|Born||February 9, 2000|
|Height||181 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Relatives||Laurin Behrens (brother) and 4 half siblings|
Colin Behrens (also known as “ColiN00B”) (born 9 February 2000) is a German award-winning 3D artist, and keynote speaker. He is best known for his real-life renderings of old games like Super Mario and Mario Kart. Behrens is the co-founder of Vertex Wizards that sells 3D assets, addons, and shaders. He specializes in environment design, photogrammetry, and shading.
Apart from that Behrens is also a part-time tutor at the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts.
Behrens’ renders are available under CC0 license on Pixabay where he won 15 Editors Choice Awards. His work is also available on other platforms like Shutterstock and Adobe Stock and has been featured in over 1000+ creative portals, general websites, newspapers, books, novels, and news portals.
Early life and education
Behrens was born on 9 February 2000 in Germany, Bielefeld. He completed his high school education in Bielefeld. During this time, Behrens found himself inclined toward animation which was triggered by a trickfilm course he did at school. Since then he began self-learning 3D animation.
Later, Behrens enrolled in the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts in 2018 pursuing a bachelor's degree in Animation.
Behrens started his career in 2018 as a freelance 3D artist. Since then, he has acquired numerous clients offering bespoke services and gaining a reputation as one of the leading artists in the city. Behrens’ work on Pixabay, Shutterstock, and Adobe Stock has experienced millions of downloads - suggesting his popularity as a 3d artist. Behrens, in his diversified career, has worked on multiple projects such as creating a 3d asset library, stock photos, and shaders. He has also designed advertising for several prolific clients helping them to gain digital traction for their businesses.
Apart from his career as a 3D artist, Behrens is also an industry expert who is seen addressing at conferences like the blender conference in Amsterdam. Furthermore, Behrens is also a part-time University tutor at OWL university where he teaches courses on 3D-modeling.
As of 2021, Behrens is focusing on building up his portfolio as a 3D artist and gaining more experience in the field of virtual film production and photogrammetry by working on new and complex projects.
Behrens is fluent in German and English.
In the media
- "Colin Behrens-An Exceptional 3D Artist - The Hear UP". thehearup.com. 29 March 2020. Retrieved 23 November 2021.
- "colin00b". artstation.com. Retrieved 23 November 2021.
- Marie, Sarah (5 November 2021). "German Artist Colin Behrens Is Winning Hearts". New York Weekly. Retrieved 23 November 2021.