Custom Pots

Following on from my recent post, I have been enjoying making more custom plant pots for the growing collection of succulents about the house and as presents for people too. I have primarily been…


Custom Succulent Pots

I have been having fun creating an initial set of custom plant pots with a cute Tetris inspired design. The succulents and other things Susie has in and around the house here are in a wonderful array…


Riot Art Contest - Winners Abound

I am a huge fan of the work so many talented folk put into the creative contests out there on the mighty interwebs and the winners for the 2017 Riot Creative Contest on Polycount is a superb……


Udacity Unity VR

I hadnt done much in Unity for quite a while and the GoogleVR tools are getting better all the time. So I dived in and worked through the Udacity VR intro course - to get more exposure to both their…


X-Wing Space Station Modelling

With all the extra space ships etc landing in my X-Wing collection and how great the asteroids look, I thought that modelling up a custom space station would be a cool next step. The idea was a…


Deskosaur Project

This is a quick post with some pics showing some of the pieces I contributed to the Deskosaur project which was for a desk organiser system which required designing, modelling and then building to…


Uper Unity and Unreal Updates

Yes, shiny updates for both the Unity and the Unreal real-time engines recently. Just look at all the new additions and the wonderful demos created to show them off. Having done a little with both I…


Contrast and Independent Gaming

I really enjoyed playing Brothers - a Tale of Two Sons a little while ago, seeing how much clever storytelling a small studio could build into a game like this. Add to that the clever mechanics of…


LoL Artwork

I have still been primarily enjoying watching League of Legends rather than playing - seeing the coverage with the casters and analysts making it very much like watching other sports which is fun. I…


Unreal Engine - Free, Kites and GDC

Plenty of changes of late in the Unreal Engine department. First the engine is now free for everyone (no more subscription fee) with royalties only coming in after you make some $$$ from a project.…


LoL CG and Such

I feel as though I may have done a post not entirely unlike this some time ago, but that doesnt seem to be stopping me. While I dont play much League of Legends at all really, I do love to watch it:…


LoL art and 3D

While I am still a woeful player, I am liking that the success of the game means they have been able to get some pretty nice artwork for League of Legends now. Actually the community is resplendent…


Standley Paper

Yesterday I did a simple post to highlight the work of people like Neri Oxman using 3D Printing. Well this time lets look at the related technology of laser cutters. These machines are superb at…


Cooool 3D Printing

After giving a whirlwind into to 3D Printing at the UNSW ALL_IT Event on Friday I thought I would do a little post here on some groovy people using 3D Printing to do the most amazing things. This…


LoL Cinematics

I have been known to feel a little left out that I am not a League of Legends player and while I can see the appeal with a bunch of friends it hasnt grabbed my attention enough for me to get into it…


Lego House and Rendering

Lets start with LEGO IS AWESOME, then shift over to Denmark's architecture wizards BIG and their design of the Lego House. The design draws heavily on the idea of the Lego bricks themselves, playing…


Experimental Modelling

This years group of UNSW Architectural Computing students doing the Experimental Modelling course spend even more time generating form with Rhino and Grasshopper which they output through the 3D…


Platypus Grasshopper Rhino

Core studio have released the alpha version of Platypus, their plugin for Grasshopper (Rhino) that allows for models to sync in realtime through to the web in multiple sessions. While I personally…


Construct realtime CG

James Cameron is the most famous champion for providing a way to shoot mocap actors with a virtual camera. Below you can see Kevin Margo working with the latest version of this sort of technology…


Graphics Apps on the SurfacePro2

I have been using Photoshop plenty on the SurfacePro2 and apart from the odd issue with a driver it works like a treat. Being able to sketch, colour, edit and manipulate all live there on the screen…