Monthly Archives: October 2013

More SceneViz 2D
Posted by on October 17, 2013
Posted in: legal, mapping, SceneViz

Earlier this year Fat Pencil Studio began work on SceneViz 2d, a custom mapping process to quickly illustrate events in traffic-related cases. Since then, I have been working on a collection of ready-made graphics, creating a library of generic intersections: a traffic circle, one way street, and a diagonal boulevard, as well as streets with […]

Human Factors
Posted by on October 8, 2013
Posted in: architecture, imaging, SceneViz

I just returned from the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society (HFES) conference in San Diego, where I was invited to speak at a session titled Animated Computer Graphics: Working with Visual Media Professionals to Create Compelling Presentations. I shared the podium with Dr. Gary Sloan, a human factors forensic expert, and Jay Syverson, of Seattle […]

DWP Open House
Posted by on October 1, 2013
Posted in: creative community

Design Week Portland is just around the corner…and for the second straight year, Fat Pencil Studio will be hosting an open house as part of the festivities. Come stop by the Ford Building on Friday, October 11, from 4-7pm to say hi, have some snacks, and see some of our latest work! Design Week Portland […]

SketchUp Training
Posted by on October 1, 2013
Posted in: inspiration, software, tips and tricks

“Daddy can you teach me SketchUp?” My son, a third grader, frequently asks me for SketchUp lessons. Last night I sat down with him and watched some training videos. The experience reminded me how easy it is to get started with SketchUp, but also how there is always more to learn, even for an old […]