Welcome to my Glossary. Here I define the words and technical terms that I use in my blog.

Disclaimer: These are my interpretations, not official definitions, because dictionaries are not that fun.

AC – EF – G – LM – PTS – W3

A

Artist

That is you.

Artstation

Social media platform for digital artists, mainly for the game and movie industries.

C

Close-up

Super big zoom to capture tiny details.

Concept-artist

A magician who turns ideas into images.

Cubebrush

This is one of the online store that I use as a third party to sell my Photo Reference Packs.

Cut-out images

Images in PNG format with a transparent background which were previously cut-out from an original photo.

E

Eagle view

Imagine you are an eagle. Now, how do you see the world ? Pretty cool isn’t it.

F

Free sample

This is a free photo that I give at original quality without watermark. 

G

Gumroad

This is one of the online store that I use as a third party to sell my Photo Reference Packs.

L

Lighting

Techniques to light. This is more complex that it sounds.

M

Macro

Gather all of the main informations about a subject and put it into this word. I use it mainly as a synonyme of “Wide angle shot”

Material

Substance that composes stuff. We all know what it is but no one seems to explain it clearly. 

Material blending

The result of the meeting of one material with another, or more.

Matte-Painter

Usually working for movies, this is an artist who paints sceneries that will be used in footage video.

Micro

Tiny details from the macro informations.

P

Photobashing

Technique that uses photo editing + painting to produce a concept-art.

Photo Reference Pack

A group of images classified by themes that artists use as references, assets or inspiration. I’d like to add “to create artworks” but who knows what you do with them…

PNG

Image format. I use it when I create cut-out photo packs to have a transparent background.

S

Shortcut

it combines perspective + anatomy.

Stylization

is an refining process where you capture the essential.

T

Texture

Surface of a everything that you see in the universe.

U

UE4 - Unreal Engine 4

Game engine made by Epic games.

W

Worm view

Imagine you are a worm, with eyes.

3

3D Artist

A digital artist who does modeling, sculpting or 3D scanning using a software more or less expensive.

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