At the end of 2020, I started learning 3D design using the open-source Blender creation suite. The last time I tried a 3D graphics tool was eight years ago when I used 3D Studio Max during a short-lived interest in 3D printing.

I don’t find 3D modeling that engaging, but using Blender procedurally to create abstract artwork caught my attention. In particular, the fantastic work of a Blender artist, Midge Sinnaeve, inspired me to spend the next several months learning the tool to create art.

I’ve created a persona for my art called NoRulesJustFeels. I’m still very much in the…

Leon Nicholls

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