Friday, May 04, 2012

Obligatory Chessboard

It was inevitable.

 Eventually, after playing around with Blender, I was bound to create a chess set. So I did this one. It's a copy of one by a Bauhaus designer; it has a manifesto attached about doing away with anachronistic kings, queens, bishops and knights. I kind of like it, but I noticed when I rendered the black pieces that it looked a little like playing with Borg ships.

And there's something about this piece that seems cold. Maybe if I print out the pieces on a 3D printer and fill them with LEDs...
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