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Metin Seven
Metin Seven
visualizer • pixel artist • illustrator • 3D designer
Bussum, Netherlands

👨‍🎨 Experienced freelance Dutch visualizer, pixel artist, illustrator and 3D designer with a background in game development, news cartoons, television animation and magazine redaction.

👨‍💼 Represented by the Comic House agency:
🎨 https://comichouse.nl/author/seven
📞 +31 (0)20 32 000 78
metin@comichouse.nl

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✅ Stylized / cartoon-style 3D modeling of characters, props and toys.
✅ Realistically rendered toy (character) and product visualization.
✅ Stylized 3D illustration (including low-polygon 3D style).
✅ Voxel art (3D pixel art).
✅ Graphic illustration (2D vector or bitmap images).
✅ Pixel art (8-bit game style pixel art, isometric pixel art).
✅ Elementary animation (animated logos, GIF animation cycles).

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❌ UV mapping / texturing.
❌ Character rigging.
❌ Photorealistic 3D humans or animals.
❌ Laborious animation.

💪 Defied deadlines for A Little Lovely Company, Blender Foundation, Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Dutch National Police Corps, Adidas, Google, Greenpeace, IKEA, Malmberg, Marni, Microsoft, NRC.next, NS (Dutch Railways), NU.nl, Ordina, Patswerk, Sanoma, Sogeti, Sony, VPRO television, and many others.

📃 Recommendations and more info on LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/metinseven

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🛒 SHOPS

● 3D models, including free 3D models:
https://cgtrader.com/metinseven

● Stock images, in high resolution:
https://stock.adobe.com/contributor/208717464/MetinSeven

● 2D prints, on various items:
https://society6.com/sevensheaven

● 3D prints:
https://shapeways.com/shops/sevensheaven

🙏 Thanks for your support!

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⌛ CHRONOLOGY

● Technical Artist for the Blender Foundation.

● Toy modeler and visualizer for A Little Lovely Company, Boost Group, Crazy Label (Hong Kong), Megapromotions, Mr Maria, SIL Products, Toy Industries Of Europe, UNGA Toys and more.

● Daily news cartoonist for the Dutch NU.nl news platform.

● Weekly cartoonist and comic creator for the Dutch NRC.next newspaper.
🔗 https://www.deviantart.com/m7/gallery/53912830/comic-art-and-scenarios

● Designer of graphics for several Dutch television productions.

● Co-creator of two children's animation series for the Dutch VPRO TV network.

● Alpha / beta tester of 3ds Max and several renderers, including finalRender, V-Ray and Renderman.

● Writer and illustrator for various online and printed media, including Amiga Magazine, Blender Nation, BoingBoing, CG Cookie, Computable, Elsevier, Emerce, Esquire, iCulture, Intermediair, MacFan, NRC.next, PC Magazine, PC-Active and Volkskrant Banen.
🔗 Film reviews: https://letterboxd.com/metinseven

● Editor of Amiga Magazine, which was the only Dutch Amiga computer magazine that was distributed to stores across the Netherlands and Belgium.
🔗 All Amiga Magazine issues: https://archive.org/details/@metin_seven

● Designer and graphic artist of games for the Commodore Amiga, MS-DOS, Windows and more.
🔗 https://archive.org/details/team-hoi-games-retrogaming-retrospective

Skills

3D Animation3D Modeling3D Printing3D VisualizationAnimationArt DirectionCartooningCartoonsCharacter DesignComic ArtComicsDigital SculptingEditorial illustrationExplanimationGame DesignGame GraphicsIcon DesignIllustrationImage editingInfographicsLogo DesignMedical IllustrationPhotographyPixel ArtPresentationsProduct DesignPromotionsRenderingRetouchingScientific IllustrationToy DesignVector IllustrationVoxel ArtWriting

Software proficiency

Blender
Blender
ZBrush
ZBrush
MoI3D
MoI3D
MagicaVoxel
MagicaVoxel
Affinity Photo
Affinity Photo
Affinity Designer
Affinity Designer