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3D Applications

I mostly use Cheetah3D on a Mac mini (M1) to create models. I started using Cheetah more than 7 years ago. It was easy to learn and cheap. Occasionally I look at Blender but it seems so much more than what I need. Recently I installed Shapr3D on my iPad and have created a few… Continue reading 3D Applications

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Making and UnMaking

Mostly what you will see on this site are simple geometric objects. I am interested in subtle changes to well known shapes. Many times I make a 3D model of something that appears to have a function. None of them intentionally are designed to be function parts. Sometimes piece fit together in ways that provide… Continue reading Making and UnMaking

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3D Plugins for WordPress

This is a list of 3D Plugins I have installed. Each one works enough to show a 3D file and allow the view to pinch and zoom and spin the model. They all have varying amount of options to allow color, lights, animation and file formats. Most support STL files. Newer ones support the GLB… Continue reading 3D Plugins for WordPress

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Beginning in the middle

I have put aside my COVID-19 blog. It’s time to begin this mess of a website focused on my 3D printing and sculpture and other ‘creative’ things site. EGO ARTIFEX sort of Latin for I ARTIST started about 10 years ago when I was looking for a trade name for my consulting work. I was… Continue reading Beginning in the middle

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