Shawn Olson Creative Arts

Art, Poetry, Photography, Writing and 3D

Hayden and Juice Bottle
ruby-throated hummingbird
Hayden Baby Photo nov 07

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

Do Not Call - Seriously

Posted on Oct 8, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

When the Do Not Call registry went into effect, telemarketing should have listened.

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do not call registry, telemarketer, telemarketing, free speech


Posted on Oct 1, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011
rush limbaugh bookworm cartoon

A bookworm is about to get sick when a competitor wrongly plants a book by Rush Limbaugh.

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bookworms cartoon, rush limbaugh

Reading Problems

Posted on Sep 14, 2003 | Last Updated Aug 16, 2013

Common reading problems.

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reading problems

Why I believe in free will

Posted on Sep 1, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Why a skeptic believes in free will.

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free will, metaphysics, belief

Cringe - Cringefest 2003

Posted on Aug 24, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011
ryan cringefest 03Ryan CringefestCorbin CringefestTom Cringefest 03Tom Cringefest 03Tom Cringefest 03butch cringefest 03tom cringefest 03mat cringefest 03mat cringefest 03Butch Cringefest

Cringe headlined the first annual Cringefest on August 23, 2003.

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cringe, cringefest 2003, columbus rock music, band photos

Look to Tomorrow

Posted on Aug 21, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on using the past as a tool to guide tomorrow.

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past and future, poem, poetry, shawn olson

Donna Olson died at 55

Posted on Aug 6, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Donna Olson, my mother, died on August 4, 2003.

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donna olson died, death, donna marie olson, donna himes


Posted on Aug 4, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A poem to say Goodbye to my dear Mom.

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farewell, loss, death, mom, family, sadness

Don't Go

Posted on Jul 8, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on forseen loss. I wrote this for my mother shortly before she died.

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poem on loss, death, old age, sickness

The Cringe Phenomenon

Posted on Jul 4, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011
Tom ClineRyan WilderCorbin CringeJoe ViersMat MarcumCringe PracticeMat Marcum

Interview with Cringe that appeared in Now It's Dark Magazine.

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cringe phenomenon, interview, practice photos, local music, rock band
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