Face the music and dance

‘Face the music and dance’ is one of the motto’s that I have always liked to imagine myself living by. And then at some point in life, one is forced to ‘face the music’ about a motto like this itself and find out whether one is actually willing to live by it and start dancing…

Infrastructure progress

During long renders, I’ve been working on a little automation. For a long time I had wanted to make it easier to start up my little render ‘farm’ (just a few machines) and streamline the process of installing new versions of Houdini on them. I had long pushed this effort back using the excuse that…

Update on waves and tools

As I’m wrapping up another fun project, it is time for some long overdue updates on my blog. I still haven’t found the time/energy to make that ‘build a wave animation’ screen capture. This is still very much in the planning but I’m going to stop promising it on a concrete schedule as more work…

Projects pages online

I’ve just finished the first set up of a ‘Projects’ section on my new website. This section contains information on projects I’ve worked on in the past and projects that are ‘in production’ currently. Looks like the main structure of my new site is more or less there now. Now its time to keep working…

Website updates

I’ve just finished a first round of updates to my website in which I’ve added a Sitemap (mostly to help search engines 😉 ) and a Tool Development area. This will form a up-to-date (as much as possible) overview of the different tools I’m developing. This makes it a lot easier to get an overview…

Website changes

As people that have visited this blog before will probably have noticed some changes to my website. I’ve decided that it is better to continue this website in a more personal note (more like this blog has been from the start). My company Dutch Effects Factory still exists and will continue to be the name…