Creating a Tileable Texture from a Photo
Steps on making a tileable texture from a photo inside 3ds Max. Includes step-by-step instructions along with a video tutorial.
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.
Making a Collision Model
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.
Custom Nibs in Corel PHOTO-PAINT
This is a video tutorial on how to create custom nibs in Corel PHOTO-PAINT. This example uses Corel PHOTO-PAINT X4 but applies to older versions as well.
Strauss Shader bug in Render To Texture
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.
The video tutorials you'll find on this site range far and wide, from how to use Corel PHOTO-PAINT and 3ds Max, to web development and photography.
Poem by Shawn Olson about relishing in the moment and looking forward to the future.
Overly Dark Render Problem in 3DS Max 2009
Fix to dark render problem in 3ds Max 2009 where render looks fine in preview render window but not the final output file.