Monthly Archives: May 2015

Tilikum Details
Posted by on May 8, 2015
Posted in: architecture, built projects, inspiration, transportation

Put two engineers and an architect together on a panel and you’ve got my attention. Get them talking about Portland’s newest bridge and I’m there! Last night’s lecture was titled The Spirit of Details and featured Tilikum Crossing architect David MacDonald along with engineers Semyon Treyger and David Goodyear. The event had something for everyone: from a […]

FPS... The Movie
Posted by on May 7, 2015
Posted in: creative community, inspiration, software

Fat Pencil Studio is an unusual company, and I’ve always found it challenging to fully explain what we do. I carry around business cards with pictures on the back. I arrive at conferences with a laptop to show examples of our work. My approach has always been to show up in person to explain our […]

Weeds Never Sleep
Posted by on May 1, 2015
Posted in: projects

Some projects definitely have more personality than others. We recently finished up work for an innovative Kickstarter project called “HotShot,” an organic herbicide sprayer. Inventor Michael Peterson came to us with a great idea and a rough sketch, and we had a lot of fun developing a 3d model and supporting images. The HotShot allows […]