November has been a busy month! My last blog post about how you could never make a good story out of the one-hit-wonder "867-5309/Jenny" by Tommy Tutone became a bit [...]
Imaginary Album Cover I'm sure I'm not the only person who does this, but when I need to develop a new character I start with the ears. Not [...]
I started R.F. Kuang's The Poppy War: A Novel for a reason. I finished it because of how well it represented a comp to my own unpublished project. Most of [...]
Quick Take: If you love RTS/ARPG games give this book a shot. It might let you scratch that itch while you recharge your switch.
Peace Talks by Jim Butcher is the 16th book on a long running series. I feel like this title has particularly tried to harken back to the earlier days of [...]
Quick take: I found this book immediately engrossing, but capital G on gross. Partial Review The sample of All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn Grace that I downloaded from [...]
I am finally figuring out this UV map stuff and getting textures the way I want. Parts of this gun are starting to look real!
I'm posting my first results from Substance Painter. There are some things I like about how it rendered and some things I am pretty unhappy with. As I suspected, the [...]
Tonight's project was learning to model a Colt model 1848 Baby Dragoon percussion revolver. It was one of the first handguns small enough to be carried in a pocket. Since [...]
OK! I finally got the three ship models into a scene at scale. I'm really rusty with Blender, hence the washed out appearance. Learning multiple programs at once is super [...]