Author Archives: Yeknomlana

Art Nouveau House

A concept sketch for a modeling project.  French Art Nouveau inspired house. Plan to model in 3DS Max where I will texture and render out. I am digging the sketch now I just need to start modeling. I am new … Continue reading

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Hsi Lai Temple Sculpture Eyes

The temple had a great variety of sculptures made from various materials and of various entities. I decided to concentrate on the eyes of these sculptures. All are somewhat similar but the over all styles and techniques are different.  I … Continue reading

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Hsi Lai Temple Buddhists Monks.

There little statues of monks were everywhere and that were the first thing we came across as we entered the temple grounds. They are supper cute and funny though I must question what exactly some of these sculptures are doing…

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Hsi Lai Temple

The temple it self was pretty amazing. It is apparently the largest in the western hemisphere. Though I have never been to the forbidden city those that I was with said it reminded them of it and could easily be … Continue reading

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Hsi Lai Temple Volunteers

I personally never really been the volunteering type of person. So for me to see someone stand and do the same thing for what seems like hours a day is a little over my understanding. I for one am not … Continue reading

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Hsi Lai Temple Drive

Not much to say other than that I wish that more cemeteries were more like this one where there are large old headstones with some magnitude and look as if they will sustain time and not be easily over grown … Continue reading

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Hsi Lai Temple Bus Ride

The bus ride to the temple and back was not necessary anything special though it was something that I probably have not done in decades. I as a child never really had to ride the bus. The only regular bus … Continue reading

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Morning Apocalypse

I woke up to the oddest morning I think I have ever woken up to. The sky was a reddish orangey hue. I at first thought why is it so bright so early. So I dismissed it and went back … Continue reading

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Bench + Coffee v3.0

The finished product. Not much more to say then what was said in the previous posts. I can not wait to make something else. Thinking of a foot stool from this broken block of wood I have and some 1/4″ … Continue reading

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Bench + Coffee v3.0 Process

What may have felt like years ago, perhaps it was, I made a bench / coffee table for a couple of friends. It took a day to complete and I gave it to them unfinished. No stain, wax, or other … Continue reading

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