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Hai Phan
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
My name is Hai Phan and I'm a freelance character artist for games.

I went to art school at SCAD, and then did 3d modeling for a naval subcontractor before I finally made the jump into games. I was at ArenaNet working on the Guild Wars series for nearly 5 years, and then moved on to Trion Worlds working on Rift and other projects for 2 years.

There's actually a lot more art work (especially if you're looking for old Guild Wars stuff) you can find on my personal web site: [link]

Thanks for stopping by my gallery!

Current Residence: Bellevue, WA
Favourite genre of music: post rock

The final volume of my 3d Character Art for Games video series, Texturing & Shading, is now available! I go over my approach to texturing for creating clean and flexible results. In addition to technical demonstrations, I discuss my artistic reasoning on both texturing and presentation. The first 40 minutes (mostly lecture) are free on my YouTube channel:

You can find the remaining 5 hours of content for $8.99 at…
The full course includes a posed version of my Hella model used in the demonstrations with full resolution textures for your reference.

Thanks to everyone who has been waiting so long for this! :)

The other volumes in this series can be found here:

Volume 1: Introduction & High Res Modeling Theory…
also available for FREE on YouTube:…

Volume 2: High Res Modeling Application…

Volume 3: Low Polygon Modeling…

Volume 4: UV Layout…

Volume 5: Baking Maps & Preparation…

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Glinteraction Featured By Owner May 19, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer

Hi, if you're still interested we can put some of your work into our Gallery.  We decided to postpone our Magazine to have the possibility to insert new features. Now we have a 3D digital/ Full interactive Magazine planned for the next weeks with the possibility, for example, to insert video gallery, photo gallery, links to website, 3D models in Augmented Reality, script html5 and so on. This magazine will be avaiable for apple and android devices. Within the next issues it would be great to insert some of  your amazing works and, if possible,  a link to a making of (but this is not necessary). That's it! if you're interested we need some full hd images of your works (with also images of production's stage: AO, Wireframe etc...), the label of copyright that we need to insert over the  pictures, and  some technical  information about the opera: name, software  used, information about special technics used, link to website and portfolio. Also, there's a possibility to use some materials for an animated cover.

Hoping in your reply, I offer you my best regards.

Dr. Gianluigi Lasco

CyRaxosaurus Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Your artwork is amazing man. I hope to one day be just as great. 
Glinteraction Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
Hi, my name is Gianluigi and i'm a Publisher and 3D Animator. My newborn
publishing company, GL Interaction (, is now
working at the first issue of a new 3D digital Magazine (I Like 3D) planned for
January 2014. This magazine will be avaiable for apple and android devices and
for Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. Within this first issue or in the next issues it would be
great to insert some of  your amazing pictures and, if possible, links to making
off  videos. That's it! if you're interested we need some full hd images of
your  works (with also images of production's stages: AO, Wireframe etc...),
the  label of copyright that we need to insert over the  pictures, and  some
technical  information about the  images: Name of the  work, Software  Used,
Information about special technics used, link to website  and portfolio. 

You can use this e-mail address to reply 

Hoping in your reply, I offer you my most cordial greetings.

Dr. Gianluigi Lasco 
CIEI3 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi . Awesome work! Love your tutorial series. Neko-Emoji-01 
Lapislazulix Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome work! love your work and big thanks for your tutorial series
haikai13 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!  I hope you find the tutorials useful. :)
Dubdope Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Awesome and really inspiring work!!
bobsayhi Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
Just saw your 3d modeling posts. Amazing.  

Out of curiosity...The "Mr. Z" painting, was that dedicated to someone near the John's Creek/Duluth area? I see that you went to SCAD and that face looks oddly familiar to someone I knew in Georgia.
haikai13 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Actually, it's for my best friend's family back in Virginia, but it's interesting that you know someone who looks similar! :)
Destro2k Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
hey hey :)
maybe you remind me
and also that i have something from you ^^;
i just want to let you know
after quite two years
i start building your Avian Defender
don't ask why it took so long
yes, a bit of lazyness but also a huge respect for the work
i'm meanwhile finished the whole editing and unfolding process
and i have to say
this is the hardest, biggest and most complex model i've ever build so far
believe it or not
some little facts
60cm tall, 674 pieces on 94 pages
you can be exited ;)
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