This is the website & Blog for Paul Carpenter, I am a freelance 3d & Motion Graphics artist and Illustrator based in London, here you find examples of my work, 3d, 2d, sketches & photographs and any inspirational images I find on the web.

Showreel 2013

Showreel 2013

Here’s my updated showreel for 2013, hope you like it.
Mission Survival - Book Covers

Mission Survival – Book Covers

Here are the first three Book covers that I did for Random House’s YA series written by Bear Grylls. TheseĀ  were such a pleasure to do and I can’t remember the last time I enjoyed a job so much. Many thanks to Dominica Clements (Senior Designer at Random House) for...
Candlehead

Candlehead

Here’s an image that just keeps cropping up in my noggin, I’ve finally got round to making it in 3d, Still not finished, but I was very pleased with these early renders
Anger Eating Demon

Anger Eating Demon

Here are a couple of renders of a character that I’ve been working on. He’s based on an old Buddhist folk tale, and one day he’ll be turned into a children’s book
Latest entries
Bear Grylls: Mission Survival Rage of the Rhino

Bear Grylls: Mission Survival Rage of the Rhino

Here is my latest cover for the Bear Grylls young adult Mission Survival series of novels. This one is called ‘Rage of the Rhino’. Dominica Clements, senior designer at Random House (or is it Renguin Random now,) asked for an exciting scene with the young hero being chased by a suitably threatening rhino. The colours...
Sellotape - Christmas campaign.

Sellotape – Christmas campaign.

Here’s some artwork I did for Brothers & Sisters, who asked me to create a partridge and and a pear tree wrapped up in christmas wrapping paper and a model of Sellotapes’s new ‘On-Hand Dispenser’. I created the tree model in 3d, sculpted it and rendered in C4D. The guys over at Brothers & Sisters...
Wine Label:- Force Majeur

Wine Label:- Force Majeur

Here’s a wine label I did for Indigo wines.They wanted a label, in woodcutty style to reflect the Name Force Majeur ( Force of Nature). A fun job.
Showreel 2013

Showreel 2013

Here’s my updated showreel for 2013, hope you like it.
Parrots

Parrots

Here are some Sketches I did for a job that never came though, for a cheeky parrot.
Collider Conference

Collider Conference

Neon, was recently asked to create the introduction trailer for the Collider Conference in New York. I was tasked with contributing a broken down rusting Colossus. Here are some of the quick concepts/style frames I made up for the approval process. Here is the final piece. I used zbrush, 3ds Max and Photoshop to create...
Neon - Macro

Neon – Macro

Here’s a film I helped make whilst at Neon. It’s called Macro and takes the camera mapping technique a stage further.I did the texturing on the skateboard using Mari and Photoshop.
Mission Survival - Book Covers

Mission Survival – Book Covers

Here are the first three Book covers that I did for Random House’s YA series written by Bear Grylls. TheseĀ  were such a pleasure to do and I can’t remember the last time I enjoyed a job so much. Many thanks to Dominica Clements (Senior Designer at Random House) for giving me the opportunity. Gold...
Viruses

Viruses

Here are some little virus characters I designed a while ago for a job. I came across them whilst sorting out my work folders. I was quite pleased with them, quite a lot of character, in a minimalist sort of way, they were supposed to look like little computer chips/transistor thingmabobs.        ...
Film Poster

Film Poster

I recently did a film poster for a mate’s film called ‘The Fantastic Megan Fox’.
Sky Fragments - EVOLUTION

Sky Fragments – EVOLUTION

Latest ad we did for Sky Movies whilst at Neon. I did the Tinitin section. A bit more tricky as we had to combine moving footage into a freeze frame 2.5d effect
Sky Summer of Sports shots

Sky Summer of Sports shots

Here are a series of shots I did for Sky& Brothers & Sisters whilst at Neon. Only using still photos. Here is the original image for the Lewis Smith shot