Shawn Olson Creative Arts

Art, Poetry, Photography, Writing and 3D

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Greetings Earthling. Welcome to my creative portal. My name is Shawn Olson. I'm a creative jack-of-all trades who has years of experience in 3ds Max, web development, journalism, photography, graphics and parenting. You may know me as a technical artist for Black Mesa or as the developer of Wall Worm if you came here as a game developer.

If you need help with any of these things, then I'm your guy:

  • Problem Solving
  • 3D Environments
  • 3D Assets
  • 3ds Max pipelines
  • Game Design
  • Documentation
  • Journalistic Coverage
  • Application Education
  • Web Application Development

If you must know more about me, feel free to read A Short Biography. But more importantly, enjoy the various photos, poems, editorials and scripts across the site.

I always enjoy feedback from visitors. Feel free to send me an email with any comments, ideas, praise, criticism or corrections. Of course you can always interact with me on the Wall Worm forums or other 3D forums where I haunt.

Latest Articles

De_Mayan_Stonehenge Custom Counter-Strike Map

Posted on Dec 7, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011
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Enlarged version of de_stonehenge, a custom CS 1.6 map by Shawn Olson.

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de_mayan_stonehenge, custom, cs map, stonehenge

Romping Retrievers

Posted on Dec 6, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011
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Photos of a golden retriever and a Chesapeake Bay retriever romping.

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golden retriever, Chesapeake Bay retriever, dog photos

Problems with Journalism

Posted on Nov 21, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011

Some of the problems and misconceptions surrounding modern journalism.

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journalism, critique, critic, media, modern

Cowans Gap State Park

Posted on Nov 21, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011
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Photos of the Cowans Gap State Park and surrounding countryside in Pennsylvania.

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Lorikeet Creative Arts

Posted on Oct 26, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 9, 2011
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Creative graphics composed from photos of Lorikeets.

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lorikeet, art, creative, computer

The black, white and red of the colorblind society

Posted on Oct 25, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

An essay noting the state of the civil rights movement in the wake of Rosa Park's death.

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civil rights movement, rosa parks, racial tension, hatred, affirmative action, xenophobia

Rhinoceros

Posted on Oct 18, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011
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Photos of a rhinoceros at the Columbus Zoo.

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rhinoceros photos, rhino

Apes

Posted on Oct 18, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011
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Some photos of apes, including gorillas and bonobo chimpanzees.

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ape photos, apes, gorilla, chimpanzee, bonobos

Ban the Plan-O-Gram

Posted on Oct 18, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011
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Humorous call for the downfall of the Plan-O-Gram.

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Hickory Horned Devil

Posted on Sep 4, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
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Photos of the Regal Moth Caterpillar, also known as the Hickory Horned Devil.

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