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Strongbox Model

I made a new model last night and today after seeing that the theme for the weekend challenge at Blender Artists was “thief”. I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot in my heart for the thief character type, something I attribute to Han Solo and Robin Hood.

I decided to make a treasure […]

3D Steampunk Revolver

Yesterday I began working on a project in Blender. I had no real plans to make anything, I was just going to fiddle around some to familiarize myself with some tools in the program. My simple creation grew rather quickly into a complicated project and it was not long before I found myself staring at […]

Phoenix Rising – new Blender model

I’m working on a new Blender model now that I have Blender 2.74 on my system. I went and got a copy of the 1806 artwork of a phoenix by Friedrich Johann Justin Bertuch (1747-1822) from the Wikipedia page on the mythological creature known as the phoenix.

Using this as my guide for the model, […]

Weekend Blender: Website Title Bar preview

I’ve been working on the title bar I mentioned as my weekend Blender project. The finished (for now) title is loaded up into the top of the site, but I’m not sure I am actually happy with it yet.

For such a simple design, it took a bit of tweaking.

Here you can see the […]

Weekend Blend: Website Title Bar

I have decided that I am going to dedicate week days (Mon-Fri) to writing and weekends (Sat-Sun) to play time in Blender. This is not to say that I won’t do some writing on weekends, or that I won’t play in Blender after I finish my writing during the week, but I am going to […]