Tag: Ray-Tracing

Unfold 3D

I said my next post would be written from BlogJet. Not yet. Long story… But I started trying out Rizom Lab’s Unfold 3D today. There is a lot to unwrap

A Bell Tower Setback

I procrastinated writing a blog post about the UV mapping progress last week. Each night after work, I’d spend some time in UV Layout unwrapping parts of the bell tower

Calling The Bell Tower Modeling Finished

Although I could probably take this even further, I really do want to move forward with the work on this project. So I am calling the modeling phase of my

Turin Bell Tower Tour Revisited

Since it has been a long time since my last content upload on my YouTube Channel, I decided to make a quick update to my Turin Bell Tower model. I

World Machine 3 Is Finally Available

World Machine has been at version 2.7.9 for years. It truly appeared that it was going to remain there and that 3.x was abandonware. However, several months ago, the sole-developer

Fast Updates

Debug Debug continues to recover nicely. The cauterized areas that were removed are drying up and her fur is gradually returning to the areas that were shaved away. I still

So Long 2017!

Well, the world survived the first year of President Orange Dumbfuck. For the sake of my American friends and the rest of the world, I certainly hope that early 2018

Bell Tower Progress

Over the holiday weekend I have pushed forward with the bell tower work in spite of the issues with the size of the rooms. I found some really bad geometry

3D News

I kept quiet last week after the news about Narelle. I wanted to be in Australia for the family. So I chose silence and spent time with my own thoughts.

Still Struggling To Get My Creativity Back

I am on-call this week and tomorrow we start the annual business freeze. Hopefully that leads to some quiet time; because the last two weeks have been a non-stop rush

World Machine, Meet OctaneRender!

I have owned OctaneRender for several years now. But it has sat on my computer almost totally untouched because I have not committed the time to learn its nuances. There

New YouTube Video – Creating Roof Beams

It has been a month since I posted about 3D modeling. The Turin bell tower model has been progressing rather nicely these past few weeks. I used the LWCad Shingles

A Short Tour Of My Bell Tower Model (So Far)

I have little doubt that this month is my record-setting month for posts! Considering how often I have let multiple months slip by, I am rather proud of this. I

The Netherlands & End User Event 2017

Two weeks ago – late in the evening – I left Toronto Pearson airport on an Airbus A330-300 for Amsterdam. This would be my first time visiting Europe. Several months

Dearth

Weeks have marched past without a post once more. It has been crazy busy – and annoyingly frustrating – at work lately. The WannaCry emergency patching was brutal; even though

Unwrapping A Celtic Knot Design

This was an interesting problem. On the surface it seems easy; however, as you consider the options as modeler and texture artist, complications arise. A good friend of mine was