Lorena Cano Acosta
Lorena Cano Acosta
Look Development · Texture Artist
Savannah, United States

About

I am a visual effects artist, specialized in texturing, who loves to craft fictional worlds and support stories in deeply moving ways. Materials are my passion, and I enjoy exploring how they look, age, and change with light. Believability is my goal, as well as thinking of creative ways to improve the quality and appearance of props and environments.

I am highly skilled in experiential design and visual communication. Prior to computer-generated graphics, I worked on architecture, interior, and editorial design, strengthening skills in spatial distribution, look development, and storytelling.

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Skills

TexturingShading3D ModelingArchitectural DesignEnvironment Design

Software proficiency

Maya
Maya
Substance 3D Painter
Substance 3D Painter
Houdini
Houdini
Arnold
Arnold
ZBrush
ZBrush
Substance 3D Designer
Substance 3D Designer
RenderMan
RenderMan
Photoshop
Photoshop
Illustrator
Illustrator
InDesign
InDesign

Experience

  • CG Generalist Intern at Hornet
    New York, United States of America
    May 2021 - Present

  • Visual Effects M.A. Student at Savannah College of Art and Design
    Savannah, United States of America
    September 2019 - March 2021

  • Motion Graphics Designer: SCADpro Collaboration at Google
    Savannah, United States of America
    September 2020 - November 2020

  • Look Development Artist at Glass Bear Studio (start-up company)
    Bogotá, Colombia
    October 2017 - September 2018

  • Junior Designer at .Puntoaparte Editores
    Bogotá, Colombia
    August 2017 - November 2018

  • Intern Architect at Obreval
    Bogotá, Colombia
    January 2016 - May 2016