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Occulus Marketing

Prior to joining Facebook one of my last freelance opportunities saw me collaborating with We Are Royale to contribute various generalist work on visual content for Facebook Occulus. I played but a small helping hand in this project in between others with primary contributions being...

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Thumbnail for John Niehuss' holiday card 2018...

Happy Holidays 2018

Much to the dismay of our extended families my wife and I have started a yearly tradition of burdening our friends and families with silly and immature Holiday cards. Our concept for 2018 provided a rewarding personal 3d project as we decided we wanted to...

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Stable Genius

  Just a personal project to let 'em know. I felt that this sentiment was under-served in the internet GIF market so I set out to correct that. I created all assets to be game-ready for some future Unity madness. For all the 3d-nerds, here...

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Offworld Native

Concept, Art Direction, Design For this more developed concept I had a brightly colored southwestern Kachina (Katsina) inspired figure in mind, but updated with future-tech. After getting the idea down on paper I modeled the helmet in 3d, which I composited over photographic plates that I...

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Old California

Some of the character concepts I came up with to establish the visual tone for a project taking place in a Gold-Rush era California - a story focusing on the unique collision of cultures that defined and realized the California we know today. I drew...

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A CG Yeti hand holds a cigarette in this image by designer / art director John Niehuss...

‘Legalized’

Originally just a part of a much larger overall campaign, I created this baller styleframe with the usual combination of zbrush / modo. I did comp and paintover in photoshop and grading with 3d Lut Creator. The job went nowhere but sometimes that's the way...

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