instructor profiles Ben Erdt
"Work as hard as you can by constant practice & studies. "
Ben is a Senior Character / Creature artist and modeler currently working at Blizzard and has been in the industry for over five years now. Previously a Character Artist at Guerrilla Games, on "Horizon Zero Dawn." He is at home with many styles and techniques, from organic to hard surface, realistic to imaginary. As a character artist he has worked on the games Kill-zone: Shadow Fall and Horizon Zero Dawn, and has also worked for Blur Studio as a freelance artist.
Ben has been one of the most accommodating, engaged instructors I've ever had, always enthusiastic about our work and making sure things are clear. And on top of that, he's very open about career advice and provides high-level artistic critique.
Ben was a wonderful teacher who showed interest in his students and gave insightful critiques and Q&As.
He’s great at teaching everything you need to know about Hard Surface.
"Ben is a fantastic instructor. Hard surface modeling felt like math to me but he made the workflow easy to understand. "