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Material Merger

Posted on Aug 8, 2012 | Last Updated Aug 27, 2013

A free MAXScript utility to combine mutliple materials and maps into single output materials and maps.

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maxscript, materials, render, composity, free

Overly Dark Render Problem in 3DS Max 2009

Posted on Nov 21, 2008 | Last Updated Sep 4, 2012

Fix to dark render problem in 3ds Max 2009 where render looks fine in preview render window but not the final output file.

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3d, 3ds max, 3d studio, 2009, render, dark, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Custom Nibs in Corel PHOTO-PAINT

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

This is a video tutorial on how to create custom nibs in Corel PHOTO-PAINT. This example uses Corel PHOTO-PAINT X4 but applies to older versions as well.

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corel, photopaint, nibs, custom nib, video, tutorial, cpt

Autodesk Moving to Rental-Only for Software

How a company made for artists is pushing a policy that promotes more starving artists instead of thriving artists
Posted on Oct 13, 2014 | Last Updated Oct 13, 2014

Autodesk is now making plans to stop selling perpetual licenses and move all future business to a rental-only model.

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software, sales, consumer, license, perpetual, rental

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,

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

2013 in Review

Posted on Feb 26, 2014 | Last Updated Feb 26, 2014

Newsletter about 2013, including various losses in our family and other news.

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2013, loss, death, dad, dog, opportunities

Orangebox Breaks Some Custom Maps

Posted on Aug 24, 2010 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

After Valve updated Counter-Strike Source to Orangebox, many custom maps have missing textures. Even worse, some maps now even crash CS. Here is what I did to fix de_tension.

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custom, map, crash, cs, hard fault

Wolf Photos

Posted on Oct 7, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011
Timber Wolf by Pumpkin

Photos and video of wolves at the Columbus Zoo, including the Timber Wolf and Mexican Wolf.

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wolf photos, wolves, timber, mexican, wild dogs

Dab Attributes

Posted on Jan 25, 2009 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Video tutorial demonstrating the usage of dab attributes to control the look of brush strokes in Corel PHOTO-PAINT.

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dab, dabs, attribute, attributes, brush, cpt, ppt, photopaint
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