After reviewing the building basic videos and understanding how prims (primitive objects) work together I constructed a simple lamp. I pulled in a texture I had used in a previous course of a Tetris image to create a Tetris lamp. Then placed it on a display block that I customized by pulling in an image created in Fireworks.
For simple objects, the process is relatively simple. My particular item was comprised of two prims I linked together. The tricky part was aligning them on the axis so they create a cohesive object from all angles. Honestly, I’m not sure that I have this just right at this point, however, with practice I should be able to create more complex objects.
I then tried to create a couch out of four prims. This was a much bigger challenge to construct and get to a place where I felt like it was a decent virtual object. I can’t imagine the time it takes to construct an entire structure. I found a Minecraft texture image online that I used to create my video game themed couch. This just might turn into a complete line of products with a video game theme to them.