blob test

more fiddling with vray. just reading about how light is simulated has been pretty interesting


Eggship army compound test

Moved on to screwing around with Mental Ray. Too slow with Vray. Eggship is making a cameo appearance in one of the generic 3ds tutorial scenes.



Eggship sound test

Look ma, no glasses!

A really neat technique for producing a 3d effect without stereo glasses. Just alternate between the two slightly altered images back and forth quickly! Very nice. I'll be experimenting with this soon for sure.

Another bigger animation of the eggship is coming in about.....5 hours? Left it rendering overnight and it's been 12 hours in so far. Vray is slow as shit.


Eggship animation test

I'm not sure why it's all shaky/flashy, but it's a happy accident cant complain.

some reference/inspiration

Eggship final?

I think this is as far as I will go for the still image as of now. On to animation!


Testing out smoke...ended up looking like the ship is taking a dump. It might be


eggship again

fooling around in 3ds a bit. The goal is to make a neat hangar for it and do a nice, slow, take my time rendering for a change.


Word of the day

jitney (noun) A small motor vehicle, such as a bus or van, that transports passengers on a route for a small fare.
Synonyms:autobus, bus, charabanc, coach, double-decker, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle
Usage:She rode the jitney to work every day.


I gots nothing

These are some picture from the summer of 2006, some of the most inspiring times in my life.

A big pile of...yarn?

Jimmy Grashaw, cardboard extraordinaire. Rafael, Andrew and myself down in the corner.

A beautiful Coloradoan junkyard.

Garden of the Gods



I've been super busy lately on stuff I can't show. Sorry blog. Here's one that's been mashed up beyond recognition, does that count?