Essay on the turmoil of our world today and the current trend of escalating hatred, nationalism and xenophobia.
The Price of Learning: Gradecard Dilemma
There is a paradox concerning a parent's push for good grades. The kids don't care about learning.
Society's sentiment towards evolution
People argue against evolution all the time when they've never read about it.
Martian Thaw original oil painting.
How I Broke Three Trucks
A tale about my time working in a boiler repair shop.. and how I broke three different trucks.
Poem on lost inspiration, passion and motivation.
Max 2010 Particle Flow Presets
When you install 3D Studio Max 2010, it does not automatically install any Particle Flow Presets. They are available in the Samples DVD that ships with Max. Here is how to install them.
A Chalkboard column by Shawn Olson about regulars at a pet store.
The Hurry-Stop Syndrome
This editorial was the last Chalkboard editorial Shawn Olson wrote for the Columbus Messenger.
Digital painting of a martian landscape.