My 2016 MacBook Pro 15-inch with Touch Bar Is Coming

I ordered the lower spec 15-inch 2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar a couple of weeks back. The storage was upgraded from 256 GB to 512 GB, all other configuration options remained unaltered. Space gray was chosen as the finish color. Checking the order page today it is apparent the machine will come earlier than expected: November 30 … Continue reading "My 2016 MacBook Pro 15-inch with Touch Bar Is Coming"

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Getting It Done With Blender: Parenting an Object

Sorry, no pictures this time! I did the following to create a parent-child link between two objects in Blender: First select the object that will be the child Second, hold down the [Shift] key, and select the object that will be the parent Click in the 3D window, press [Ctrl] + [P] then select “Object”. … Continue reading "Getting It Done With Blender: Parenting an Object"

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Getting It Done With Blender: Combining Objects to Form A New Object

In the previous post, a sphere was manipulated into an apple slice shape. Now, the desire is to combine the apple slice with a cylinder having a large width along the x and y-axis and shorter height in the z-axis. First, using the workflow for removing vertices/faces from the previous post, remove the bottom face … Continue reading "Getting It Done With Blender: Combining Objects to Form A New Object"

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Getting It Done With Blender: Manipulating a Basic Shape to Get Something Else

Starting with a sphere, the goal is to cut it down to an “apple slice” or half hemisphere shape. The following was done to get the sphere to the hollow “apple slice” shape: With the sphere selected, go into Edit Mode (or press [Tab]) Then hit the [B] key Hold down and drag to select … Continue reading "Getting It Done With Blender: Manipulating a Basic Shape to Get Something Else"

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