Giora Eshkol Born 1952 Tel Aviv, Israel.
Giora Eshkol studied for two years in Avni Art Institution and five years with Victor Honigmann. He was taught by him how to draw using Andrew Loomis methods. He studied for one year oil and Tempera painting with Lev Steinman. Giora has been teaching art since 1980 and 3d animation since 2002. He is iInfluenced by realism figurative artist like Dali, Escher, Da Vinci, Rembrandt and Dore. Currently he is producing 3d animated shots and also painting in oil on canvas. he lives and teaches art in Koeln Germany. Giora strongly believes that Art is about quality and excellence rather then style, concept or affiliation!
25th Oct. 2013 VIENNA SHOWCASE - at Palais Schonborn, MOYA - Museum of Young Art, Vienna, Austria
2010 Animation production (mit der letzten Faser).
2009 Internet SEO, Pinnacle Studio,.
2008 invited to lecture to professors at the Technion Institute of Science, Israel.
2005 animation studio management, 3d Film/TV Production.
2004 Windows XP, Motion Builder, After Effects, Premiere, Z-Brush.
2003 Flash, Shave and haircut, Java Script and CSS.
2002 Sonic Foundry, sound Effects.
2000 Windows NT, Maya Unlimited, non verbal communication study.
1998 C, C++, Java and game programming essentials.
1997 Maya, Advanced Animation Techniques, Gnomon Videos.
1996 Motion Capture IR technology, Games Character Design, Rigging.
1995 Alias Power Animator, Irix ( UNIX ) on Silicon Graphics Extreme and Onyx, NURBS and Sub-D Modelling, pre and post production, editing, script writing and directing.
1994 Wavefront, SGI Unix workstation, Internet programming and publishing via EarthLink.
1993 Lightwave, Video Toaster and real-3d on Amiga 4000, Polygonal and B-Spline Modeling.
1992 Corel Draw, Photoshop, PC 486.
1990 Advanced Computer Graphics.PC 286-386
1986 Sam Klieberg, LA California- Advanced Live model classes.
1986 Norton computer architecture and design, assembler programming, C-64.
1984 Computer Graphics and Basic game programing, C-64.
1981 Vitold Honigman,Air-Brush Illustration.
1980 Oil and Tempera with the Russian Artist Lev Shtieman.
1979 Vitold Honigmann, drawing the human body and face from memory by applying Andrew Loomis techniques.
1978 Gama Maarachot, Audio Video Technologies and Electronics.Idan 2000, Electronic and Mechanical Clocks.
1977 Guitar playing and musical instruments.
1976 Special Visual Effects with Shlomo Lengel and Oscar winner Kieth West,
1975 Avni Art School. NCR, Accounting machine technician. Kupferberg Studio, Textile Design.
1974 Yossi Flaker and Raffi Boganim - Camera and Photography.
1970 Technical Illustration for the Israeli Air Force.
1969 Israeli Air Force Technical Academy: AC/DC Electro mechanics and Electronic sys, Technical Drawing and Illustration.
1966 Kibutz Bait-Zera High School, Israel.
2012 to Present art instructor at PixlVisn media academy, Cologne, Germany.
2009-present Production of 3D animation shorts in Germany.
2002-2005 Maya instructor at Memad-Ascola School of Arts,Tel-Aviv, Israel.
2000-2009 owner/founder at Real-3D Animation Studio, Tel-Aviv, Israel
1998 - 2000 Self studying C/C++ , Non verbal communication, Facial Expressions, Computer Graphics.
1997 House of Moves, Venice California - Freelance, (Created the rigging and MOCAP ready character of Bruce Willis for the game Apocalypse by Sony / Activision. • Produced by Tom Tolls and Brett Gasaway )
1996 Lead 3D Modeler /rigger at TSi motion capture studio, Tarzana Ca. ( Creating 3D Animation ready Characters for in-house game, Created the Pillsbury Doughboy for Leo Burnett Advertising Company, Chicago. • Producer: Alberto Menache.)
Freelance Animator / Modeler at Complete Post , Hollywood California. ( creating the 54th golden Globe Title for Dick Clark production • Producer: Dan Felis.)
1995-1996 Lead 3D Animator / Modeler at The Post Group, Hollywood California. (Among projects: 22nd daytime Emmy awards, 49th Annual Emmy Awards, Motorola, Chrysler, Syracuse University, Disney, NBC Sports/Dr. Klapper sport injuries. • Producer: Mark Franco.)
1986-2000 Los Angeles California - Painting and Sculpting.
1980-1984 Freelance , Tel Aviv Israel. - Air Brush Illustrator.
1976-1979 Art instructor at The Bostan, Natania Israel and at. Moezet Hapoalim, Givataim, Israel.
1975-1980 Universal Studios, Masada (TV Series), Tel Aviv Israel. - Assistant Special Effects. Lorimar Productions, Big Red One (Feature film), Tel Aviv Israel. - Assistant Special Effects.(working under SFX Oscar winner, Keith West). Universal Studios, Masada (TV Series), Tel Aviv Israel. - Assistant Special Effects.
1975 1975 Kupferberg Studio, Holon Israel. – Graphics and Textile Design.