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Strauss Shader bug in Render To Texture

Posted on Jun 7, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

You cannot use a material using the Strauss Shader when trying to output to the diffuse map with Render To Texture in 3DS Max 2010.

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3ds max 2010, strauss, render to texture, bake

Viewport Canvas

Posted on Apr 20, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A video tutorial on using the Viewport Canvas tool in 3D Studio Max 2010. The video demonstrates painting directly onto geometry as well as using 3rd party paint applications such as Photoshop and Corel PHOTO-PAINT.

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Viewport canvas, 3ds max, painting, texture, texturing, 3d paint

MP4 files in Flex VideoDisplay

Posted on Jan 8, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Here is a solution to your problem if you are building an application in Flex 3 that uses the VideoDisplay component and the results fail to work in Internet Explorer and Chrome but mysteriously work in Firefox.

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flex 3, VideoDisplay, black, bug, error, problem, fix

Shawn Olson Creative Arts

Art, Poetry, Photography, Writing and 3D
Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Sep 6, 2016

Shawn Olson Creative Arts is a collection of artwork, journalism, poetry, photography, 3d and more by technical artist Shawn Olson in Columbus Ohio.

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shawn olson, technical artist, 3ds max, creative arts, art, photography, computer graphics, artist, journalist, photojournalist,

Software Activation, Licensing and Piracy

Posted on Nov 10, 2009 | Last Updated May 15, 2013

The problem with software activation systems in the Internet Age and the inflated claims that piracy costs billions of dollars a year.

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software, piracy, activation, license, internet, society, business

3D Designs

Posted on Jul 24, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011
3d chess

Samples of graphics that encorporate 3D renders.

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3d, graphics, 3 dimensional

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

Remote Moments

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

Poem about getting past apathy and taking control.

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poem, poetry, apathy, entropy, control

Web Statistics

Posted on Mar 30, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A brief introduction to understanding website statistics, including a discussion of visits, hits and other topics to be aware of.

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website, stats, statistics, logs, analyze, traffic, visits, hits

Dynamically change a form's action with JavaScript

Posted on Dec 11, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

JavaScript allows you to dynamically change a form's action. To make the function work in the new Google Chrome browser, you need to reference the action differently than you could in other browsers.

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javascript, form, action, browser, chrome
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