All of us have probably had the experience of being able to form a lump of clay or mud or maybe some wet sand into some kind of animal, vehicle, or object. The feel of the substance as we squeezed it through our fingers and molded it into our sculpture was sometimes even more fun than having the finished project.

Creating 3D graphics can be much the same. Now it will not be your hands, but your brain doing the molding. Your medium is lines and shapes and angles, color, and light. You are no longer bound by the laws of gravity or physics. Any form you can imagine, you can create.

You do have to gain some technical skills for it. But you’ve done that before, when you learned how to read and use your hands, ...

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