Garware - CG Lighting Artist. - Pune, Maharashtra, India

Narendra Garware

Pune, Maharashtra, India

Services

CG Lighting Artist.

Summary:

As Senior Lighting / Surfacing Artist with wide range of experience and skills in CG Look-Development, I specialize in creating high quality, photo-realistic HDR visuals. By utilizing advanced lighting and material rendering techniques.

Technical skills:
Autodesk Maya: Lighting and shading.
Mental Ray for Maya: Lighting and shading.
Pixar’s Renderman Studio: Lighting and basic shading.
The Foundry - Nuke: Basic compositing.
Adobe Suites: After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere.
Combustion: Compositing.
Other softwares: Final Cut Pro. Avid.

Work History

Senior Artist

Tata Elxsi

From February 2007

Senior Artist LIGHTING.

VCL,Tata Elxsi

February 2007 - February 2007

Film Projects:
“Arjun" – The Warrior Prince.” -Lighting lead and shading. Animated feature film for UTV Motion Pictures.
“Roadside Romeo.” - Lighting lead and shading. Animated feature film for Yash Raj Films and Disney.

TV Series Projects:
“Dragons - Riders of Berk.” -Lighting ( TV Series five episodes ) Dreamworks.
“Gummy Bear.” -Lighting. (DVD) A2E Productions.

TV Commercial Projects:
“Bisleri.” -Lighting and shading.(TV Commercial). Equinox Films.
“Zero is Here.” -Lighting and shading. (TV Commercial for Videocon Mobiles) Ravi Udaywar Films.
“Kellogs Chittos.” -Lighting. (TV Commercial) Classic Films.

Miscellaneous Projects:
“Huntik.” -Lighting and shading. ( Stereoscopic Dark Rides for Rainbow Magicland ) Rainbow Studios Italy.
“TCS Rajarahat.” -Lighting.(Stereoscopic Architectural Presentation) TATA Consultancy Services.
“TATA Aria.” -Lighting. ( Stereoscopic Automobile Presentation ) TATA MOTORS.
“TATA Prima.” -Lighting. ( Stereoscopic Automobile Presentation ) TATA MOTORS.
“TATA Manza.” -Lighting. ( TATA MOTORS Indigo MANZA car TV commercial ) FCB Ulka.
“Ta Ra Rum Pum.” -Lighting ( 3D Animated song for film Tara Rum Pum. ) Yash Raj Films.

3D Jeneralist.

Future Thought Productions.

October 2003 - February 2007

Projects:
“Crime Time.” - ( Short films series 2D+3D ) IP Future Thought Productions Pvt. Ltd.
Responsibilities: Background Lighting toonshading, Compositing, Postproduction.

“Fruitless.” - ( 3D short film ) IP Future Thought Productions Pvt. Ltd.
Responsibilities: Lighting (Hair with XSI), Compositing, Postproduction, Set Modeling, Prop modeling and texturing.

“Haptics” - ( 3D short film ) IP Future Thought Productions Pvt. Ltd.
Responsibilities: Set modeling, Prop modeling, Texturing of props, Rigging of props, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing
Organized the props, Structured the files with naming conventions, scene management, Optimization of the models,
Co- mentored background team, Created a database of all texture files and scene files, Organized,
Planned and optimized the lighting area, R & D spider, Created a database for rendering pipeline.

“CreepShow.”-( 2D and 3D) compositing.
Responsibilities: R & D on particles, achieved all the things that was not addressed because of shortage of time from
3D perspective.

“Meena.”- ( 2D TV series ) UNICEF.
Responsibilities: Used the knowledge of combustion and showed different possibilities with the software. Mentored the partners.

“Quick fix.”- ( 2D Short film )
Responsibilities: Worked with particles and compositing of scenes that were distributed amongst the teammates.

“Valuemax Calling Cards.” - ( 2D TV Commercial.)
Responsibilities: Compositing and Postproduction of the project.

Core team member,Lighting.

Future Thought Production

October 2003 - February 2007

Crime Time Series 2D+3D - Background Lighting 2D style, Compositing, Postproduction.

Fruitless 3D- Lighting (Hair with XSI), Compositing, Postproduction,Set Modeling, Prop modeling and texturing.

Haptics 3D- Set modeling, Prop modeling, Texturing of props, Rigging of props, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing
Organized the props, Structured the files with naming conventions, scene management, Optimization of the models,
Co- mentored background team, Created a database of all texture files and scene files, Organized, Planned and optimized the lighting area, R & D spider, Created a database for rendering pipeline.

2D and 3D CreepShow- compositing
Did R & D on particles, achieved all the things that was not addressed because of shortage of time from 3D perspective.

2D Meena- compositing
Used the knowledge of combustion and showed different possibilities with the software. Mentored the partners.

Quick fix- compositing
Worked with particles and compositing of scenes that were distributed amongst the teammates.

Valuemax Calling Cards -2D TV Commercial Compositing.
Compositing and Postproduction of the project.

Broadcast Graphics Designer.

Global Video Vision, Mumbai

June 2002 - October 2003

Animated menus for DVD authoring . Worked on Maya, 3DS Max, Combustion. also Final Cut Pro for editing.
Above 200 movie menus done
'TTA' (TipTop Entertainment Animated Logo) in 3D max.
'Light Records' Animated Company logo in 3D max.
Worked on so many Bollyowood Movie DVD's for Menu Designs form Combustion, Maya and Final Cut Pro.
Done Keying and Animated Designs for Anchor show's Backgrounds, in Final Cut Pro

Lighting Lead.

Visual Computing Labs. Tata Elxsi Ltd.

Film Projects:
“Arjun – The Warrior Prince.” -Animated feature film for UTV Motion Pictures.
Responsibilities: Character lighting workflow with Renderman along with toonshading.
Renderman shading and assets. Troubleshooting.

“Roadside Romeo.” -Animated feature film for Yash Raj Films and Disney.
Responsibilities: Lighting Lead. Worked on shading for main characters. Set the lighting workflow in Renderman for
characters with fur. Troubleshooting.

TV Series Projects:
“Dragons - Riders of Berk.” -Lighting ( Dragons. 5 TV Series episodes ) Dreamworks.
Responsibilities: Precomp approvals. Lighting Lead. Set the lighting workflow in Mental Ray for characters and environments.
Designed Dragon lighting Tool for lighters with help of scripters based on the lighting requirements. Troubleshooting.

“Gummy Bear.” -Lighting. (DVD) A2E Productions.
Responsibilities: Lighting Lead.
TV Commercial Projects:

“Bisleri.” -Lighting and Shading.(TV Commercial). Equinox Films.
Responsibilities: Lighting Lead. Did Shading for Bisleri monster using Renderman Studio. Matched lighting to live actions plates.

“Zero is Here.” -Lighting and Shading. (TV Commercial for Videocon Mobiles) Ravi Udaywar Films.
Responsibilities: Lighting Lead. Characters Shading.

“Kellogs Chittos.” -Lighting. (TV Commercial) Classic Films.
Responsibilities: Lighting Lead.
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Miscellaneous Projects:

“Huntik.” -Lighting and Shading. ( Stereoscopic Dark Rides for Rainbow Magicland ) Rainbow Studios Italy.
Responsibilities: Lighting and Shading. Used Renderman Studio for characters with fur and environments.

“TCS Rajarahat.” -Lighting.(Stereoscopic Architectural Presentation) TATA Consultancy Services.
Responsibilities: Lighting Lead. 3D stereoscopic + Mental Ray.

“TATA Aria.” -Lighting. ( Stereoscopic Automobile Presentation ) TATA MOTORS.
Responsibilities: Lighting Lead. Lit and Rendered TATA ARIA still images for advertising.

“TATA Prima.” -Lighting. ( Stereoscopic Automobile Presentation ) TATA MOTOR

Qualifications & Certifications

Advanced Photorealism with Mental Ray with Boaz Livny

CG Society Workshop.

Diploma in Film & Video Post production

Sibar Media and Entertainmaent.

Bachelor Of Fine Arts.

Kalaniketan Mahavidyalaya Kolhapur.

Sibar Media & Entertainment Pvt Ltd.Hyd.

BFA. (Commercial Applied Arts)

Kalaniketan Kolhapur

Kalaniketan Mahavidhyalya

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