Category Archives: 3D animation

Disappointed.

2°C, rain then dry. Talking to a class of 11 year olds today in a lesson on sensors. I asked them what devices they have at home with a sensor. The usual burglar alarms and security lights. Then one told … Continue reading

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Pulsar visualised

6°C, gales from SE. Some dry patches too. 3DS Max 8: I don’t often find the time to play with 3D software, but here is a still from a longer render that I ran overnight. As I write, I am attempting … Continue reading

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NewFlash (CS4)

13°C, cool but dry. NNW winds. Soon to get new(ish) version of Flash (CS4). Had a play with it at work today, great new features- it draws motions paths by default and, best of all, Bones. the bones work like … Continue reading

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Pulsar

16°C, showers & more crispy sun This is the best animation of a pulsar I have yet seen. It does a good job of conveying the rotation rate- 30turns per second. I’d like to know a bit more about who … Continue reading

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Loaded up

16°C, heavy rain. In FSX: the Cathedral looks like this so far Hmm, I thought I’d changed those red textures on the buttresses.

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Sore legs

21°C, Windy & sunny patches. 3DS for FSX: On a day for resting the legs and occasional stretches. I’ve been making things again. This is lichfield Cathederal, destined for FSX and possibly Google-Earth.Some faces havn’t got textures yet (as you … Continue reading

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St Kilda finished

19°C, lots of rain. Uploaded the St. Kilda project.After mithering about some remaining islands, I found a way to create a peak without a flat top (which looked so bad the first time I tried). Anyway, it’s all uploaded to … Continue reading

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White horses

28°C, humid, hot and a terrific thunderstorm in the evening. FSX: after buying a book of aerial photography in Britain, I had a go at adding a prehistoric white horse from Wiltshire to the flight sim. It was easy! See … Continue reading

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Stac Lee for FSX

27°C, Hot. 3DS – FSX: faster taster…built a usable 3D  model of Stac Lee for the Flight Sim. From testing, it appears that other people only see a flat area where this rock should be, so for reliability, I had … Continue reading

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ChNPP6

23°C, warm, sunny and very nice indeed, more please. 3DS for FSX: Built a 3D model of Reactor No.6 at Chernobyl. Also spent ages rebuilding the scenery so that it is easier to edit, now the cooling channels have concrete … Continue reading

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