Poem on personal identity and the paradox between our inner self and the persona we share with the world around us.
Poetic advice from father to son to be brave, good, kind; to make something out of life.
A brief tutorial on making a collision model (aka collision mesh) for Valve Source games. The tutorial is for making models in 3D Studio Max.
To be apathetic is to invite entropy, says Olson. How do we deal with it?
Sprite Tools is a free MAXScript for working with Sprites in 3ds Max. It can create sprite cards from animated textures or convert sprite sheets into animated textures.
Newsletter about 2013, including various losses in our family and other news.
A review of musical group Chuck's Junk by Shawn Olson, originally in the Westside Messenger.
Shawn Olson's Newsletter, July 27, 2013. News about my father's death.
A free MAXScript utility to combine mutliple materials and maps into single output materials and maps.
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