Still Life With Honey

A few weeks ago, I was getting lost in the still-life, food-styling and Scandi corners of Pinterest and decided I would try to emulate the look of one of these dark, moody still lives (check out Kate S Jordan to get the rough idea). I started with something quite minimalistic and, as too often, got … Continued

Exposé 12

If you’re in this business, you already know about Ballistic Publishing’s Exposé series, the luxurious coffee table books that showcase the latest and greatest in digital art. Turns out two of my images have been selected to appear in Exposé 12 and nominated for an award, both in the still-life category. They are part of … Continued

To Rent or not To Rent

Today, I got an email from the company announcing massive price rises for the renewal of 3ds Max permanent license maintenance plans and steep discounts if I agreed to move to subscription (also known as the rental model). This sparked a bit of a discussion on the Autodesk forum. I wrote a comment there, which … Continued

Best Visualization of the Year

You may remember my Yale Center for British Art series, done with 3ds Max and Corona. Well, it’s just been picked by Ronenbekerman as the best visualization of 2016! Knowing how many great artists post their work on Ronen’s site, this is certainly a fantastic feeling, and an encouragement to keep doing this. Thanks Ronen!


After opening this year’s Black Friday BBB3viz sales (my only sales of the year), I’ve had a couple of requests to extend it until the end of the month. Hence the sales will not end on Monday at midnight, as originally announced, but run through this weekend, ending on Sunday, Dec. 4th, at midnight (central … Continued


Thanksgiving is upon us again, and this doesn’t just mean a lavish Turkey feast. It also means that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner. And so, as every year, is the BBB3viz Annual Discount Spectacular. The sales will kick off on Friday, November 25th at midnight, Central European Time (In the US, … Continued

Affinity for Me

When Adobe and Autodesk scrapped perpetual licenses and introduced rental-only models, forum posts starting sprouting all over the web about alternatives to Max, Maya, and Adobe’s Creative Cloud. I’m not going to go too much into what I think of the rental model, since I’ve written about it in the past. Suffice to say that it is … Continued