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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

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,

Google Page Rank Dilemma

Posted on Nov 1, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

A solution to the dilemma of a loss in page rank according to the Google Toolbar.

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page rank, google

In the Wake of a Good Night's Sleep

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

A Chalboard Column by Shawn Olson on waking up.

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sleep, morning, coffee, fatigue

The Pumpkin Patch

Posted on Oct 27, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

An ancient horror lurks in the night time pumpkin patch.

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pumpkin patch, horror, story, fiction, halloween

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

Monty Hall Game

Posted on Aug 2, 2004 | Last Updated Feb 6, 2014

Example of the workings of the Monty Hall Game paradox.

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monty hall game, statistical analysis, statistics

Unsharp Mask - Remove Blur from Digital Photos

Posted on Feb 22, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Many high-end digital cameras soften images. Sometimes the photographer wants the detail back.

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unsharp mask, sharpen soft image, digital photo editing, photography tips

April 6, 2004

Posted on Apr 5, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

April 6, 2004 newsletter.

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April 6, 2004

Politics from the Porch

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

People wonder what the value of politics is. Inclusion in history, that's the value.

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local politics
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