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12 Oct 21:07
12 Oct 21:07
Oct 2020
Oct 2020
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Model to Mask – Elias Comes Together

After the completion of my earlier modeling work, the mask received a few changes. I brought the geometry into ZBrush and spent a little bit of time refining the teeth, bone shapes, and textures on the horns.

09 Oct 18:09
09 Oct 18:09
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Nuclear Football

If I haven’t made it clear yet, I love Fallout. Love it. I’m not as big a fan of Fallout 76 for a variety of reasons that don’t belong on this blog, but it…

07 Oct 16:56
07 Oct 16:56
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Focus Takes Flight

Following on the heels of my work designing the Antiquated Murgleis Focus, I churned the parts out on my Makergear M2 printer…

05 Oct 00:48
05 Oct 00:48
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And my axe!

After the Antiquated Murgleis sword and focus, I had a few commission requests for other weapons from Final Fantasy XIV. One of the more interesting ones was the ‘Malignant Moggle Mogaxe’ – try saying…

30 Oct 20:47
30 Oct 20:47
Oct 2018
Oct 2018
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The Fallout Overlay Creation Kit

As some readers may know, I occasionally work on assets for streaming games. This started because I used to have a display that ran at 1920×1200, which is a bit off-ratio from the normal…

18 Jun 20:28
18 Jun 20:28
Jun 2018
Jun 2018
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Red Mage Items Made Practical

Our Red Mage commission also involved fabricating a spell-casting offhand ‘orb’ or crystal. Much like every other part of this commission project, I vastly underestimated the amount of work that was going to be…

05 Apr 20:18
05 Apr 20:18
Apr 2018
Apr 2018
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Reinforcing the Murgleis

I have a few thoughts about 3D printing. It is a fantastic way of producing items with engineered precision and intricate detail. It is also not always the silver bullet for every task. Our…

24 Mar 00:30
24 Mar 00:30
Mar 2018
Mar 2018
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Modeling an Ancient Magus

We were approached to help make the mask and some other elements of the character Elias Ainsworth from the anime series The Ancient Magus Bride. I’m a fan of macabre skull stuff to begin…

05 Mar 20:14
05 Mar 20:14
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The Sum of its Parts

After weeks of sanding through the evenings on this thing, the antiquated murgleis is finally coming together! We fully assembled the prop, which is not something I actually planned on doing at this stage;…

28 Jan 19:43
28 Jan 19:43
Jan 2018
Jan 2018
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This Baby is an Antique!

We were presented with the fun-yet-daunting prospect of recreating the Antiquated Murgleis from Final Fantasy XIV. This weapon (and the orb that pairs with it) is the signature equipment of the Red Mage class…

16 Dec 06:06
16 Dec 06:06
Dec 2017
Dec 2017
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Of Mesopotamian Supermen

The title’s not a typo, and I’m not drunk. This post’s about one of my guilty pleasures, and it will require a bit of explanation! There’s a lot of text in this post mostly because…