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But Words Will Never Hurt Me

Posted on Jan 6, 2018 | Last Updated Aug 12, 2021

Editorial on negativity and entitlement amongst online communities.

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entitlement, negativity, trolls

New Global Artistic Network

Posted on Mar 29, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Shawn Olson Artistic Network changes direction with launch of new global arts directory. I've now separated the open artist enrollment of my site to a new site.

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global, arts, directory

Google's Dewey Update

Posted on Jun 9, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Some thoughts on the latest upheaval to the search engine world and the so-called Dewey Update.

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google, dewey update

Hidden Source

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Jun 4, 2003
Hidden Source

Settlers of Catan

Posted on Jul 14, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Settlers of Catan board game is a popular favorite among gamers.

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settlers of catan, board game

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

Game Resources

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Jun 4, 2003
Game Resources

What are Meta Tags Anyway?

Posted on Aug 12, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 11, 2011

Discussion on meta tags, including their legitimate usage, abuse and misunderstanding.

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meta tags, keywords, description, internet, seo, search engine optimization

Creating a Tileable Texture from a Photo

Posted on Dec 7, 2011 | Last Updated May 29, 2022

Steps on making a tileable texture from a photo inside 3ds Max. Includes step-by-step instructions along with a video tutorial.

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tile, tileable, seamless, texture, photo, bitmap, 3ds max, viewport canvas

A World Without Pain

Posted on Sep 2, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

An essay in reaction to the New Orleans disaster following hurricane Katrina.

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new orleans, hurricane katrina
Wall Worm plugins and scripts for 3ds Max