You Can Do Anything

The next time you think to yourself, “I can’t do this, they won’t let me do that” – think about the boy who harnessed the wind. There’s no such thing as luck, really – it’s just a matter of being in the right place with the right stuff, often enough…

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Redemption

It’s very easy to be convinced that you’re on the wrong track. All it takes is a good heart and a conscience. If you’re a reasonable person, you listen to things others say about you even if they’re negative or unflattering. You’re always watching over your own shoulder to make…

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Beautifuel

My Eagle Talon decided to commit suicide days before I left on my business trip to India during the month of March – the studio sent me there to teach the art of animation to apprentice animators in Hyderabad.  Blow-by pressurized the cooling system in the car, which manifested by…

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Unbelievers

A good friend of mine has a husband who is a master chef, and Italian.  He once told me that the Italians have a saying: “Between words and deeds lies an ocean.” When people judge you, they judge you by your actions.  It’s not enough to sit on the sidelines…

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Other Art

Yoda These images represent the only pictures I still have of the full-sized working replica I built of Yoda of the Star Wars trilogies. The sculpture is of the head, sculpted in Roma Plastilina #4 (the hard stuff). It was sculpted over a plaster casting of the skull mold, so…

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CG Gallery

Here are some examples of my computer graphics design and modeling skills.  For most of these I was using Lightwave.  I didn’t learn Maya until later in my career, and had to leave Lightwave behind me. — Gene Turnbow <br /><h1><big><big><big>GENE TURNBOW GENE TURNBOW GENE TURNBOW GENE TURNBOW</big></big></big></h1><p><br /></p>

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Painting

I do both digital and “real world” painting, and the occasional mashup for fun: This was a commission for Second Geekhood. We did a photo shoot so I’d have good reference material, then I did this painting based on those. It took an evening to do the photo shoot, and…

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