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Central Illustration Agency

Central Illustration Agency

Central Illustration Agency

The Rusted Pixel

Paul McMahon, aka The Rusted Pixel, is a 3D artist and animator who creates charming and memorable work. Inspired by stop motion and handcrafted art, his work is always playful and vibrant while having a tactile feel.
 
The Rusted Pixel's superpower is the ability to produce studio quality work, alone. From design to direction, animation to sound - Paul is a very capable designer with happy clients such as Adobe, Google, Trivago and more.

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The Rusted Pixel

The  Rusted Pixel, Beautiful botanical 3D illustration of rainforest. Created to mimic traditional stop motion, each of the rain splashes are sculpted frame by frame in Zbrush and animated in C4D to give a handmade look..

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of charming city of buildings on a map surrounded by sea for travel brand Trivago. CGI animation, 3D style.

The  Rusted Pixel, Charming 3D stylised illustration of fox and rabbit standing beneath an acorn tree on a pink background.  CGI, 3D style.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of charming Llama character wearing a puffer jacket holding a diamond. Humourous CGI animation, 3D style.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of space including a rocket surrounded by planets on a dark background.  CGI animation, 3D style for Trivago.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of a scientist close up. CGI animation, 3D style.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of yellow house kitchen interior. CGI animation, 3D style.

The  Rusted Pixel, Stylised 3D illustration of a hand touching a box wearing a gold watch. Character illustration CGI.

The  Rusted Pixel, Charming 3D stylised illustration of duck sunbathing in a pond surrounded by lily pads and reeds. Bright colours, CGI, 3D style.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of a bike in the rain. CGI animation, 3D style.

The  Rusted Pixel, Charming and spooky 3D stylised illustration of a man in a truck with headlights on with planet behind, heavily influenced by stop motion type animated films.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of house kitchen orange interior. CGI animation, 3D style.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of a car and caravan, with luggage strapped to the top. Holiday themed CGI illustration.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised still of animated short about Halloween. 3D illustration of a car driving through forest at night with Halloween pumpkins.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D illustration of sword in the stone with surrounding botanical details.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of row of houses being painted with birds sitting on the roof. Home themed CGI illustration.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of holiday complex with pool for Trivago.  Holiday themed CGI illustration.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of fast food including hot dogs and burgers on pink background. Food themed CGI illustration.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of a yellow robot.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of a man at a beach bar on a holiday island. Holiday themed CGI illustration.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of a candy land full of sweets, chocolate and candy!  Adventure themed CGI illustration.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of a stack of houses with images in the clouds. CGI animation, 3D style.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised funny illustration of a plumber in a cupboard with toolbox and kitchen sink. 3D Modelled.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of a truck carrying logs  Transport themed CGI illustration.

The  Rusted Pixel, Expert 3D stylised illustration of a diamond in a Rockpool. CGI style.