Category Archives: Art

Inkscape art and a hint at what is next

My next game/tutorial is well underway and I just got to make a little bit of art. These are the first two weeks I have dedicated to art in over 10 years. It has been a great reminder of how … Continue reading

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Star Destroyer Part II – Geometry Block In

It has been a couple weeks since I looked at my Star Destroyer model. Last time I had come to the conclusion that I should start over because the geometry was messed up in the back of the ship. Rather … Continue reading

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Star Destroyer Part II – Failure to block in

I’m forcing myself to blog once a week and sometimes it is tough! However, much like working out it feels good once you are done. Today I attempted to block in the geometry for a star destroyer. You can see … Continue reading

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Star Destroyer Part I – Geometry reference and setup

I love Star Wars. Return of the Jedi is the first movie I remember watching, Star Wars novels got me reading science fiction, and Star Wars model kits were the first ones I built. I still remember the hours it … Continue reading

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Simple ship movement with Box2D (Part 3 – Trying to tune the force)

Use the Force, Luke. – Obi-Wan In the previous Part 1 and Part 2 I did what I would consider the easy stuff for tuning ship movement. This week was an attempt at getting a tuned ship movement experience while … Continue reading

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Realistic Expectations

Excitement, interest and commitment for a project are largely based on feeling a sense of accomplishment. The number one risk for many teams that I have worked with is having unrealistic expectations that set the team or individual up for … Continue reading

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Art training – Speed modeling

I have always had an interest in Art but most of my time and effort has gone into programming. Art creation fascinates me. One of the reasons I started this blog was to force myself to do everything needed to … Continue reading

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