Personal

Personal entries, which are not related to my work and the creative process. Sometimes I have an ordinary life.

A Few Weeks of Vacation Later…

Most of July as well as the first week of August have been colored with an absence from work and I’ve been living the pleasant vacation life. People have been visiting me as well as me unlocking the chains from my workstation and got out traveling to a few different places to go to concerts,…

The Cookie Monster attended a Barbecue at my place
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Color Management in LightWave – Second Attempt

Just a quickie… I’ve been developing my workflow for my film project for some time. I want to have a rock solid pipeline setup so when I go full blast I can aim all my focus at the creative parts. So far I’ve concentrated mostly on the asset exchange, getting meshes and animations in and…

Lotus Angel Warrior
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Equinox : In a Dream – Alive at Youtube

Wee, this is a totally unrelated blog entry to my 3D work. But I wanted to post this as a personal keeper anyway. Yesterday, my old friend Johan, a.k.a. Loxley told me our old Amiga demo, In A Dream, was online at Youtube. It was around 13 years ago we created this baby amongst tons…

Girl Face from In a Dream
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Back in the Real World Again

Just got back yesterday from my short vacation and things will start to return to normal again. Despite the awful weather on one of my days away, where things really got wet and muddy, a pair of rubber boots, quite some beers and lot’s of great concerts, it was no problem really. Just happy I’ve…

Roskilde - River of Pee
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Vacation Time! Woohoo!

Alright, there will be no updates in the blog for a week. I am having a short vacation. Great music, great friends and several cases of beer is to be expected during the next couple of days. Despite that the weather seems to be awful, it will be outweighed by those factors. Over and out,…

Roskilde Festival
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I’ve Gone 24, Resistance Was Futile…

Oh yes, I really couldn’t help myself. I’ve been glaring at those 24″ screens for too long now to resist it anymore. I’ve been running 24″ at work for some time, and really enjoy the extra size. And it’s been pretty lousy sitting at home staring at the same resolution of 1920×1200 at my laptop…

Dell 2407wfp
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New Workstation in the House!

Weee, I got around and upgraded my old workstation this week. I’ve been running on a Dell Inspiron 9300 with a Pentium M 2.0GHz processor for about a year now. It has served me well, but I have been drooling to get a Core Duo processor since it’s release. And now when the Core 2…

Dell Inspiron 9400
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Software Launch is Getting Close

A new section at the Artstorm site will be launched within the next few days. It’s about my software development projects. I wanted to clearly separate it from the artistic part of the site, and have made a different design for the software projects. It will contain web applications, Lightwave Plugins and Windows Utilities. Storm|Stats…

StormDev
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High in the Clouds and So On…

I’ve been experimenting with some atmosphere and cloud creations for my upcoming movie. While doing that I started to get quite happy with the techniques I’m using, so I made a still image of some other environment. Here is the backplate I’ve come up with. The complete image with the foreground elements are rendering as…

Futurescape
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Rest in Peace, Brent

My partner and the president of International Media Arts and Catamongus Studios which I’ve been working with for a long time, Brent W. Kingston, has left us all of a sudden. He passed away this morning from an abdominal aneurysm rupture and massive heart attack in Los Angeles, where he was temporary working for our…

Artstorm Symbol
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