Author Archives: Dave C

My First Remake

See the¬†previous post¬†for the before shot, which is basically the same scene but 6 years earlier. I call it “Mortar, Pestle and Glass.” I’d rather have called it “First and Last Ingredients for a Recipe for Disaster” but it’s too … Continue reading

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One Of My Earliest

Mortar and Pestle was one of the first images I ever created with Blender. For those that don’t know, Blender is an absolutely free 3D creation suite. It does pretty much everything you could want as a 3D artist. This … Continue reading

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My Little Elephant Walking

After having made my little elephant at the beginning of this week, and texturing him, I’ve gone that one step further and maede an animation of him. Ok, it’s a little amateurish and basic and not actually very good. But … Continue reading

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My Little Elephant

Here’s a cute little elephant character I made using my favourite 3D package, Blender, in a moment of inspiration. Simple Elephant by *dodgydavec on deviantART Simple Elephant – Parp by *dodgydavec on deviantART And here’s the blend file for anyone … Continue reading

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Doctor Who’s TARDIS in the Towers of Titan

TARDIS in Towers of Titan It’s been a long time since I updated anything here and I’ve done quite a lot since I last did! My most recent activity involved testing out blender’s compositor in making atmospheric scattering. Or mist. … Continue reading

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3DMagix and IllusionMage, scam or open source leeches?

Here’s a very interesting article about two products, well one product under two different names, which someone is selling for money and which is available (or are available?) for absolutely FREE at Blender.org http://www.blender.org/blenderorg/blender-foundation/press/re-branding-blender/ If you are interested in 3D, … Continue reading

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Look About – Speed Modelling Challenge

Made this as part of a speed modelling challenge over on deviant art. optics – Look About by ~dodgydavec on deviantART

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Wood Saw

Made as part of a challenge on the Blender Underground forums, this is a saw made from wood. A wood saw, if you will. The challenge was to create an image from a plank. Just the one plank was supplied … Continue reading

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A Cup Of Coffee

Blender really does have a very powerful particle system. This coffee cup was made by adding a ‘hair’ particle system and having each particle rendered as a coffee bean. I got the idea from someone’s avatar on YouTube so it’s … Continue reading

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Snowman standing on his head

This is my latest piece in my line of Snowman pics. This is actually for 2010 but it’s still not quite finished. Never mind, eh? Snowman standing on head 2010 by ~dodgydavec on deviantART

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