Kamal Nishad
KAMAL NISHAD
Artist & CGI Expert | VFX Artist | Designer - Character, Product, Storyboard etc.
24 Anand Avenue, Opposite Dr. Komal Jerath, Old Jail Road,
Amritsar - 143001 Punjab, INDIA

I am an Artist with lots of colors & ideas... CGI Expert, 2D, 3D Animation, Visual Effects, Sketching, Graphic, Painting B.F.A., Rangoli & Mehandi Artist and YouTuber

Graduated with B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fine Art). & a record holder with "Limca Book of Records", for "NON-STOP portrait sketching 130 hours".

I am unable to walk, so use wheelchair most of the time. My friend Arjun lives with me, for helping me out and travelling too. We work in the same company. Arjun is a Graphic designer, Video editor, Compositor & VFX Artist.

I works in both ways digital & traditional.. I am expert in CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) 2D & 3D Animation, Digital Painting, 3D Modeling, texturing, Particles & Dynamics, rigging, lighting + rendering... editing, compositing, Video Direction, Story-board, Visual Effects, Movie Making... and

Realistic painting, sketching, live sketching, Mehandi, Concept & Character Designing, Oil color, Water color & other medium too, Bridal Mehandi Design & Fabric painting too..,

Currently working with my own freelance group as an Admin, Artist & as an Online multimedia trainer too. Meet me, if you wanna know more about me.

EXPERIENCE
Freelance Group - Kamalnishad.com, AMRITSAR - INDIA
2009 - Present
Artist & CGI Expert | Self Employed | Owner

I do Handle mostly all types of 2D - 3D Projects, including Motion Graphics, Sketching, Painting, Digital Painting, Febric Painting, Editing, Graphic designing, 3D Camera Tracking & Match moving, Character designing, Architectural previsualization, 3D Modeling, Texturing, Shading, Lighting, Dynamics & Particles, Rigging, 2D/3D Animation, Rendering, 3D Sculpting, Maya, Max, Z-Brush, Arnold, V-Ray, Crowd Simulation... etc.

Arena Animation Amritsar, AMRITSAR - INDIA
JUNE 2016 - NOVEMBER 2017
Faculty (academic staff) 3D + VFX

Handled 3D Projects and had given Training too, Character designing, 3D Modeling, Texturing, Shading, Lighting, Dynamics & Particles, Rigging, 2D/3D Animation, Rendering, 3D Sculpting, Maya, Max, Z-Brush, V-Ray, Crowd Simulation, Camera Tracking and match moving, Visual Effects etc...

Oxl School Of Multimedia, Amritsar center (OXL GROUP), AMRITSAR - INDIA
MAY 2011 - JUNE 2016
H.O.D. (Head of Department) Multimedia

I handled & directed all projects related to multimedia (2D, 3D, VFX, Graphics and web) and had given training to students and other trainees of Maya, 3Ds Max, Photoshop, Z Brush, Sketching, Clay Modeling, Pre-Production, Production, and I handled all technical activities too.

Oxl School Of Multimedia, Amritsar center (OXL GROUP), AMRITSAR - INDIA
MAY 2010 - APRIL 2011
Faculty-Cum Animator

Maya, 3Ds Max, Photoshop, Z Brush, Sketching, Clay Modeling (Pre-Production and Production work)

WOWarts, DELHI INDIA
JULY 2009 - APRIL 2010
CG Artist, Concept Designer and Freelancer

I did all type of freelancing projects related to Multimedia (2D, 3D, VFX, Graphics & Web). I did seminar and training there too.

EDUCATION
Govt. Inst. of Fine Arts JABALPUR (M.P.) INDIA
2005 - 2009
B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fine Arts)

B.F.A. (Bachelor in Fine Arts) Commercial Art | Applied Art (4 year Degree Course)

MAAC (Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics) Kamla Nagar - Delhi INDIA
2007 - 2008
Advance Diploma in 3D and VFX (AD3D+)

Advance Diploma in Cinematics, 3D & VFX

FRAMEBOXX, Kamla Nagar - Delhi INDIA
2008 - 2010
REDBOXX II

A Comprehensive Diploma in Cinematic, 3D Computer Animation & Visual Effects

ACHIEVEMENT
Limka Book of Recards
MAY 2007
Record Holder at Limka Book of Recards for "NON-STOP Portrait sketching 130 hours"

Record Holder at Limka Book of Recards for "NON-STOP Portrait sketching 130 hours"

Skills
3D Modeling
Realistic | Character | Creature | Cartoon | Organic | Non-Organic | Machine | Interior | Exterior | Hard surfaces | environments | modular level sets | vehicles | props etc…
3D Texturing
Realistic | Toon | Hand-Painted | Matte-Painting
3D Lighting
Arnold | V-ray for | Mental Ray for Maya and Max
3D Sculpting and Painting in ZBrush
Realistic | Toon
3D Particles
Maya | Max | Real Flow
3D Dynamics
Maya | Max | Real Flow
3D Rendering
Arnold | V - Ray | Mental Ray | Renderman for Max & Maya
3D Rigging
Organic and Non-organic rigging in Maya & Max
2D Rigging
Organic and Non-organic rigging in Moho, Toon Boom Studio & Harmony
3D Animation
3D character and technical | mechanical animation in Maya & Max
2D Animation
2D Frame by frame animation in Moho | After Effects | Flash | Toon boom studio & Harmony
Whiteboard Animation
Character Design
With Hand drawing or Digital pen Tablet then 3D model with any level of details.
Painting, Sketching, Rangoli & Mehandi (Heena) design
Handdrawn - Oil color | Water color | Pencil | Charcoal | Pastels Freehand Rangoli & Bridal Mehandi etc.
Live Portrait Sketch
If someone is sitting still, in-front of me, as a model. Good recognizable face in less then 20 minutes.
Level design and Environment art in 3D & After Affects
Motion Graphics
After Effects & Moho
Matte Painting and Digital Painting
Photoshop | Coral Painter | Paint Tool SAI | ZBrush etc…
Tracking and Match Moving
PFTrack | After effcts
Compositing
After Effects
Editing
Premiere
Direction and Story Telling
Website Designing for professionals / Personal / Company
WordPress
Teaching / Training skills
Sketching | Painting | Image Editing | 3D modeling to animation | Video Editing | Compositing | Camera racking | all above mentioned skills
SOFTWARE
Maya
3Ds Max
Photoshop
ZBrush
Real Flow
PFTrack
After Effects
Premeire
Arnold for Maya
V-Ray for Max
Autocad
Moho
Toon Boom Studio
Toon Boom Harmony
Paint Tool SAI
Marvelous Designer
Wordpress
Blender
Windows OS
MAC OS
PERSONAL DETAILS
Physical Disability
I am unable to walk, so use wheelchair most of the time. My Caretaker & friend Arjun Singh lives with me, for helping me out and travelling too. Arjun is a Graphic designer, Video editor VFX Artist and Compositor.
Birthday
I was born on 7th August of 1987 (in papers) and 26th August 1987 (in real).
Language
Hindi, English
Nationality
INDIAN
Interests
Playing Music on Keyboard & Mouth Organ, Painting, Portrait Sketching & Digital Painting, Reading Books, Stories & Novels, Photography, Watching Movies, Discovery Channel and Travelling etc...