Thursday, October 22, 2015

My Garage floor!

We've had a house since January and our improvement projects haven't ceased! They've been slow, surely, but we've been working on several things at once to keep things interesting. I'm most excited about the vision I have for my garage. I want a sort of trendy clean old barn feel. I want stone verneer on all the walls separated by 6" wide beams of aged wood. The ceiling will be covered in aged thin wood slats and the floor, as you can see will be vinyl wood slat flooring. This will keep the cost down, look just like real wood, be water and temperature proof, and finally not be destroyed by a 1,000lbs. vintage VW or Porsche. In dreaming up my floor, I envisioned a 5 ft. diameter freelance logo that would simulate wood inlay. I finally finished that exact thing last night and it's EXACTLY what I envisioned! It took about 20-30 hours spread out from September 14th till October 21st. 

Sunday, August 30, 2015

My first foray into Rhino 5

  This is my first little tutorial lesson in Rhino 5. My next step is to import this as an .obj file into Blender and render it as clear plastic. That would be cool. Wish me luck. 

Oh... and I've decided what my next ZBrush project will be; the headpiece to the staff of Raa from Indiana Jones!!! I can't wait!

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

First ever 3D sculpt rendering!

I downloaded Blender at the advice of a friend. It's a free rendering program for 3d files. I'm planning on using it to fully render the Bird of Prey. I found a youtube video of a cup demo. It was pretty good.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

BOP: Top half of almost done!

I'm very happy with how the Bird of Prey is working out! I've learned a little bit more about insert brushes and I LOVE them! They're great for super detailed mechanical stuff. I'm making all the panel lines by duplicating the surface they're on and cutting it down with the 'Trim Curve' tool. I know there are easier, faster ways, but I demand perfectly clean lines, and no other way will give me this that I know of.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

BOP: Top half of the rear engine all done!

I'm so close to finishing the top half of the main hull! Just the bridge and front rounded section left! Then I can start on the bottom half....

Monday, June 22, 2015