HOW TO CREATE CURVES IN MODO

One of the challenges with 3D software is generating a curved object, or bending existing geometry, as there are a variety of simple yet different approaches depending on the situation. I decided to create a short video that summarizes some different techniques for beginner and intermediate users of modo.

TECHNOLOGY AND BETTER PHOTOGRAPHS

I’ve been considering upgrading my point & shoot camera recently to a digital single-lens reflex (DSLR). After experiencing poor results shooting in low-light conditions and trying in vain to capture my hyperactive children with the delayed shutter release, I was thinking that now was as good a time as any to get a decent camera.…

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AMAZING FEATS OF ENGINEERING

As a fan of shows like “Modern Marvels” and “Build it Bigger” I’ve always been fascinated with giant bridges, buildings, tunnels, and other man-made wonders. My absolute favorite engineering accomplishment is something on a smaller scale, it’s claim to fame being speed. Co-developed by the the British and French governments in the sixties, Concorde still…

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HYDRAULIC FRACTURING

This is a recent infographic I created showing the process of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”, to accompany an online Q&A with Dr. Robert Earle of Analysis Group. Fracking is a well-stimulation process for extracting natural gas from shale deposits. Though the practice holds a lot of promise, it might also negatively impact the environment. Seismic…

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