Shawn Olson Creative Arts

Art, Poetry, Photography, Writing and 3D

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Greetings Earthling. Welcome to my creative portal. My name is Shawn Olson. I'm a creative jack-of-all trades who has years of experience in 3ds Max, game development, web development, journalism, photography, graphics and parenting. You may know me as a technical artist for Black Mesa or as the developer of Wall Worm if you came here as a game developer.

If you need help with any of these things, then I'm your guy:

  • Problem Solving
  • 3D Environments
  • 3D Assets
  • 3ds Max pipelines
  • Game Design
  • Documentation
  • Journalistic Coverage
  • Application Education
  • Web Application Development

If you must know more about me, feel free to read A Short Biography. But more importantly, enjoy the various photos, poems, editorials and scripts across the site.

I always enjoy feedback from visitors. Feel free to send me an email with any comments, ideas, praise, criticism or corrections. Of course you can always interact with me on the Wall Worm forums or other 3D forums where I haunt.

Latest Articles

Farewell

Posted on Aug 4, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A poem to say Goodbye to my dear Mom.

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farewell, loss, death, mom, family, sadness

Don't Go

Posted on Jul 8, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on forseen loss. I wrote this for my mother shortly before she died.

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poem on loss, death, old age, sickness

The Cringe Phenomenon

Posted on Jul 4, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011
Tom ClineRyan WilderCorbin CringeJoe ViersMat MarcumCringe PracticeMat Marcum

Interview with Cringe that appeared in Now It's Dark Magazine.

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cringe phenomenon, interview, practice photos, local music, rock band

Cringe at the Tavern

Posted on Jun 22, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011
Tom and CorbinTom ClineCorbin CringeMat MarcumTom Cline TavernMat MarcumRyan WilderMat Marcum

Cringe played at the Tavern at the Mill in Lancaster on June 21, 2003.

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cringe rock band, columbus local music, tavern at the mill, lancaster, one

The Sweeper that Sucks

Posted on Jun 18, 2003 | Last Updated Dec 7, 2014

What happens when someone tried to sell a sweeper to a tightwad asshole for $1600.

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kirby sale, sweeper sales pitch, charlatans

Cute Cartoons

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Cute cartoons.

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Praying Mantis Photos

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

A large collection of preying mantis photographs.

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My Schooling

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays and personal accounts about my education.

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Great American Hoopty

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

A series of humorous accounts of cars owned by Shawn Olson.

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Apathy and Entropy

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Essays dealing with cultural and personal apathy.

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Wall Worm plugins and scripts for 3ds Max

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