Author Archives: Yeknomlana

Chinatown Post Leo Headshot

Not to long ago I was in Chinatown to meet a friend by the name of Leo to shoot some head shots he needed for his work. I knew Chinatown would be a good place because there are some interesting … Continue reading

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Split Stool Finished

The final product. I had the realization that even though I built it level on a flat surface and made sure there was no play or warped things going on that the stool will rock if the floor it is … Continue reading

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Split Stool Fabrication Day 2

After much consideration and sleeping on it I decided that I would cross the legs over eachother. This accomplishes two things conceptually for me. The first was the idea that I did not want the piece to become something everyone … Continue reading

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Split Stool Day 1 Fabrication

When I initially was cleaning out the soon to be Solar Decathlon Studio I found some used old lumber in a somewhat dire condition. The first was turned into a bench for friends and the second I used for a … Continue reading

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Art Neuvo House Modeled

Post another round of design sketches I finally got around to modeling the house in 3DS Max. I took a bit of getting use to but I must say I understand why people prefer it. I never modeled anything of … Continue reading

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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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