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Cloud Computing: Develop the skills to automate

3d city scene created in Blender

Cloud Computing: Develop the skills to automate

For several years, I have been experimenting with 3d modelling.  This has been as a pastime alongside my "day job" of managing IT services in a large company.   These started off as distinct and separate activities,  but recently have been on a converging path.

I am an evangelist for cloud computing. I am also enthusiastic about is possible with a bit of applied know-how.   In the beginning, much of the motivation behind Celtic3d was to put my money where my mouth is and prove-out some of the theoretical advantages of cloud by learning and experiencing the practicalities for myself.

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Shapeways – texture issues with Full Color Sandstone

Missing texture file on full colour sandstone

In a previous post, we gave an update on a product idea to use a variety of tartan textures applied to full colour sandstone. We sent a trial model off to Shapeways to test things out.

We got an update from the team at Shapeways -  the texture file was not applied correctly to the model and "Sandy" had turned out looking rather peely wally.

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