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Posted on May 30, 2012 | Last Updated May 15, 2015

Tools, scripts and tutorials on using 3ds Max.

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3ds max, 3d, design, maxscript, scripts, tutorials

Dragonflies, Damselflies, Flies

Posted on May 16, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Photos of dragonflies, damselflies and flies.

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insect photos, dragonfly, dragonflies, fly, flies, damselflies, shawn olson

Forum Etiquette in the 21st Century

Posted on Feb 2, 2011 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

A short discussion on using online forums. Why I concluded that participation in forums should be limited.

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forums, online forums, social media, necroposting, flame wars, noobs, fanboy

Who is she

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A poem about a father who abandoned his daughter almost 30 years ago.

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poem, poetry, absentee parent, absentee father, deadbeat father

Bees and Flies

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

Photos of bees and flies. Also, interesting links.

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bee, fly, insect photos, pollinators, pollination, shawn olson

Wrong Side of Bed

Posted on Dec 31, 2015 | Last Updated Dec 31, 2015
wrong side of bed cartoon

Cartoon about people with negative outlooks.

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negativity, outlook, grouch, cartoon, comic

The Hurry-Stop Syndrome

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

This editorial was the last Chalkboard editorial Shawn Olson wrote for the Columbus Messenger.

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impatient society, red lights

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

Wildlife Photos

Posted on Oct 27, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011
Crab Spider PhotoThornsThorns Close UpBorer BeetleWaspDead GrasshopperDragonfly

Intriguing photos of wildlife and nature.

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wildlife, nature, photos

Wall Worm Model Tools

Easily send your models from 3ds Max to the Valve Source Game Engine
Posted on Nov 18, 2010 | Last Updated May 15, 2015

I've written a new MAXScript to help automate sending models from 3ds Max to the Valve Source Game Engine.

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3ds max, source, smd, export
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