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Hossein Diba is currently the Lead Character Artist at WWE. His responsibilities include Modeling, Sculpting, Texturing and Shading of characters and creatures for animation, games, cinematics and 3D Printing. Hossein’s passion for the study of human and animal anatomy is evident in his work, being highly regarded by his peers in the ZBrush community. Since 2008, Hossein has been developing characters based on concepts and photo reference for various projects. He has worked as both a freelance and staff artist, having had the honor to contribute to such titles as Royal Rumble 2016, likeness head sculpts for Modern Life, Evolve, Atom Universe, Alan Wake remastered, Fallout New Vegas, and Batman Arkham Knight.
I was blown away by his Wolverine, the likeness of Hugh Jackman was just over-the-top awesome. It’s been a life-long dream of mine to create a project that required hyperrealistic likeness sculpts of digital-humans, and after coming across his work, I knew it would finally be possible. I am extremely excited about Hossein sharing with the world his techniques and technical knowledge. He is one of the very few people in the world who can capture likeness with such attention to detail
Hossein's work is amazing, his likeness of The Rock is my favourite one!
I've been following Hosein's work for a while and he is definitely taking it to the next level! He is killing it! The amount of work and the quality he's been pushing is great!
Hossein Diba is one of the top character artists in the industry. His likeness sculpts and attention to detail is on a level all on its own. Watching Hossein just inspires myself and artists to keep pushing forward. Technical, artistic and trendsetting. Everyone could learn from Hossein.
Hossein Diba is by far, one of the most talented modern sculptors of the moment. The realism of his works is very inspiring to everyone whom loves this kind of art