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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. 

Index 011 Ship

If this spacecraft design looks familiar, it's because it was created while I following along with Vaughan Ling's MODO tutorial. Vaughan, better known as Heavy Poly, is a talented MODO user and a great teacher. His high quality tutorials can be found here

This is a pretty massive tutorial that has somewhere near 20 hours of content if I recall and took me quite a long time to work through it. I learned a ton in the process though, and it was definitely worth it. 

I managed to create a rendering in MODO, but wasn't very pleased with the results, so I sent the model over to KeyShot to quickly create these monocrhome renderings. There are so many details in there, these full-ship shots don't do the details any justice. Expect a follow-up post in which I'll revisit the texturing and render out some detail shots. 

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