Monday, December 23, 2013

Forward to the Past!

See what I did there in the title? It's a Back to the Future reference. But different!

Anyway, hello everyone!

I've got some controversial news for you guys. Basically I want to change a couple of things. You can read a more detailed explanation below, but here's a quick summary:

  • Commissions are cancelled.
  • I'm going to take another break for an unknown amount of time.
  • I'm going to ditch 3ds Max and learn Maya.
  • I want to focus on creating non-erotic work, unrelated to this alias (ellowas). Porn won't be completely off the table, though.
  • As far as WoW-porn is concerned, I will go back to the roots, ditch my new models and work with the original ones again. Will definitely wait for the new character models to be released, though.
  • I will to go back to a more „softcore“ style. Explicit blowjob and penetration shots are what led me to make new models in the first place.
  • I'm going to take another break for an unknown amount of time and commissions are cancelled!

So, what happened?

Basically, I was working away on a commission and was once again being confronted with the limits of my rig and 3ds Max' crappy skinning tools in general.
So I watched a crapload of tutorials about Maya and was convinced that in my case switching would be a good idea.

While watching all these videos, I also realized how much 3d design means to me and that my interest in it is actually genuine and not tied to making porn. I am pretty sure by now that I want to do 3d design for a living. But I have to start taking it more seriously, build a proper portfolio (porn doesn't count) and figure out in what field I want to specialize.

So I'm taking my switch to Maya as an opportunity to start working towards that goal. Initially I was toying with the idea of turning my back on porn for good, but who are we kidding >_>

I also looked back at my work so far and to be honest, I'm not happy with the direction it was heading. I'm glad I tried building my own wow-models from scratch, experiment with realistic lighting and whatnot, but ultimately I liked the original style better.
It worked pretty well for my Bioshock works though, so I may keep that style for some games.

A big SORRY to everyone who was waiting to commission me. I know this comes very unexpected to you, but I've been thinking about this for around two weeks now. Hopefully you guys understand that I had to make this cut somewhere, if I am to go through with my plans.

Have a nice Christmas everyone and enjoy your holidays!

Til we meet again.


  1. Anyway,good luck ellowas.Thank you for bring me so many wonderful works.

  2. Where can we find and follow your more serious 3D works?

  3. Good for you man. Best of luck.

  4. Good luck this is exactly what I've been wanting to do as well. I love your animations you are super talented, I am eager to see your non erotic stuff.

  5. With the quality of your animations this isn't really a surprise. Good luck making a career in the 3D industry! I am sure you will be successful.

  6. Best of luck. To be honest I've found your work since the start all fantastic. Your Elizabeth/Bioshock Infinite animations were, in my humble opinion, the apex of your skills. It's a pity we may not see you do anything with the Burial At Sea model/skin for some time if ever. Still, you have to do what makes you happy and what keeps the fires of your creativity lit, even if a lack of content or your absence induces some sadness among your fans.

  7. Good luck! I started school a while ago to become a video game developer and plan on starting my own company when I get enough knowledge. If, for some stupid reason, no one picks you up in the next few years, I'll definitely look you up.

  8. It's nice to see you also work on more serious projects,instead of porn ones. Mabye a chance later we 'll see more erotic again. Anyway,good luck! Your skills are fantastic.

  9. I love your works...they bring me back to the old wow makes me ssd, but i like this other feeling

  10. Damn, I stumbled across your work today. And I'm completely blown away by the quality of it. Not to mention the eye for detail and realism. Your work is amazing and I wish you all the best in making it in animation!

  11. Your work completly stunned me.....please tell me your future name as a 3d designer cuz i would love to keep up with your work. Bytheway sorry for my bad english usually i speak english, i dont write it =)

    (And that was a good refrence i totally love that movie series especially the first one!!)

  12. Really happy for you man :),Does this mean that you are going to publish your works/commisions you have done? You know since you are going out of this business ;)

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