TYLER BOLYARD
TYLER BOLYARD
3D Character Artist - Walt Disney Animation Studios
Los Angeles, United States of America

Summary

Currently working as a Look Development Artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios where I've had the honor of contributing my talents to Zootopia, Moana, Inner Workings and currently the upcoming Wreck it Ralph sequel. I've been working in the entertainment industry since 2013 after graduating from the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood, CA. Previously I studied illustration and sculpture at the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, OH.

Skills

Digital Sculpting3D ModelingTexturingShadingHair/Fur Grooming

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Mudbox
Mudbox
ZBrush
ZBrush
Photoshop
Photoshop
Illustrator
Illustrator
After Effects
After Effects
Substance Painter
Substance Painter
mental ray
mental ray
Keyshot
Keyshot
V-Ray
V-Ray
Arnold
Arnold
Nuke
Nuke

Productions

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    • Movie
      Moana
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Look Development Artist
    • Company
      Walt Disney Animation Studios
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    • Movie
      Inner Workings
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Look Development Artist
    • Company
      Walt Disney Animation Studios
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    • Movie
      Zootopia
    • Year
      2016
    • Role
      Look Development Artist
    • Company
      Walt Disney Animation Studios
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    • TV Production
      Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Texture Artist
    • Company
      Nickelodeon Animation Studio

Experience

  • Look Development Artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    October 2014 - Present

    Texturing, surfacing, hair and fur grooming for characters and environments.

    Zootopia

    Moana

    Inner Workings

    Wreck it Ralph 2

  • Texture Artist at Nickelodeon Animation Studio
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    February 2014 - October 2014 (8 months)

    Texturing and surfacing characters and environments for Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D animated TV Show.

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

  • Modeling & Texturing Artist at Psyop
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    February 2014 - March 2014 (1 month)

    Modeling and texturing for Clash of Clans Clan Wars Commercial.

  • 3D Modeler at Gentle Giant Studios
    Los Angeles, United States of America
    October 2013 - November 2013 (1 month)

    Sculpting and modeling using Zbrush and Maya on various toys and maquettes for clients.

  • Creature Shop Intern at Jim Henson Company
    New York, United States of America
    June 2010 - August 2010 (2 months)

    Worked as an intern at Jim Henson's NYC creature shop on various film and television projects.

    Sesame Street

    The Muppet Movie