Shawn Olson Creative Arts
Art, Poetry, Photography, Writing and 3D
Greetings Earthling. Welcome to my creative portal. My name is Shawn Olson. I'm a creative jack-of-all trades who has years of experience in 3ds Max, game development, web development, journalism, photography, graphics and parenting. You may know me as a technical artist for Black Mesa or as the developer of Wall Worm if you came here as a game developer. I now also work on USD workflows and capabilities in 3ds Max and Maya at Autodesk. All opinions here are my own.
If you need help with any of these things, then I'm your guy:
- Problem Solving
- 3D Environments
- 3D Assets
- 3ds Max pipelines
- Game Design
- Journalistic Coverage
- Application Education
- Web Application Development
If you must know more about me, feel free to read A Short Biography. But more importantly, enjoy the various photos, poems, editorials and scripts across the site.
I always enjoy feedback from visitors. Feel free to send me an email with any comments, ideas, praise, criticism or corrections. Of course you can always interact with me on the Wall Worm forums or other 3D forums where I haunt.
too far behind
Poem on staying focused on goals, keeping high standards and avoiding drift.
John Hart Dies at 69
Former Prairie Township Trustee John Hart died on May 14, 2003.
A lesson in flight
The kids and I take a crash course in flying paper airplanes--with the Ultimate Paper Airplane.
Monster of Despair
A poem by Shawn Olson on keeping life in perspective in rough times.
The most important things
Putting human struggles and value into perspective.
Statues Go Away
A poem on the march of time. Things can change even if they seem eternal.
The Sunset and Spirits
A trip to a mountain top turns into a flight of irrational terror.
Fuel Tank Safety Measures
An overview of the safety measures fuel distributors take to minimize accidental disasters.
Picking that special gift
Picking out the right gift for your sweetheart isn't always easy. But this dog came to the right place, as he learns that nothing says love like a side of ham.
Observations on high school drop-outs and society.