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

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

A Perspective on Futurism

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

Compilation of facts and thoughts on futurism origin and effects.

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futurism, culture

The knock at the door

Posted on Dec 1, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

Mom used to pull pranks on us as kids... so I couldn't help pulling pranks on her too.

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prank, knock, door, string, donna olson, shawn olson, joke

How can I support Shawn Olson?

Posted on Nov 30, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

You can help support Shawn Olson's efforts by making a donation.

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fund artist, contributions, buy art

Cringe Art

Posted on Nov 28, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
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Artwork I composed over the last year for the rock band Cringe.

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cringe graphics, computer art, cringe backgrounds, shawn olson

Liquid 6teen Art

Posted on Nov 28, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
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Graphics I designed for the rock band Liquid 6teen.

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liquid 6teen art, website graphics, shawn olson, computer design

The root of educational failure

Posted on Nov 17, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

The reason public education suffers is because the primary participants (students and parents), do not share a love for learning.

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why schools fail, educational problems, education, curriculum

The loving neighborhood – For Residents Only

Posted on Nov 5, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
For Residents OnlyKeep Out

Communites want to stop teenage crime, but continue to take away legitimate outlets for youthful activities.

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The loving neighborhood – For Residents Only - social problems, urban decay, children and society, sports, athletic outlets

Columbus Messenger, Me and Unprofessional

Posted on Oct 29, 2003 | Last Updated Jan 4, 2012

The Columbus Messenger Newspapers and why I don't work there anymore.

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columbus messenger newspapers, westside messenger, john matuszak, poor management, unprofessional administration, community paper
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