Reid's For Fun


My personal blog for what interests this computer guy. Web development, LEGO ray tracing, ZX81 retro computing, writing and photography.

The World Was Doomed And This Is The Result

ďReality,The eighties were a turbulent time. Political turmoil grew out of the Cold War, which wasnít loss on this teenage programmer. The vocal leaders of the US and the USSR bubbled up often in the pop culture of the era and the esclation of war. It shouldn't be surprising that Iíd create an animation depicting that escalation.


Have a Super Happy Blocky Easter!

Easter 2019 by Steven Reid

With the arrival of Spring and warmer weather, I found myself inspired by the cheerful colors. Looking through my pins for ideas, a rainbow sparked my creativity. Thoughts of an Easter hunt with eggs and grass completed the theme. The blocky nature of the LEGO bricks invoke adolescence and whimsy.





My Blog Image For 2019 Is A Playful Sea Turtle

Sea Turtle, Steven Reid, 2019

Although I enjoyed that moon picture on my blog, itís been there far too long. In looking for something new in 2019, I decided to use a picture of a playful sea turtle. The photo, taken while I was in Mexico in January, shows the backend of the turtle as it swims away. I thought that fitting for my blog where I hope you take a bit of each article with you when you leave.


February Fun with a Sleeping Lego Caterpillar and More

40322 Caterpillar by Steven Reid

As February closes, I thought it fitting to recap my renders this month. Four in total, although not quite one a week. Added to last monthís render, Iíve almost shared as many as last year. Hopefully this means a lot more LEGO fun is in store for the rest of year. Letís walk back through them and see what Iíve been up to.