For a bit I've taken a break from programming to work on some 3d art and start building up that side of my portfolio. It's been quite a blast - here's a video that shows the evolution of a new model: my steampunk flavored shotgun.
The Final result came out something like this:
Im fairly proud of the result. A few more images can be found in the gallery - including a few from a steampunk hat/goggles combo I threw together before I began with the gun. Here's a quick shot of that as well: