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    Now that the grownups are happy, it's time to focus on the little ones. Kids' versions of my Animal Whisperer t-shirts are here! The colors are slightly different than the adult unisex shirts but still include a wide selection to choose from (17 colors!). They're printed on the same 100% fine jersey cotton, and every […]

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Autumn City Hall – Update 5

March 21st, 2015|

I’d love to texture the building procedurally to have a variation in detail size, but I want more control. I’m not completely sure what direction I’m gonna go, but I may have to […]

Autumn City Hall – Update 4

March 17th, 2015|

Started working on the back side of City Hall at the end of last week. I’m going on a little less reference than the front side since I don’t have an elevation drawing […]

Autumn City Hall – Update 3

March 16th, 2015|

Down the road, I plan to add the building’s surroundings. Because this is a fictional history project, I’d like to build the area up in the timeline I imagine for the area with small […]

Autumn City Hall – Update 2

March 15th, 2015|

Here is an update on the building with the sides in place. Needs windows still. Trying to decide how much style variation I want around the building. Also starting to think about motifs […]

Autumn City Hall – Update 1

March 14th, 2015|

I’ve started work on the main centerpiece of Autumn, Virginia – City Hall. I designed this building in the Second Empire french architectural style, common for the 19th century when this building was […]

City Hall Exterior Lamp

March 12th, 2015|

The last week has been about lighting. After I finished up laying out a first draft blueprint for the front facade of City Hall, I needed a break from looking at lines. I […]

Fire Simulation Tests for Fireplace Scene

November 7th, 2014|

As you can see, I’ve been playing with fire. I do not mess with fire in real life, never have. This type is completely safe, though!

After Blender 2.71 came out, I decided to […]

Second Empire Mansion Estate – test7

November 6th, 2014|

Moving back to the front of the house, here are the edited porch steps. I thought they were looking too similar to the rear steps with the balustrade continuing down to the ground level, […]

Second Empire Mansion Estate – test6

September 9th, 2014|

This is a view of the back porch for my mansion design. I still have some details to throw in as it’s pretty bare at the moment. I think it looks like it […]

Second Empire Mansion Estate – test5

September 5th, 2014|

Next stage of my Victorian mansion. Here’s the first closeup shot of the porch and small architectural details. Some of the placement may change over time, but I’m happy with the direction it’s […]

Second Empire Mansion Estate – test4

September 3rd, 2014|

Almost two months have gone by since my last post because of my busy move from Charlottesville, Virginia to El Paso, Texas. What a change!

I’m looking forward to returning to the mansion design […]

Second Empire Mansion Estate – test2

August 29th, 2014|

You can see here the red brick and white trim color scheme for the Second Empire mansion estate that I mentioned in the last post.

I’ve cut open […]

Second Empire Mansion Estate – test1

August 28th, 2014|

In order for me to make sure my library scene is designed well, I needed more information surrounding the house it’s in.

Therefore, I’m taking a little detour and creating the mansion estate for […]

Victorian Marble Fireplace – test3

August 27th, 2014|

Another update for my Victorian marble fireplace in Blender. I’ve added some decorative andirons (holds the wood up off of the ground), some wood, and an ornate set of brass tools including a […]

Victorian Marble Fireplace – test2

August 24th, 2014|

Here is the marble fireplace mantel further along. I created the molding at the top and started adding the decoration. I used some of the decorative work from an artist on […]

Victorian Marble Fireplace – test1

August 23rd, 2014|

I’ve moved on to the fireplace section of the library. I’m modeling a white marble mantelpiece for this wood burning Victorian fireplace. Here is the first blocking in stage with the red section […]

American Double Pedestal Flat-Top Desk – test2

August 22nd, 2014|

Here is an updated version of the flat top desk I’m working on. I added black walnut wood grain, mushroom turned wooden knobs, inset metal keyhole surrounds, and a decorative element underneath the […]

American Double Pedestal Flat-Top Desk – test1

August 21st, 2014|

I’m working on a home library for my main character, the tycoon. I haven’t decided on a scene yet, but it’ll be nice to create a virtual stage. It’s also a great […]

Welcome to Autumn – Antique Book Design

July 15th, 2014|

Welcome to Autumn, my newest project, is a fictional story about a small town in Virginia, told through drawings and paintings. This 3d render of a fictional antique book is an illustrated history […]

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