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L2 by maciejkuciara
More fun with building 3D landscapes in preparation for whats next at Learn Squared.
L2 by maciejkuciara
Same technique as before, little more time. Only addition from photoshop are the graphics. New development for future courses at
Learn Squared by maciejkuciara
Learn Squared
Preparing for next course rollout for Learn Squared requires a lot of RnD and testing to make sure we can teach the best techniques and experiences. 
This image is snippet of what the course could be about. Built and rendered in under 10 minutes. Some powerful tools there we will be sharing soon thru classes :)
Learn Squared homework by maciejkuciara
Learn Squared homework
Making this was riddled with mistakes, failures and countless hours of learning C4D workflows. Getting to learn from the best as apprentice of almighty Ash Thorp. Check out our classes at:
HexVectors by maciejkuciara

I'm self taught artist. Didn't have YouTube, Gumroad, there was barely anything on internet outside of Sijun and I couldn't afford Gnomon DVDs, nor any other platform, pretty much never had opportunity to learn proper classes to help my craft because once those became available and within reach I was already knees deep in entertainment industry.

Now with Ash Thorp as my mentor, I can finally feel like proper student taking his UI class. And I feel like deja vu with failures, stupid mistakes, new software learning curve - things that are hard to do, outside of comfort zone and brain taxing - recipe to quit right?

Wrong. A decade of self learning and failing hard taught me that failure is main ingredient of success. I didn't read books about it, all of success books these days point out this simple fact. I had to go through emotional roller-coaster to understand it.

Back then noone would get to see my mistakes because I would only post work that I'm proud of. Today, learning in field that is totally out of my comfort zone, I feel comfortable to show all of my mistakes. Prove wrong all those who might tell you 'quit it, you suck!' All of us make crappy art, but then we practice, learn and improve over time.

This is what we teach at Learn Squared. Never quit. Keep creating. Don't be afraid to fail. We all go thru same struggles, the only difference is the mileage..

Check out this Lesson 3 homework, if you slow it down, you will see tons of error messages - illustrator telling me I'm stupid 

ArtCafe is simply me talking about industry and art in general with cool gusts. I managed to get some time with my good friend Dan Luvisi to talk about film from his and my perspective, how things get done when you try to pitch a film and how they look when you work in art department.

Follow the link or scan QR code on image to get to livestream. You can also subscribe there to my channel or follow my facebook profile @ to hear when next ArtCafe talk happens.

Thanks for watching!

ArtCafe Livestream #1 by maciejkuciara


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Maciej Kuciara
Artist | Professional | Film & Animation
United States
I'm a concept designer working for film and video games industries. Some recent projects I've been working on include Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, Wachowski's sci-fi epic JUPITER ASCENDING and Naughty Dog's highly anticipated Playstation 3 exclusive THE LAST OF US.

For freelance inquiries only please contact me via me(at) .
Feel free to check out some tutorials I made for affordable prices at
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HeroLoverFoolVillain Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your galery is awesome sauce.


I'll be watching ^^
tsaji Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2015
Goth!!! Awesome!!!
Nagrobek Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2015
Fajna kreska i ogólnie spoko rysunki. 
Widać profeska w ręku: )
merekdrawings Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your artwork is so inspiring and motivating! I love pen and ink and hope I can work toward drawings and illustrations of your caliber someday.  Thank you so much for sharing! =)
AlmaUralt Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2015
Hey there, I just wanted to drop by and give you my thanks for posting your "nightly sketches" - you're giving me inspiration and motivation to keep practicing myself :)!
RobertDobolinaEsq Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2015
Ye Gods. I'm definitely hoping you can get that Showtime project out, it looks absolutely mind-blowing. Great work all around.
Fintboy Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015
Please stop drawing. Your work is to good and will bring the world in unbalance. Thanks.
Pheenix42 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015
Have you ever considered characters from 'Ghost in the Shell'?
Grim-Reach Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2015  Hobbyist
Great Artwork =]
tZuB Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Hi! Your gallery is amazing!!! I've watched you because I want to see more of your incredible stuff. Have a nice day! :D
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