Charles Petzold

3D Teapot Tragedy

February 22, 2007
New York, N.Y.

So I wrote a little hack to extract triangle meshes and normals for the famous Utah Teapot from the DirectX 9.0 Mesh.Teapot method and convert them to XAML:

And then it was like "OK, smartypants, but what are you going to do with it?"

So I spent way too much time on a heartbreaking 40-second animation I call: