Blender: 3D Creation Suite

We enthusiastically use Blender an amazingly sophisticated and powerful 3D Creation Suite. Most of our videos are done with Blender and we utilize shareable components on the sharing site: BlenderSwap. We don’t do much there, but check us out: Jjoplin on Blendswap.

Scene for Psychedelia Album
Blender 1
The Earth and the Moon
Blender 2
Render the Blend
Blender 3
Scene Camera Viewing the Earth
Blender 4
Earth and Moon Animations

Please check out our Credits and Attributions page that lists all of the shareable Blends we’ve utilized, but we would especially like to give special thanks to Earth In Cycles by Adriano Oliveira under CC-By. Earth in Cycles has been used in many of our videos and our album cover for Psychedelia, our 4th album.

Earth In Cycles
Surreal Earth and Moon

Legacy Blog Posts

Looking for our legacy blog posts? Please find them here.


Wine lovers have known for centuries that decanting wine before serving it often improves its flavor. Whatever the dominant process, the traditional decanter is a rather pathetic tool to accomplish it. A few years ago, I found I could get much better results by using an ordinary kitchen blender.

Suppose that every prospective parent in the world stopped having children naturally, and instead produced clones of themselves. What would the world be like in another 20 or 30 years? The answer is: much like today. Cloning would only copy the genetic aspects of people who are already here.

The simplest fix for better grilling is to line the inside of your barbecue with tin foil. It dramatically affects how evenly the heat is distributed. That crusty black hibachi or Weber grill is doing your food no favors.

Nathan Myhrvold