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Redstick Welcomes Kurtis Dawe

March 25, 2019

Louisiana State University


LSU Welcomes Kurtis Dawe

Kurtis has been working in the industry for 8 years and is currently a Character Modeller/Artist at Electronic Arts in Vancouver. Prior to that he worked at MPC in London creating photo-real hero creatures for Lion King 2019, Dumbo and Godzilla King of Monsters.

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Before MPC, Kurtis worked at Double Negative, Method and Zoic Studios as a Creature/Character Modeler and generalist. His focus is on anatomy and studies it religiously. He is always learning new software and constantly developing more artwork at home to better his skills. When not character Modelling, he acts as a generalist and makes all types of sets, environments and props.

Screenshot of artwork from kurtis dawe

Kurtis graduated from The Art Institute of Vancouver earning is diploma in Modelling for Games and earning the best in show award for his graduation demo reel. During his schooling at The Art Institute, he developed his skills as an efficient illustrator, modeller, texture artist and generalist. Character Modelling is a strong passion.

Screenshot of artwork from kurtis dawe


Check out more of Kurtis' work on Artstation and his reel on Vimeo.