Blog

This is where I write about product design, software, fonts, and really anything that srtikes my interest.

I’m aiming for weekly posts.

Blog
August 2, 2021

I miss columns

What ever happened to our trusty columns? Magazines used to be filled with them as far as the eye can see, now we've got a single layout for most of the web. Why is that?

July 4, 2021

How do I look?

I've redesigned the website! this is just a short post about that. Nothing too in the weeds.

June 5, 2021

Is software ever finished?

Software keeps changing, features come and complexity increases. Is software ever complete?

May 23, 2021

I have a degree

I graduated from Emily Carr University! This is just a quick recap of little things I've done, and where I'm headed.

January 31, 2021

How Do We Make Music?

Music making tools aren’t designed for generating ideas, they’re designed to record ideas that have already been worked out. There's room for a new kind of DAW.

December 10, 2020

And That’s a Wrap!

A couple of videos of my final projects from this semester.

November 26, 2020

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Last week I had a slow week with progress. This week is much better. But with progress comes regression (apparently). Update on animation and implementation. Generally speaking, things are looking good.

November 15, 2020

Graphics Cards Are Important

It’s been a long week of sorting out UV mapping, trying to figure out texture painting, and finally over-rigging my character. Plus a bonus review of the bread I got!

November 8, 2020

Modelling is Less Hard

I frickin did it! I made a 3D model. With my bare hands! This is a little update of the progress I've made over the weekend. It was a good weekend and there's lots to see.

November 6, 2020

Modelling is Hard

Some progress pictures of the modelling process. Things are looking kind of scary for now... hopefully I can save it.

November 1, 2020

Weekly Update #3

Just an update for the week. The painting is done, I've begun using Blender for the 3D model, and I made an animation for another class!

October 23, 2020

Project Plan

Sorting out the plan & the details for my fall project.

October 10, 2020

Blog Beginnings

Just stretching my blogging muscles and making sure this thing works.

Contact

I’d love to chat about design, music, the problems you’re working on, or anything else. Email gnlconnell@gmail.com with whatever you've got on your mind.