Interview with Fuad Quaderi

Fuad Quaderi is a Concept Designer from Iran with 5 years of industry experience. He likes to work with 3D-Coat, Blender and Keyshot.

What led you into the CGI/3D? Tell us your story.

I remember when I was a school boy I was so playful and rogue to go to school so I prefered to ignore the school and go to game clubs around the house and playing games for hours. So when I was playing, I was studying game art too!

Games where a powerful motivation to go and learn something to make 3D art, after buying a computer I started to learn 3ds max and I bought some books about learning that software. After a while I decided to quit the school and focus to learn 3D art at home.

Where do you go to get inspired? What/Who inspires you?

I’m always searching to find a different angle to look at the universe and find a wide understanding of humanity, so I try to understand our dynamic world and trying to have connection with great concepts and convert them into shapes.

How does a typical working day look like?

I never sit in front of the computer to start a serious job and people never see me while i’m working, and they told me: Man! You’re always playing games or sleeping, but i’m always sketching with my brain cells and I create them with tools in a short period of time.

What does your workplace look like?

Super simple but I think it’s too much for me and i’m living like a lord behind it XD

How do you stay motivated in this tough industry?

Dynamism of universe and concepts motivates me to open my eyes to search and experiment so I can’t stop myself.

What is your passion beside CGI/3D?

I like playing with instruments so much, even more than cgi, I would love to study about rhythms so much.

How do you keep your portfolio up to date? Any tips?

I drop anything that I like and there is no obsession for upload, I prefer to upload what i really have challenged with.

What Software do you use to create your artwork?

I use anything that I think it’s ok to explore something new, but for common questions my general answer is 3D-Coat. I use so many 3d tools such as Blender, Moi3d, Marmoset Toolbag, Alchemy, octane
Keyshot and Photoshop.

What Software do you want to learn in future? And why?

I like to learn so many software packages such as Alias Design, because it’s very powerful
software’s for designing real vehicles with horrible surfaces and scripting white python for Blender to develope my favorite tools.

Which books would you recommend to the read?

Sociology of art and threshold of doom by Amir-Hossein Aryanpour.

What music do you listen to while working?

Electronic, progressive rock and classical music

Any advice for new Artists?

Stop thinking about feedback or job and make what their really like. Feedback has energy, but it may stop the way of evolution too.