Rendering that the Rebel Alliance would be Proud of

Well I’m back at it again with this clock. As much as it’s coming together, and I’m trying not to nitpick at details, there’s still so much to do! I did however make the decision that one nitpick was warranted – I absolutely hated how the gold foil engraved pieces were looking, so it was…

The Dark Side of Victorian Flags

The good thing I’ve found about working with 3Ds Max for this project is that, as a person that thrives with practical work, I can have a tangible (if something digital can be considered tangible….but that’s for a different argument) piece of work done at the end of each modeling session that is proof of…

The Modelling Monologues, Victorian Clock Tower – Take 2

Back at it again today with modeling the clock tower and being faced with the fact that the most complicated part isn’t actually the construction, but rather keeping track of all the pieces I’ve got going. Apparently, victorian opulence means tremendous detail…who knew? Besides the major parts of the structure, the columns, counters, and roof…

Back to Basics

So I’m a twenty-seven year old PhD Candidate, and apparently triangles still trip me up…how did I not see this coming? After drafting the main hall’s clock tower I then moved on to some of the other display cases I was able to see in the available lithographs – namely, a ten sided glass case…

Drafting, Tea, and Strepsils for the Win

The one thing about living with five housemates is that when one gets sick, its only a matter of time until we all are. So, what do you do when you’re stuck in bed and can’t get to the 3Ds Max lab? Drink copious amounts of tea, down strepsils like they’re going out of style,…