Welcome To The Blog

I’m glad you are here and hope you’ll find a few good reads!
  • Should You Work For Free?

    The short answer is: Yes, but it depends on your situation and there’s a key element to always remember.  I’ve worked for free and will probably do it again, but not if you ask me to! So please don’t bother 😉 My friend and fellow CG......

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  • Perspective – The Bigger Picture

    You know that feeling when something you were looking forward to, suddenly is off the table?   In the past few weeks I’ve missed out on a couple of projects, even a really big one I was sure of, and it sucks. But that’s it. What......

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  • 3ds Max Asset Tracker Won’t Open

    This quick fix has been tested with 3ds max 2016 and 2017 on two different systems, but I can’t guarantee it will work for you.   What happened? Every now and then I’m not able to open the “Asset Tracker” in 3ds max. I’ve tried......

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  • A New Approach To The Blog

    *Updated 31/10/2016* This post looks a bit different than when I posted it a few weeks ago. It now reflects the changes I’ve had to do.   On top of everything else life is throwing at me at the moment, I was posting here weekly. To......

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  • How was work?

    “How was work?” – That’s usually the question we ask ourselves or have people ask us when the day is over. Often it can be hard to describe it. The norm for me would go something like this: “Good, borring, bad, okay, ate cake, radiator broke etc.”......

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  • Render Node Part III – Best Practices & Usage

    This is the 3rd and final post in my three-part series of building and using your first render node with 3ds Max and Backburner.   Render Node Part I – “Affordable & Powerful” Part II – “Network, 3ds Max & Backburner” Part III – “Best Practices......

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  • Render Node Part II – Network, 3ds Max & Backburner

    This is the 2nd post in my three-part series of building and using your first render node with 3ds Max and Backburner.   Render Node Part I – “Affordable & Powerful” Part II – “Network, 3ds Max & Backburner” Part III – “Best Practices & Usage”  ......

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  • Render Node Part I – Affordable & Powerful

    This is the 1st post in my three-part series of building and using your first render node with 3ds Max and Backburner.   Render Node Part I – “Affordable & Powerful” Part II – “Network, 3ds Max & Backburner” Part III – “Best Practices & Usage”......

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  • Lonely Artist – No More

    You work, in front of a monitor. You seek entertainment, in front of a monitor. You gather inspiration, in front of a monitor. You eat (at times), in front of a monitor. You poop, in front of a … Oh come on, I’m not the only one bringing......

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  • Be Proud Of What You Share(d)

    What do you feel when you discover yet another stunning image by some artist? No, not the image above – Even though I was really proud of it three years ago…     It’s everywhere!   When you keep seeing great images out there, it can feel a bit......

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