Madeleine Scott-Spencer has used ZBrush extensively for 10 years. She has worked in visual effects, toys and collectible design as well as the creation of digital maquettes for concept design. Maddie has worked with Pixologic, Gentle Giant Studios, Activision, Hasbro, and numerous other major studios. She served as a designer at Weta Workshop on the Hobbit trilogy as well as working in design and textures at Weta Digital.
Madeleine has taught classes for Gnomon since 2006 and, produced numerous video tutorials and manuals for the ZBrush community, 3D World Magazine, and others. Writing under the byline Scott Spencer, Madeleine is also the author of the highly-regarded books ZBrush Character Creation: Advanced Digital Sculpting, ZBrush Creature Design, and ZBrush Digital Sculpting: Human Anatomy. She graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2005, studied classical figurative sculpture at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy, and performed cadaver lab studies in support of multiple artists anatomy projects. She currently resides in Wellington, New Zealand.
Favourite Visual Artist
Lucio Fulci Zombie, Suspiria, The Last Unicorn
Favourite TV Shows
X Files, Buffy, Night Gallery, Rome, Deadwood
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Current 93, COIL, Austra, Gun Club, Leadbelly. L7,
Maldoror, La Bas, Les Fleurs due Mal
Baudelaire, Rimbaud, Lautremont, Huysmans
Tools of the Trade
ZBrush, Photoshop, Clay, paint
french, reading, writing, growing things