Simon Danaher

Simon Danaher

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First Name * Simon
Last Name * Danaher
Username * simond
Country * United Kingdom
Nationality Welsh
Languages EnglishWelsh


Current Position Animator;Artist;Compositor;Educator / Instructor;Modeller;Production;Renderer;Writer / Editor
Areas of Expertise AdvertistingAutomotiveGraphic DesignInterior DesignLighting DesignMotion Picture or VideoPost ProductionPre ProductionTelevisonVFXVisualisationillustration
Preferred Tools IllustrationModelingAnimationLightingShadingSurfacingCompositingTexturingDesignArt DirectionBodyPaintCINEMA 4DMayamental raySOFTIMAGE|XSIPhotoshopVray3DSMax


Availability: Freelance


From slick and sexy portraits to intricately detailed digital
canvases, Simon’s work is always exciting and precise.
Inspired by minimalism, retro kitch and with a strong
compositional eye he creates original and arresting
artwork in a range of styles; from cool and professional to
edgy, raw and bold: always with a keen eye for beauty in
the execution.

In 2007 Simon's work won the Grand Prix in the Press category
at the Cannes Lions Advertising Awards (Agency Saatchi & Saatchi,
client Procter & Gamble).

With 5 highly-rated books on computer graphics
techniques and many reviews, features and tutorials for
the computer/creative press under his belt, Simon is an
active contributor in knowledge market. He has lectured
on digital media technology in London, provided training
for university faculty staff (Bristol and Sunderland) and
has received invitiations to give talks at University
College London. He was also approached by SAIC to
brief high-level US government officials and the CIA at a
2006 San Fransisco conference on the use of digital
technology by terrorist organizations.


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