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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Yafaray Test

While trying to create a nice indoor render I found that the Blender internal raytracer is not really well suited, at least not without extensive tuning. Especially volume lights are hard to achieve correctly. With the last revision of Yafaray the integration into Blender is now very well done. The script allows the convenient fine […]

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New item in shipwright library: capstan

Quickly modeled a capstan to add to the shipwright library. The capstan was used to lift all things heavy on a ship but especially for the anchors. The capstan is a cylindrical piece of wood that can be rotated using logs that are put into it radially. Several sailors then pushed the logs to rotate […]

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Good starting point

A lot of people are interested in learning Blender as it’s probably the most advanced and actively developed open source 3D package available. But after downloading and installing Blender the frustration quickly grows into desperation and many people finally give up because of the complexity of the program and the rather unusual user interface. To […]

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Interesting links

Today I found two nice links that might be of interest to game artists and creators: OpenGameArt.org Public Domain Textures The first is a community site dedicated to collecting game models and textures licensed under creative commons. Some nice stuff can be found there so if you’re creating a open source game you may want […]

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My ships updated

I updated the sections about my ships for PotBS so it now includes the first real entry. It’s only a real short description of the ship with a small gallery of WIP shots for the Sweepstakes. More description and entries for the other ships will follow as soon as I find the time! Edit: Also […]

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First item in shipwright library available

The first item in the shipwright library is now available. The shipwright library is intended as a help for creating ships for Pirates of the Burning Sea. It contains models of objects frequently needed in a ship model, ranging from a barrel to a longboat. Check out the first item here and tell me what […]

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Hello World!

Hello out there! Again I’m starting a weblog, this time only dedicated to all artsy stuff I’m trying myself in. So this will focus mostly on Blender and then some texture creation, image manipulation and maybe some drawing/painting. Let’s see how this goes…

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