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Saturday, November 18, 2017

3d Melon Splash

Another Blender work: Watermelon dropped in water, with sound effect.

It's not perfectly realistic but I learned so much in the process. I am never able to follow tutorials from beginning to end. After a few minuts my minds starts wandering arround, and I end up making something completly different from what I first imagined. For this one I learned most from Andrew Price (Blender Guru), Tutor4u and for the animation part Sardi Pax.

The watermelon was textured with a wave texture, here's a screenshot of the nodes setup

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Blender 3D Workflow : falling watermelon.

How to make a little 3d-animation of a basic shaped watermelon falling into pieces. I used particles and the cell fracture add-on in Blender 2.78a

and this is the result :

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Cougar, 3d-art made in Blender

My new project made with Blender (free 3d creation software) is a mountain lion in low-poly style. It is published on sketchfab where you can turn it around to take a look from every side.

3d cougar

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Creating 'The Scarecrow' by Jim McKenzie

The Scarecrow - Jim McKenzie from Jim McKenzie on Vimeo.
For more art go to: http://jimmckenzie.net

To purchase pieces from the show click here: http://www.copronason.com/jim/

"The Scarecrow" documents the complete step by step process of creating a character starting from a simple sketch in 2014 to a fully developed gallery show piece in 2016 debuting at Jim McKenzie's "Lost Magic" at Copro Gallery. (Material- Magic Sculpt epoxy clay)

Film By: Jim McKenzie
Music Written By: Jim McKenzie, Tomi Ervi
Orchestration By: Tomi Ervi
Gallery Footage: Dave Yeaman
Resin Caster: Christopher Dumbos
Cake maker: Dante Nuno of Fire And Icing
Paint Assistant: Kenneth Christian
Publicist: Melissa Ximena Golebiowski of Lost Literati PR (melissa@lostliteratipr.com)

Special Thanks to:
Aardman Nathan Love
Erica Miller & Gary Pressman of Copro Gallery
Trust Collective

Monday, September 21, 2015

Wall Art that makes you Smile

With the change of seasons it's always a good idea to look at your walls and make some changes. Why not choose something that makes you smile everytime you see it? Print on demand sites may not be the first place where you look for wall art but let me show you some illustrations I found on Society6. Who wouldn't want these?

funny goldfish art

Some wisdom for the bedroom maybe?

funny owls art illustration

Imagine this little guy in your bathroom

funny otter art illustration animals

You can choose the size you want them printed on and buy them with or without frame.
And while you are redecorating you might even want to get some matching throw pillows.

funny puffin illustration animals birds art

Monday, May 4, 2015

New swatches have arrived.

It's always exciting to receive the test-swatches from new fabric-designs. I will make the fabrics for sale and post more individual pictures sometime this week in my spoonflower-shop. If you would like any of my designs in a different size and/or color, please contact me.

Saturday, May 25, 2013


My design 'On The Road Again' is featured by RedBubble on the Father's Day promotion page.

In case you like it : the design is availabe as a photographic print and on t-shirts, iPhone and iPad skins and cases and as a sticker. I captured this picture on a parkinglot in France a few years ago, added some textures and used GIMP to create the design.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Tomato and Garlic Curtains

 If you know me, you know how much I love my homegrown tomatoes. A while ago, I have designed some  FABRIC with a picture of my tomatoes.  Now Deborah has made an awesome curtain with  this fabric combined with her ‘Garlic Star’ and a piece of honeybee ribbon trim designed by Laura Foster Nicholson.
It's really fun to see some of my work in use like this, thank you so much Deborah for these pictures!