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Johan Lithvall

Hair Specialist and Character Artist

instructor profiles Johan Lithvall

Instructor overview

Known for his intricate and hyper-realistic hair sculpts.

Johan Lithvall is a Hair Specialist and Character Artist who specializes in real-time rendered hair for games. He was responsible for the full production of hair for Horizon Zero Dawn, including but not limited to: creating benchmark assets, including the hair for the main heroine; establishing a pipeline in the creation of hair; educating outsourcing vendors in the creation of hair, and providing live feedback sessions to studios as well as daily feedback to the artists. His other professional experience ranges from Killzone: Shadow Fall to The Walking Dead. He is currently a full-time freelancer and consultant for the games industry while living and travelling the world as a digital nomad.


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