Star Fighter 3d Model

This was a commission that I took over at the Star Wars Artist Guild (their link is on the right). The request was to take a Star Wars X-Wing fighter and a Hapan Miy’til fighter and merge them together to make a whole new fighter. Below is the progression of the work using 3ds Max.

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Starrunner-class Starship

So I do some side work with the folks over at the Star Wars Artist Guild (Lal-Khan is my name over there) doing free artwork for people that is Star Wars related. Usually these are gamers that are looking for original artwork for their favorite characters. I find it satisfying to help this people in need and also use it as a way to drive myself to practice more on my artwork. In this case, a request came in for a starship called a Starrunner-class. This ship is very rare and mentioned in only one Extended Universe place. In addition, there is only one picture of this ship out there of any decent quality. I decided to pick up the request and give it a try.

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Reimagining

So things look a little different around here.  It has been a rough couple of months with the passing of my father to lung cancer and with that a reexamination of my life. I am so much more than writer and seeing that I am still in the stages of being a new fledgling writer, I have kind of run out of things to blog about. Why should this blog be so narrow focused? The short answer is that it shouldn’t! Long ago I embraced my geek inner self and I see no reason that I cannot put it on full display. Besides, if you know the author from aspects other than writing, you may gain a deeper insight as to how or why I write the way I do. It’s time to examine the geek side and embrace how awesome it is. The old high school stereotype couldn’t be farther from the truth. I’m more than just a writer. I am a geek.

What use to be Chronicles of a Writer has now become Geekology.

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