David Mathieu graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 1996. He was promptly hired by Electronic Arts, where he worked on graphics for NCAA College Football, as well as Nuclear Strike and Madden Football. He subsequently left the company to co-found a post-production company called The Ballistic Pixel Lab
About this image, Mathieu says, "My inspiration was the beautiful women from the James Bond movies, as well as my wife." 3D Studio Max 3.1 was used for modeling, and DeepPaint 3D 1.5 for texturing.