Milestone achieved. Have successfully been go-to person in class for 3d modeling questions. I know more than the instructor about lofting splines. (That shouldn't be confused with my knowing more about modeling than the instructor, but I'll take what I can and boast about it on the internet.) In honor of this achievement, I present you with the potted plant I made tonight:
I should be figuring out how to animate the subway cars. Because it's hard and way more important. Oh well.
(Also, the photo instructor in me says I totally need to burn down that corner. Sorry.)