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August 30, 2019

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Hand-painted and UV unwrapped low poly dagger

August 18, 2019

Thanks to XRG81 for providing detailed low poly texture painting and UV unwrap tutorials in Blender. Original download file: hand-painted-dagger.zip   Part 1 – Modeling Reference image: Download source file: dagger01.blend Some of the things I have learned: Simply drag reference image into blender Front viewport. Hold [CTRL] while using inset [I] to extrude. Press […]

Hand-painted column

August 17, 2019

Thanks to XRG81 for providing detailed low poly texture painting and UV unwrap tutorials in Blender. The following tutorial can be completed in Blender 2.8 for the most part. To ensure your colors match the Youtube video, make sure to select [Solid] viewport shading only.  Make sure [Texture] is selected.  When texture painting in the […]

Create a texture painted low poly bridge and creek

August 17, 2019

Many thanks to Grant Abbitt for a most excellent series of Blender 2.8 low-poly tutorials ! Say thanks: http://paypal.me/grantabbitt Part 1 Download source file: creek_bridge_01.blend  

Create a low poly sea shack

August 12, 2019

Many thanks to Grant Abbitt for a most excellent series of Blender 2.8 low-poly tutorials ! Say thanks: http://paypal.me/grantabbitt Part 1   Download source file: seashack01.blend   Part 2 Download source file: seashack02.blend   Part 3   Download HDRI file (PIC image format): sunset_in_the_chalk_quarry_1k.hdr   Download source file: seashack03a.blend   Download source file: seashack_03b.blend   Download source […]

Create a low poly well

August 11, 2019

Many thanks to Grant Abbitt for a most excellent series of Blender 2.8 low-poly tutorials ! Say thanks: http://paypal.me/grantabbitt Part 1 Download source file: well01.blend   Part 2 Download source file: well02.blend   Part 3 Download source file: well03.blend Download HDRI image: 2209461984_d0d834b0b0.jpg Download HDRI image: old-city-centre.jpg (The above images are high resolution JPG textures, […]

Learn to play piano or MIDI keyboard

August 10, 2019

The easiest and most fun way to start learning to play I find is to play along using chords. Chords Practice playing Major and Minor Chords using your thumb, middle finger and little finger.  I used to bend my index finger and ring finger into the palm of my hand so they are out of […]

FAR Lone Sails

July 21, 2019

Beautiful minimalistic slow paced atmospheric game.  Stunning artwork.  Click on pictures to enlarge.

MPCNC part 6

July 19, 2019

MPCNC Marlin config This is where I keep my current MPCNC config in case I have to reflash it: Single endstops software enabled (G53 Xpos Ypos only) – Marlin_software_endstops_enabled+G54fix.zip Single endstops software disabled – Marlin_software_endstops_disabled.zip It is now time to plot the obligatory MPCNC crown test pattern with a pen holder and pen. MPCNC Sharpie […]

Upholstering dining chairs

July 2, 2019

The dining table chairs came with ‘fake leather’, which is actually quite common.  Fake leather comes in one of two flavours: PU leather (polyurethane leather) and vinyl bonded leather.  Vinyl bonded leather has leather fibers glued to the back of the vinyl to allow vendors to legally claim ‘10% genuine leather’.  If you inspect the […]