Wayne Robson is a freelance digital artist who has taught Mudbox around the world at venues are varied as Studio Babelsberg near Berlin and at the Vienna science academy. He is the programmer behind 'MudWalker' 'Wayne's Vector Displacement Shader' for use with Mental Ray using Mudbox vector displacement maps and his own application ‘ReDucto’. As a freelance artist he has worked in TV, Games and Film and Wayne owns Mudbox Hub and Psycho Core Software.
He is also the Author of 8 DVD’s, 2 books, and is the brain behind the well received ‘QuickStart’ series of Mudbox tips and trick videos. He is also an Autodesk Authorised Developer and publisher and has taught artists from top films FX houses and games firms from all over the world and his DVD's on Autodesk Mudbox can be found at some of the top film FX and Game houses in the world.
Michael McCarthy is an accomplished 3D artist and trainer from Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Michael's skills in the 3D field are built on many years of painting and drawing. Character and FX animation are a few of Michael's passions. Michael has been an author and contributor to many 3ds max books and created training and documentation for 3ds max as well as many of it's most popular plug-ins. Michael is an Autodesk Certified Instructor and teaches at The New England Institute of Art, Siggraph Master Classes, and studios such as CafeFX. Always on the cutting edge of technology, Michael works with many leading 3d developers doing product design and training for new products including Particle Flow Box 2 and Zookeeper. His experience on projects such as Spiderman 3, Nims Island,Treasure Quest, and Sims keeps Michael engaged in all nuances of film, broadcast, and games production.
Perry has over 18 years experience in film, television and games. He has created visual effects for seven feature films, directed 2 half-hour animated children's shows which aired in 31 million households, co-authored the best-selling 848 page book "Mastering Maya" which was the first book released about Maya. He speaks regularly on the subjects of animation and visual effects across the country, primarily at universities such as Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and New York University (NYU). Perry has also taught at multiple colleges and universities, including NYU's Center for Advanced Digital Applications (CADA), Emerson College and TrueMax Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark.