Empowering Creativity: Help Me Transform RealityThrough 3D Art

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Hello, my name is Chris, and I am a passionate 3D artist based in the vibrant city of Brighton. I'm reaching out to you today with an ambitious dream and a heartfelt mission. I want to leverage the power of 3D art to not only express my creativity but also transform my life and help my family overcome their challenges.

✨TL;DR: Support my fundraiser to upgrade my equipment for 3D modeling and photography! Help me reach my goal and unleash my creative potential.]

Fundraiser Breakdown:

👨‍👩‍👧Background: I have autism, my daughter does too and I’m a l carer to my wife who has a physical disability. I Need the equipment to start something amazing to support my family.

🎨Purpose: Upgrade equipment for 3D modeling and photography.

🚀Goal: Raise funds to purchase a new machine, photography equipment and advanced software.
🌟 Services: Offer custom human avatars, 3D asset creation, 3D clothes design, full-body and object photogrammetry, and photography services.

🔧 Current Challenge: Existing equipment is not suitable for animation and texturing.

💪 Ambition: Pursue a career in the photography, VR and gaming industry and support users with Virtual Companions.

📸Combine my love for photography with 3D modeling.

🙏🏻 Every contribution brings me closer to achieving my goals

Breakdown of Details:

Hello everyone! I'm reaching out for your support in pursuing my passion for 3D modeling and photography. Unfortunately, my current machine is not up to the task of handling animation and texturing. That's why I've started a fundraiser to save up for a new machine and the necessary software. Your contribution will help me overcome this hurdle and take my creative endeavors to the next level.

Additionally, I want to combine my love for photography with 3D modeling, creating stunning visual experiences. With your support, I can acquire the tools needed to bring my visions to life. Every contribution, big or small, will make a significant impact and bring me closer to achieving my goals.

Thank you for considering supporting my fundraiser. Together, we can make a difference and bring forth a world of creativity!


**Breakdown of Costs:**

I've carefully calculated the costs required to equip me with the tools necessary to pursue my passion and provide the highest quality services. Here is a detailed breakdown:

1. **Marvellous Designer Software:** This software is crucial for my 3D clothes design services. The cost for the first year is £370.

2. **Razor Blade 18 Laptop:** A high-performance laptop is essential for creating high-quality 3D graphics and handling complex design software. The Razor Blade 18 Laptop is perfect for my needs and costs approximately £5000.

3. **Nikon Z Mirrorless Camera:** This camera is necessary for my photography services and for photogrammetry work to create detailed 3D models. It costs £2500.

4. **Character Creator 4 Digital Human Essential Bundles v2:** This software will allow me to create custom human avatars, adding a personal touch to my 3D creations. It costs £470.

5. **Adobe Creative Cloud:** A subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud will provide me with access to a suite of software for photo editing, graphic design, video editing, and more. The cost for the first year is £250.

**Total cost:** £8590

Please note that the remaining funds will be used for unforeseen expenses, maintaining software subscriptions after the first year, upgrading hardware when necessary, and to buffer the costs of starting a business.

Please note that the remaining funds of the £10,000 will be used for unforeseen expenses, maintaining software subscriptions after the first year, upgrading hardware when necessary, and to buffer the costs of starting a business.


To read more about this campaign please read on…,,


Let me share a bit about my background. In my mid-40s, I have a solid foundation in IT, having worked for esteemed companies like Alcatel and Dixon Stores Group. Back in 2014, I made the move from Nottingham to Brighton to be with my now wife and family. Over the years, I have taken on various roles unrelated to my studies, but I have always felt a yearning to be part of an industry where I truly belong.

At home, I am surrounded by my loving wife, who has cerebral palsy, and our amazing 5-year-old daughter, who, like me, is on the autism spectrum. I also have another daughter with autism, who resides in Yorkshire, and I make regular trips to visit her.

The pandemic has undoubtedly been challenging for everyone, and currently, we are facing a significant cost of living crisis. It has fueled my determination to get back into work and provide support for my family. As a parent who has been out of the workforce for a while, I'm eager to dive back into an industry that truly ignites my passion.

During the lockdowns, I developed a keen interest in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Despite the difficult circumstances, I persevered in my studies throughout the pandemic, delving deeper into these fields.

Unfortunately, my studies were interrupted in the winter of 2021 due to a leak in our flat. This forced our family to move to temporary accommodation while our ceilings were being repaired. It was a disruptive period, and I couldn't dedicate as much time to my studies as I would have liked. However, it was during this time that I discovered a profound fascination for 3D graphics, drawn to its creative aspects. While my interest in AI remains strong, I realized that 3D graphics is an avenue where I can truly excel.

Now that the pandemic is behind us, I am determined to make strides in my personal and professional life. I am motivated to pursue the career that eluded me in my younger years, and I am ready to seize this opportunity.

Philosophical moment:

The philosopher, David Chalmers envisions in his book, Reality+, a future where we will be spending a significant amount of time in multiple virtual worlds. Such worlds will be inhabited by both humans as well as artificially intelligent virtual beings and it’s a vision that I share and I’m deeply fascinated by

David also believes, as do I, that it is possible to have a meaningful and fulfilling life or at least part of our lives in such world and I would like to be able to have a chance to make this happen.

My Vision:

I envision a future where I can create custom human avatars, design stunning 3D assets, and provide photography services that capture the beauty of the world around us. With your support, I can bring this vision to life and make a meaningful impact in the lives of others.

Services I Aim to Provide:

- Custom Human Avatar Creation: I will utilize my artistic skills to design and sculpt personalized 3D avatars that reflect the unique characteristics and personalities of individuals.

- 3D Asset Creation: I will create high-quality 3D assets that can be sold as a passive income source, offering a diverse range of assets to developers, designers, and creators.

- 3D Clothes Design: I will specialize in designing intricate and stylish 3D clothes for both avatars and fashion designers, enabling them to bring their virtual creations to life.

- Object and Scene Photogrammetry: Through the power of photogrammetry, I will capture real-world objects and environments to create detailed 3D models, providing immersive experiences in virtual spaces.

- Photography Services: Locally in and around Brighton, I will offer photography services, capturing the beauty of landscapes, architecture, and people, showcasing the world through a creative lens.

- Character Creation: I will use my skills to bring characters to life, breathing personality and depth into virtual worlds, games, and animations.

By contributing to this fundraiser, you are directly investing in these vital tools that will empower my creativity and help me build a successful business to support my family. I deeply appreciate your generosity and belief in my journey.

Changing Lives Through Creativity:

Beyond my personal aspirations, I am driven by a deep desire to improve my family's circumstances and support them in their own challenges. With the right tools and resources, I can build a successful business that not only benefits me but also provides stability and a better future for my loved ones. Your contribution to this crowdfunding campaign will directly impact not only my life but also the lives of those I care about.

Why I Need Your Support:

To turn this dream into reality, I need your help. The equipment and software required for my work are vital but require a significant investment. I am aiming to raise between £8,000 - £10,000 to cover the cost of upgrading my hardware and software to meet the demands of the industry. Unfortunately, my current setup falls short, limiting my ability to fully express my creativity and provide the highest level of service to my clients.

Join Me in This Journey:

I invite you to be a part of this incredible journey. Your support, whether through a donation, sharing this campaign, or even simply spreading the word, will make a significant difference. Together, we can empower creativity, transform lives, and create a positive impact in the world.

Thank you for taking the time to read my story. Your support means the world to me, and I am excited to embark on this journey with your backing. Together, we can turn dreams into reality and make a lasting difference through the power of 3D art.

Organizer

Dad of two living in the south of England,

Dad of two living in the south of England,

Donors

  • Bryan & Suzette Gibbs
  • Donated on Jun 23, 2023
  • Persue your dreams, Chris and we wish you every success with your business.

£50.00
  • Grmma Allen
  • Donated on Jun 23, 2023
  • Good luck Chris! Loads of love, Gemma, James, Cooper and bump ❤️

£20.00

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Donors & Comments

2 donors
  • Bryan & Suzette Gibbs
  • Donated on Jun 23, 2023
  • Persue your dreams, Chris and we wish you every success with your business.

£50.00
  • Grmma Allen
  • Donated on Jun 23, 2023
  • Good luck Chris! Loads of love, Gemma, James, Cooper and bump ❤️

£20.00

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