Blog

A collection of articles and design explorations I’ve created since 2013. Visit the archive for the most popular articles.

In addition to my portfolio and gallery, I sometimes feel inspired to share the process of learning new software or techniques. Here you'll find a combination of tutorials, news and image/scene breakdowns. 

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My Podcast

The time has come for me to pull back the curtain and reveal what I've been working on since the beginning of 2017! As a long-time podcast listener, I decided it was time that I pursue my desire to create a podcast myself.

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Moon Truck

In an ongoing mission to become proficient in MODO, I consume tutorials to further my learning when possible. Vaughan Ling (who I met in college) is one of the better known artists who wields MODO as a painter does, his brush. So, why not try to learn from one of the best?

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3D Scans

3D scanning is a really cool process in which a special camera captures a cloud of data points. Those data points can be turned into a 3D model to suit your needs. Check out what happened when Andrew Bougie, owner of Digitize Designs sent me some scanned data to test!

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Sushi Knife

After testing out the material, I knew I needed to find an excuse to use it in a rendering. I remembered the procedural Oak wood material I created and uploaded to the Cloud Library recently and decided I would use the wood for the handle and the steel for the blade. It was a nice bite-sized project I could knock out in one sitting, so I did just that. 

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