Paul McMahon

Paul McMahon

Freelance 3D DesignerIreland
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Paul McMahon

Paul McMahon

Freelance 3D DesignerIreland
About me
Paul McMahon aka The Rusted Pixel. Creating colourful and playful work in the C4D community.
  • Adobe Fairytales
    Adobe FairytalesI was approached by Adobe earlier this year to become an Adobe Partner and make model packs for the Adobe Stock community. I was tasked with creating two models packs that would be optimized for Adobe Dimension so they had to be easy to subdivide, well modeled and designed, unwrapped and shaded. I modeled the pieces in C4D and unwrapped in Rizom before using Substance Painter to create PBR materials - a material type used by Adobe Dimension. I had a ton of creative freedom and getting to bring
  • Jack's Patch
    Jack's Patch"Jacks Patch" is a tale of a pumpkin carver who visits the eve before Halloween to deliver free Jack-O-Lanterns to everyone in the town to keep evil spirits away. Of course, they are carved with love. Animated and directed by The Rusted Pixel. Sound and music by Jeff Moberg.
  • Seinfeld Fanart
    Seinfeld FanartAs a huge fan of Seinfeld I've always wanted to create a personal project based around different quotes and references from the show. I purposely chose some of the more abstract quotes and jokes to challenge myself to create something interesting and stylized. Click to enlarge each one.
  • 3D Modeling for Design Course.
    3D Modeling for Design Course.I've just post my new "Ultimate Guide to Stylized Modeling" with Mograph Mentor for those who want to learn to create 3D artwork. The workshop is very heavily focused on design and how to create a cohesive scene. Throughout the workshop you'll learn how to correctly and quickly make simple objects packed with charm and appeal. Those who already have experience in CINEMA 4D may find some interesting tips and tricks to speed up their modeling workflow too. For the launch of the workshop there's a
  • Pink Party
    Pink PartyI was invited by the kind folks over at Dash Studio, Raleigh N.C. to create a six second animation for their upcoming event "Dash Bash" for summer 2020. Since it's a fun get together, I decided to model and animate a huge feast to get people excited for the event! I had such a great time creating the spot that I felt the project had more potential. More to build and animate. So I extended the piece with some extra tasty scenes for you to enjoy!
  • Dinner is Served
    Dinner is ServedA short looping animation project I'm working on.
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  • Fresh Future
    Fresh FutureFresh Future is a launchpad for discovering and awarding creative talent on merit, without compromise. Our capacity to create thrives when there are no boundaries, no borders and no limits. Fresh is an annual awards initiative for creativity that is inclusive, culturally-focussed and global but most of all, it's free for everyone to take part. We built Fresh to realize and nurture a new way to reward creativity. Shape the future, showcase your creativity.
Work history
    OwnerThe Rusted Pixel
    Donegal, IrelandFreelance
    Designer aka The Rusted Pixel
    Freelance 3D DesignerThe Rusted Pixel
    Freelance creative designer and 3d modeller. I've been creating artwork for 8 years. In the past 12 months I've worked for brands such as Disney Jr., Google, Snapchat, EPSN, Expedia and Three mobile. My work has a very distinctive, stylized appeal.
  • 3D Design
  • 3D Animation
  • 3D Modeling
  • UV Mapping
  • 3D Sculpting
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • 3D Illustration
  • Motion
  • Motion Graphics
  • Modelling
    1st BA (Hons) Animation & Motion GraphicsUniversity of Wolverhampton
    Wolverhampton, United Kingdom