About Me

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Los Angeles, CA, United States
I am a technically minded DMP artist looking to grow my skill set through challenging and creative projects. Available for part-time & freelance projects. Skills: Matte Painting, Camera Projection, 3D Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Photogrammetry. Software: Maya, Mari, Nuke, Vray, Arnold, Photoshop, Vue, Speedtree.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Terragen Jungle

Testing out the powerful Terragen 3 ecosystems, considering using this for my short film

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Arnold chopper attack 2 from daniel giron on Vimeo.
Finalizing textures and renders with Maya and Arnold, Matte paintings, 2D/3D/multipass compositing in The Foundry Nuke, smoke plume created with Maya Fluid sims, dust and explosions from action essentials. To be continued...

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Wayne tower concepts


Sketches I did for the popular series Gotham on Fox. The director approved and it went full production, started the initial modeling, and used it for several shots for show.

Carbon Scatter - 3D Trees

Big fan of Vue's Ecosystem tools. Rendered trees for matte paintings. Maya/Mental Ray/Carbon Scatter.

Terragen Atmospheres


Checking out the cloud systems in Terragen software, little more realistic than Vue...

3D Props

Slowly building up my urban 3D urban props collection

Porsche WIP

Doing some lighting, look-dev, and environment work with Maya/Arnold.

3D Buildings


Modeling, texturing, and lighting buildings for 3D Environments in Maya/Arnold

Thursday, July 23, 2015

WIP - D.C. Environment


3D Modeling in Maya for a Washington D.C. environment

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Monday, June 1, 2015

Finally setup the new website!

http://www.danielgironvfx.com/#!gallery/cm6e

Monday, December 15, 2014

"Approaching Mars" - Rendered with Arnold and Maya

Wednesday, December 10, 2014


Wednesday, December 3, 2014

"Cyber City" Matte painting - Photoshop, Maya, Mari, Vray

Monday, December 1, 2014

"Death Valley" Vue 3D Environment

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Helicopter texturing & lighting tests in Arnold, Mari, Maya.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

WIP - Testing out some dense Jungle environments, and sculpting vines with Vue, Maya, Speetree.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Temple Matte Painting

Wednesday, January 15, 2014



Tuesday, January 14, 2014

"Stratosphere" Created with GeoControl and Vue
Vue 3D Environment - Arch Viz


Sunday, October 20, 2013



Volcano matte painting


Friday, August 30, 2013

Kypton Matte Painting

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Panoramic Plate for HDRI Lighting.

Monday, March 12, 2012

My digital tribute to Salvador Dali.

Sunday, November 13, 2011


Testing out Vue's amazing atmospheric system.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Friday, May 6, 2011

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Monday, September 13, 2010

Friday, August 27, 2010

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Monday, March 22, 2010

"The Raptor"

Here's a Jurassic park concept drawing.

"Prisma Cenit"


Here's the digitally painted version. Photoshop

Monday, February 22, 2010

My latest concept "Prisma Cenit"