I’m sure I’m no different to a lot of artists when it comes to my work environment. A nice hot cup of something in ones favourite mug, a comfy supportive chair, work stuff at hand when it’s needed and one of the driving forces to getting in “The Zone” is of course music!
I’ve been a regular user of the rather excellent art package GIMP for quite some years and have found it to be a fantastic tool for manipulating digital art, touching up scanned sketches or laying out pixel art for use in a video game project; it’s never let me down. If I have ever needed […]
Quick post today as I’ve been really, really busy of late. So a few minutes ago I needed to pick a colour from an image I’d found on that internet thing we all seem to spend our lives using. So I hit F7 moved the mouse curser over to the colour area I wanted and […]
I have discovered that the ‘Texture Paint‘ mode of Blender 2.5 is indeed rather awesome!! I’ve been playing with seams and one of the most frustrating things I’ve experienced is shading up a nice texture only to find that one of the seams doesn’t quite look right. But all is not lost, oh no!! You […]
‘Rot’ or ‘DRot’ what the ?? Ahh now I know! Rot is an absolute value overiding the object’s values and DRot is added to the current value! Ta da! Same applies to scale too. Stars are now converted to use Drot D?? where applicable!
Animating what seems like a zillion and one stars is not a desirable way to pass the day so I was so pleased to discover the magic animation time offset setting in Blender. After animating one star I can now link to it from a duplicate, change the offset of the new one and wayhey […]