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

Opossum

Posted on Jan 1, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

The opossum has been my neighbor for a couple years. He's the only marsupial I know.

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opossum, opposum photos, posum pictures, marsupial, rodent photo

Amazing Challenge III

Posted on Dec 26, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

Third maze in the Amazing Challenge.

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maze, mazes, puzzle

Adieu Cringe

Posted on Dec 25, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

2003 is coming to an end with the final Cringe show. This year my mother died, my friend John Hart died, and my favorite band broke up.

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adieu cringe, christmas 2003, holidays

Amazing Challenge II

Posted on Dec 21, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

The second maze in the Amazing Challenge.

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maze, mazes, puzzle

Cringe Last Show I

Posted on Dec 19, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
mat marcum - cringe

Cringe went on stage for the last time on December 19, 2003 at the Alrosa Villa.

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cringe final show, columbus rock band, music, alrosa villa

Cringe Last Show II

Posted on Dec 19, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
mat marcum - cringetom cline - cringemat marcum - cringejae - cringebecky - cringe

Cringe went on stage for the last time on December 19, 2003 at the Alrosa Villa.

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cringe final show, columbus rock band, music, alrosa villa

Amazing Challenge I

Posted on Dec 17, 2003 | Last Updated Feb 11, 2014

The first maze in the Artistic Network Amazing Challenge.

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maze, puzzle, mazes

Always Welcome Inn - Winter

Posted on Dec 16, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
framed bird feederfrosty morning

Some photos of our second visit to the Always Welcome Inn near Killbuck, Ohio.

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always welcome inn, killbuck ohio, nancy miller

How I Broke Three Trucks

Posted on Dec 7, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

A tale about my time working in a boiler repair shop.. and how I broke three different trucks.

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trucks, damage, break, boiler repair shop, welding assistant, sweeping floors, job history

Rock Music IS Folk Art.

Posted on Dec 7, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

Essay tracing path of folk music to modern rock.

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music, folk, rock
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