TUCHO FERNÁNDEZ CALO
Tucho Fernández Calo
E-mail: tucho at artbytucho.com
Online portfolio: www.artbytucho.com
Date of birth: 21th June 1981
Games worked on:
Personal projects:Dawn of Man (PC).PlanetBase (PC, XBOX ONE and PS4).FullBlast SHMUP game (Steam, Android, iOS, Ouya, Wii U and it will be also available on Xbox and PS Vita soon).Glest freeware RTS game, more than 2 millions of downloads from the official site (PC).F.E.A.R.3 from Day 1 Studios (XBOX360, PS3 and PC).Risen 2 from Piranha bytes (XBOX360, PS3 and PC).The adventures of Tin Tin from Ubisoft (3DS).Riddick: The Merc Files from Gaming Corps (iOS)Gangstar Rio: City of Saints from Gameloft (iOS and Android)Raceroom Racing Experience from Simbin Studios (PC).March of War from ISOTX (PC, MAC, iOS and Android).Zombeer from Moonbite (XBOXLive, PSN and PC).Bloodbath from Freedom Factory (XBOX360, PS3, WiiU and PC).Scream 4 from Codeglue and The Weinstein Company (iOS and Android)The Last Mage from Summer Time Studio (Android).Terra Tech from Terra Tek Studios (PC).Soma from Frictional Games (PC and PS4 No released yet).What's up? Zombie! from Summer Time Studio (Android).Gods and Towers from Gundog Studios (Android).Exiled Heroes from Nerlaska Studio (PC, cancelled).
As employee:Wanted: Weapons of Fate from Grin (XBOX360, PS3 and PC).Motion Sports from Ubisoft. (XBOX360).Unannounced AAA project from Grin.2 Unannounced XboxLive projects from Grin.The Scourge Project from Tragnarion Studios (PC).
ARTISTIC AND TECHNICAL SKILLS
Highly detailed realtime prop and character creation, using several software to model, texture and generate normals, mainly: 3ds max, Zbrush, Topogun, Photoshop and Xnormal.
I Also have experience working with several game engines: Unreal engine, Diesel, Lyn, Torque, Nebula, HPL, Unity, etc.
2016/2018- Art direction and creation of all the character and animal models for Dawn of Man2014- Terra Tech, FullBlast, Team Actimel 2013- March of War, Riddick: The Merc Files, Archangel2012- Soma, Railroad Island!, Zombeer2011- Scream 4 iOS, The adventures of Tin Tin, Raceroom Racing Experience, Gods and Towers, Gangstar Rio: City of Saints, The Last Mage2010- F.E.A.R.3, Risen 2, Blood Bath
2015/2016- Art direction and creation of the whole 3D art for Planetbase
2010/2015 Work as freelance prop and character artist for several companies, see below some of the projects I worked on by year (More info about these projects on the summary section) (Barcelona & Galicia).
2009/2010 Prop creation for Motion Sports, a project from Ubisoft (Barcelona).
2009 Prop creation for an unannounced AAA project and two XboxLive projects from Grin (Barcelona).
2007/2008 Prop creation for "Wanted", a project from Grin (Barcelona).
2007 Awarded 10th place in the 2007 Dominance War international character creation challenge.
2005/2007 Environment and character creation for "Scourge", a project from Tragnarion Studios (Palma de Mallorca).
2004/2005 Background and concept art creation for the film “Bieito Dubidoso” from Deboura Cultural (Vigo).
2003/2005 Creation of the whole graphic content in Glest, the free real-time strategy game, that won the 1st prize at Art Futura 2004 (Barcelona) and Mundos Digitales 2005 (A Coruña). This project was released by several game magazines like Bravo Screenfun (250.000 copies) and has more than 2.000.000 downloads from the official site.
2002 Illustrations for the book "O Reino de Galicia" and "O memorial do infortunio" published by A Nosa Terra (Vigo).
2002 Illustrations for the "e-negociogalicia" magazine published by the Centro de Competencias en Comercio Electrónico (Santiago).
2002 While on the illustration course, worked as intern at the CESGA (Supercomputing Center of Galicia) in Santiago.
2002/2003 3ds max course
PC Carrier school (Santiago).
2000/2002 Formative cycle of top degree in illustration
Pablo Picasso Art School (A Coruña).
1997/1999 Secondary Education
I.E.S. Fraga de Novio (Porto do Son, A Coruña).