It is with great sadness that I must say goodbye to one of my characters from the first and only issue of the Captain Coastie comic book. Ensign Tara Martin, who appeared as a swamp monster in issue number 1, is no more. "Goodbye, all my adoring fans!" So here's what happens in the word … Continue reading Time, Technology, and the Death of a Character
Just because you downloaded and installed a 3D application like Blender doesn't mean you need to start from scratch. As a matter of fact, there are many who never learn how to model. Instead, they focus on "borrowing" the work of others to realize their dream scene. For example, in the recent short video I … Continue reading Use Your Resources
When I decided to download and use Blender for the first time two months ago, I was immediately bombarded with what looked like an alien landscape. There were all kinds of buttons, dialog boxes, widgets, check boxes, menus, words, and icons that made absolutely no sense to me. What the heck was a "collection"? What's … Continue reading Too intimidating?
I'm not going to lie... this is not my first rodeo. As a matter of fact, I've had a semi-active blog on the Internet for quite some time. My sister Families Across Time site drew some attention but fell to the wayside when I transferred duty stations in 2017. Its focus was family history and … Continue reading I love to be creative