Artist: Mike Filippoff

Artist Mike Filippoff does the majority of his work in 3D Studio Max and creates textures in both Photoshop and Painter. Currently, he works for game developer SSI. Filippoff says SSI gave him a job when he had almost zero computer experience and was working as a freelance illustrator. Filippoff says, "I fell in love with 3D animation and work almost exclusively on the computer now."