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WHO I AM
I am a Artist specialized in photorealistic computer generated imagery / animation based in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

My work ranges from art direction to creation logo animations, packshots and CG shorts.

I’m currently working as a freelancer but I am also open to in-house work whenever I’m available.
 
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WHAT I DO   MOTION DESIGN: Logo animation / opener animation / trailer text / opening titles and credits

VFX: Full CG shots / lighting, shading, rendering / compositing / hard surface modeling


VISUALISATION: Photorealistic product- and architecture-visualization
 
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QUALITY
Through over 10 years of experience as a 3D generalist as well as a compositor and being specialized on motion design besides visual effects, it's possible for me to realize high end solutions which fit the customers individual vision and needs.

To deliver the highest level of quality, I take constant training in the newest techniques and software.
 
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CONTACT
REQUESTS CAN BE PLACED BY E-MAIL OR PHONE:

mail@silverwing-vfx.de


Mobil: +49 (0)174 33 14 717
Home: +49 (0)7141 27 99 493

 
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09.15.2014   I released a handmodeled iPhone 6 C4D model including Octane scene in my FREE STUFF section. I hope you can use it for a cool project.

Cheers Raphael
 
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08.24.2014   Finally something new in my 2D Work.
Some of you have been waiting long for an update there.

Finally the vacation in Italy prooved to be the perfect opportunity to do some more photo work and to test my brand new Sony Alpha 7 alongside the very nice 55mm 1.8 Zeiss lens.

Actually all Italy photos are shot with this lens!

You can see the results here in the WORK 2D gallery

Cheers Raphael
 
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06.23.2014   I have uploaded a new spare time project "Shell Casing Floor Hit" to WORK 3D
I hope you enjoy

Cheers Raphael
 
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06.23.2014   C4D ADVANCED PRODUCTION TECHNQUES



I was invited as a speaker to the Cinema 4D Advanced Production Techniques Seminar in Copenhagen to speak about photorealistic lighting and shading in C4D using Vray.

If you are interested into new insights you now have the possibility to buy the whole Seminar with all its Speakers and almost 12h of footage on Vimeo on Demand:

Read the Article from MAXON

Or go directly to VIMEO ON DEMAND

Cheers Raphael
 
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04.05.2014   I added the RedBull Transforming Formula 1 to WORK 3D.

A project at Aixponza where I was working as an texturing and shading artist for 2.5 Months.

I was responsible for about 90% of the texturing and shading of the Cars, Drivers and Gear (Helmets & Clothing).

I hope you like it!

Cheers Raphael
 
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03.16.2014   Added the Enders Game Obstacle to the
FREE STUFF section. You can download the whole Octane schene there.

Cheers Raphael
 
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03.11.2014   It was a long time and I was very busy.
I worked at Aixsponza as texturing and shading artist and was speaking about fotorealism in CGI at the C4DAPT seminar in Copenhagen.

Finally there´s something new to see here at the website: I posted a new artwork in the WORK 3D stills section. Its a cool design piece from Enders Game. Salute to the person who designed it! As you might know my opsession with quite complex models of basic shapes I had to do this :-)

Cheers Raphael
 
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11.05.2013   Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all!

Cheers Raphael
 
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11.05.2013   Finally a new animation has arrived. Check out my new Silverwing opener. WORK 3D

Cheers Raphael
 
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10.02.2013   I have finished a new personal project "PYRAMIDS" you can watch in the WORK 3D section.

I Hope you like it!

Cheers Raphael
 
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09.06.2013   I updated the site with a new 3D still GATE 05.
As always It can be found in the WORK 3D section.

I Hope you like it!

Cheers Raphael
 
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07.15.2013   I updated the site with a new 3D still R-SEAL.
As always It can be found in the WORK 3D section.

I Hope you like it!

Cheers Raphael
 
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07.06.2013   I updated the site with new "FREE STUFF"

this time a FREE iPhone 5 SCENE
For C4D R12/13/14 and Octane Render

I Hope you like it!

Cheers Raphael
 
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05.27.2013   Read the great article about HALO Spartain Ops.
The project I was working on as Houdini Lighting TD for 2.5 Months at Axis animation:

LINK TO FX-GUIDE
 
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04.01.2013  

VRAY LIGHTING ESSENTIALS for C4D

IT`S FINALLY THERE!
VRAY LIGHTING ESSENTIALS for C4D

BUY NOW for only 99$


HD EXAMPLES:
Sexy Scene
Hard Light Scene
SCI FI Scene
Car Lighting Scene

"VLE" lets you place your model (product / object / text) in one of the various provided prelit VLE scenes. You just need to choose your render quality and hit render. Its easy as that to get great realistic renders within minutes.

For more information about the product take a look over at Alessandro´s site at Renderking.it

Cheers Raphael

 
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03.19.2013   I updated my site with a new product visualization of cylinder heads. You can find the 3D Still in the WORK 3D section.
I hope you like it.

Cheers Raphael
 
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03.15.2013   Alessandro Boncio from Renderking.it and I are really proud to announce "VRAY LIGHTING ESSENTIALS" for C4D: Renderking Announcement

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03.10.2012   I updated my portfolio with some visualization work I did last Year for "GIRA" and "RUHN RIKON"

You can find it in the WORK 3D section.

I hope you like it!

Cheers Raphael
 
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12.09.2012   I´m working as a Houdini Lighting TD on Halo 4: Spartain Ops at Axis Aniamtion in Scotland at the moment.

Check out the recent work:
Episode 08
Episode 09

Making Of

I worked on Episode 08 and 09

I will be back in Germany and available again February 2013

Cheers Raphael
 
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10.19.2012   I updated my WORK 3D with a private advert for Silverwing.

And for the first time this site exists I updated the WORK 2D section with pictures I shot in France last August.

As always I hope you like my work!

Cheers Raphael
 
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09.04.2012   I updated my WORK 3D site with three new still images. I hope you like them!

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08.24.2012   I updated the site with a new topic called "FREE STUFF". And as you might expect it´s what it says.

In there you find several old free scenes I posted on the News before and a new sans serif text model. Enjoy!
 
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06.25.2012   I uploaded another artwork to my 3D gallery.
You can watch SWITCHES here.

Cheers Raphael
 
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06.11.2012   I´m proud to announce that Silverwing did the VFX and TITLES of two Brandet Clips for EVN the Lower-Austrian Energy Provider.

Watch them here on Vimeo:

THE BUTTON

THE PARTY

Director: Severin Kipfer
Producer: Teymour Tehrani
DoP: Markus Nestroy

Cheers Raphael
 
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04.11.2012   Winter Is Coming!
Hommage to the TV show Game of Thrones.
Watch it in the WORK 3D gallery.

Cheers Raphael
 
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03.18.2012   It has been a long time since I updated my page. Now finally here is some new work from me.

Free syringe model for C4D R12/13 and Vray renderer (Also includes OBJ mesh)

DOWNLOAD

VIDEO EXAMPLE (Not included in the free scene)

PICTURE

Contains:
High quality subdivision surface syringe model
Fully UV-Mapped
Scene setup as seen in preview picture
Physical correct Vray materials
Textures
OBJ mesh for usage in other software

For free Use on private or commercial projects.

Cheers Raphael
 
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12.23.2011   I wish everyone a Happy Christmas and a healthy start into the New Year!Cheers Raphael

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12.23.2011   IRRLICHT

I am really happy to announce the completion of "IRRLICHT". A shortfilm by Jessica Tegethoff and Raphael Rau (me) with the wonderful music of composer Stephan Schelens.

This film was produced within very intense two weeks in the course of Filmgestaltung 1 at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Big thanks to our Tutor: Prof. Jochen Kuhn
and the management by: Isolde Asal

I will post dates when and where you will be able to watch it.

Cheers Raphael
 
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11.11.2011
I uploaded another artwork to my video gallery. Its a fan based Lord of the Rings shot inspired by the upcomming "The Hobbit" movie. You can find it HERE

Cheers Raphael
 
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11.01.2011
Check this out. My Splitstream Fusion-Reactor found it´s way in the VRAYforC4D video gallery. I´m really happy my work got some recognition!

Cheers Raphael
 
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10.29.2011
Check out my new concept Schi-Fi Grenate artwork I posted in the 3D Stills gallery: HERE
This was a small spare time project to enhance my texturing and shading skills.

Cheers Raphael
 
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10.17.2011
I have posted a new Still Artwork in my 3D Gallery. It´s an SCI FI interior again. I hope you like it! CHECK IT OUT

Cheers Raphael
 
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09.21.2011
Check this out. My free lemonade can model (you can download below) found it´s way in the VRAYforC4D gallery. Nice too see poeple use it! Nice Vray design by the way!

Cheers Raphael
 
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09.17.2011
I am moving to Ludwigsburg tomorrow to study at the Filmakademie Baden Württemberg. Because of that I might not be available the next few days.

My new adress can be found under ABOUT
 
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09.12.2011
Free Capitalis Monumentalis font model for C4D R12 (Also includes OBJ mesh)

DOWNLOAD

VIDEO EXAMPLE

PICTURE

Contains:
High quality subdivision surface handmodeled alphabet (26 letters)

For free Use on private or commercial projects.

Cheers Raphael Rau
 
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08.28.2011
Free Lemonade Can Scene for C4D R12 and Vray 1.2.6. (Also includes OBJ mesh)

DOWNLOAD

VIDEO

Contains:
High quality subdivision surface can model fully UV-Mapped

Scene setup for studio render (GI settings ready for animation use)

Materials and Textures

For free Use on private or commercial projects.

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07.29.2011
I added full popup support for videos and pictures as well as HD video playback within the video popups. Thanks to Shadowbox now all works great! I Also added some content to the 3D Work gallery. I hope you like the new functionality as well as the content.

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