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CSS/JS 3D Cube

FeedMeComics Beta Launch

Shadowrun: The Anarchy Wars

J-B Weld a Bicycle Peddle to the Crank Arm

Introducing PolySure

Cyber Monkey 3D

Famous Artists in Modern America: Raphael

Arts Shows and Photography

Controling the Google Map Iframe

The Dark Lord Rises

Custom Form Check Boxes - JavaScript Class

HTML Color Selector Class

Styling Snipt Code Embeds

Simple Accordion JavaScript Class

I Stand with Rand

Glen Bradley for NCGOP Vice-Chair

CSS 3 @(at) Rules and Font Embeding

Happy New Year, New Site!

Making a Simple House with Blender 3D

Happy, Mic Check 121212

Making Mountains with Blender 3D

Bash ~ indexOf

Ana's Corner

ConstitutinalWar.org

Midwife Advocates Website

My Own City - Part 2

Virtual Box VS. VMware

My Own City (In Blender 3D)

The Return of DonvanH!

Geishas and Watercolor

More Vector Cartoon People

Basics of Graphic Optimization for Flash

Veterans for Ron Paul 2012

Dynamic Draggable Divs

AK Donovan Sole Brutha ~ Time Lapse

Disengaged Reality ~ Time Lapse

HTML5 Canvas Drawing

AnimatedImg - Javascript Class

CyberMonkeyDev.com Up

Charlotte, Photography, and Penguins

North Carolina CPM Rally

DJ The Sypher @ Heaven and Hell

Making a World... Map

TDI Site Complete

AS3 vs HTML5 Drawing

Poked in the Face ~ Time Lapse

WeAreChangeDC.org BETA up!

Jordan

Grendel Babies

SamMenkmeller.com is GO

Prince of the Pavement

Speed cooking for 100

AS3 to Clipboard to JAVA communication

Lighten Up ~ Time Lapse

AmbieMac.com is Up

Revisiting Design

Howl's Moving Castle

End the Fed 2009

Chicago!

Timer Tools AS3

Free Wallpapers!

Flash to PHP communication

Dynamic Timer Event Handling

JavaScript XML node array

XML to JavaScript structure return

Appalachian Trail

AS3 XML class [dXML]

Let Oklahoma Vote

MurderOne Shirt App

Stelor Games

Universal Click Handler

R,G,B, to HEX and back

Snipt.net

Kirupa Art Contest, 2nd!

AS3 Preloader Class

Purple Cauliflower

Paul is FREE!!!

Wallpaper tutorial

My First C++ App

Vigilant Logos

Free Paul Jacob

XML picture displayer

Flash Web Site Template

Afterdeployment.org

Easy Effects AS3

Election Judge

Attack of the Frownies

Gootropolis On-line World

Ohio Valley Recovery Inc.

Symphony City

Challenger Learning Center Site

CLC, E-Missions Site



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Cyber Monkey 3D

5/3/14
3D model being built

I have been wanting to make a 3D head model of the Cyber Monkey that is the mascot for my company. Though I haven't used Blender 3D in a couple months, once I got started it all came back to me pretty quick. Originally I was planning on using the default Blender monkey (yes they have a default monkey head) as a template for mine. Then after playing around with the structure of it, I realized the proportions of the default monkey were so different than that of the Cyber Monkey I decided to start from scratch.

Using a total of six UV spheres (ears, eyes, nose, head), two cubes, and two cylinders (eye piece), I was able to bend, shape, and mold a pretty good monkey. Making good use of proportional editing techniques I was able to save a great deal of time, especially in shaping the jaw and small hairs on the head. Also, I used some Blender modifiers on my objects to make them much smoother. All of the UV spheres got a subdivision surface (x2) modifier.

The next phase of the plan is to experiment with JSC3D or PaperVision 3D and add a nice 3D interactive monkey to CyberMonkeyDev.com. Okay, it turns out JSC3D is really simple to set up with a 3D .obj file. Easier than PaperVision even. Though, if you notice, the right ear is flipped backwards. I'm guessing this has something to do with the fact that the ear was a duplicated object. It would be interesting to compair how the two face off on larger files.


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Making a Simple House with Blender 3D

12/25/12
I present a Blender tutorial on how to make a simple house and yard area. This is in two parts. The first covering the basics of setting up your house. The second goes into creating the yard and adding textures to your house.

Part 1


Part 2


For the build files and example package, click here.


Making Mountains with Blender 3D

12/5/12

A couple months back I started to learn Blender 3D and in an older post I said that I would make a tutorial on how to make some nice looking mountains in Blender. This is my first time making a video tutorial but with all of the free tools on Linux it was actually quite simple.

For this tutorial I am using Blender 3D and GIMP to edit my image files. The demo was recorded using recordMyDesktop the video was edited using Open Shot and the audio was recorded and edited with Audacity



Click here for the example package.


My Own City - Part 2

8/19/12
Well, I said I would end up expanding on the Blender 3D city I had started making earlier. Indeed I have spent the majority of my day tinkering around with it!

I have added some texture mapping to the grassy terrain, not to mention a couple more buildings, roads, and more. Anyways, take a look!
Click for larger image.


I will soon be sharing my special technique to get really nice textures for mountains. So stay tuned!


My Own City (In Blender 3D)

8/5/12
For the past couple months I have been working with Blender 3D mostly doing cityscapes. I have had some free time recently and started making my own fancy hotel building at home, then I added a pub, then a car lot, then two days later I have most of a city block. Anyways, I wanted to share what I have started. Click the image for the large scale version.



Check back in a couple weeks and I'll probably have this thing turned into a whole city. Also, expect to see some Blender 3D tutorials comming soon. After all, I must share my knowledge, such is the rules of the true internet.