A working fix for .Blend files not showing preview thumbnails on windows

This is a copy and paste of an article I read on a forum, which worked for me.   This appears to be a bug in the Blender installer, but the fix is fairly simple. Open the Windows icon in the bottom left corner of your computer display and search for “command prompt”  ## W10 …

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Coping with the heat.

Given the current UK heatwave,  How are you my readers coping with the heat? I am drinking lots more water and avoiding direct sunlight most of the time, not to hard as I work indoors.  Shorts and a cotton shirt stop me getting to hot too,  bit annoying when the dogs lick your legs. I …

More Blender Dalek’s

This image of Daleks is the result of me learning how to import a blend file into a current project. It could be any 3 objects, I happen to like Dalek's. Blog news I imported all my posts from My Dalek images blog recently - some of the categories and posts will need tidying up.  …

From C4d to Blender

exporting some of my Daleks into Blender. Messing about with software is a very good way to get used to it, well thats what I tell myself Its a Start- my long long path to using Blender. The free and legal 3D software

Using my birth name instead of a forum name.

For A long time I have surfed under several user names.  It used to be the norm. But social media and mobile applications have changed that. After A lot of complexities, I have decided to use my birth name.  for simplicity Neil Thompson. Neo Trinarty is an anagram of Terry Nation. A Dalek related user …

900 visits this year – Thank you.

So thus far this Year this blog has now had 900 visits that is  300 more than the the entire of last year. This is all down to one post about a problem on Linux mint, and the solution does not work for me any more. I have rendered a couple more Dalek images  using …

Mach 1 Mustang

I have been meaning to publish some Photos of this Mustang for a few years now.  A neighbour to me owns several mustangs. This one is normally parked here or on the double yellow lines a few feet back. Its there for most of the summer.  The drivers window is rarely ever closed.   I guess …