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. 

Posts tagged Rendering
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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Learning MODO contd.

I've been learning how to use MODO the past couple of months but had to take about a three-week break to do some client work. I was excited to see that once-upon-a-time college classmate Vaughan Ling has released some new MODO tutorials over on his Gumroad page. I took action and copped a couple of them and now I'm back in the game, learning quicker than ever and enjoying it a whole bunch! 

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