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Propping up the barre

My better half enjoys ballet and has some space in the house to practice. All she needs is a little bit of floor space but all she has as a stand in for a barre is a windowsill. On the … Continue reading

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The parting of the surfaces

The first model was an education again. It took a few goes but I got there. The next model failed again. Time for some lessons learned.

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The real world is *hard*

Printer filament arrived and the print was duly set going. The first dozen or fifteen attempts all had the same problem: The first layer didn’t stick to the print bed. The internet was consulted. The options were myriad. Masking tape. … Continue reading

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Not your artist’s 3D modeller

I’ve been interested in 3d modelling since the days of Quake mapping. I always found it difficult because I could never wrap my head around the interface. Moving something in one plane would look perfect but it would have zoomed … Continue reading

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