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Making 3D models of celebrities is easier than you think! All you need is a digital camera (preferably with a flash), 123D Catch, and a local wax museum. With little money and effort, you can get dozens of license free 3D celebrity models in a matter of hours. The best part about this modeling method is that you also get to visit a wax museum, which I found to be an enjoyable, if not slightly surreal experience. 

I have attached a few models for your viewing enjoyment. Stay tuned for more.
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Step 1: Go the wax museum

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Grab the fanciest digital camera you have. A DSLR with a 35mm lens and a flash is preferable.

Make sure the battery is charged and the memory card is clear. Bring extras of both if possible.

Put on your shoes and coat (if necessary) and go to the nearest wax museum.

We are going to the wax museum because unlike real celebrities, wax celebrities never move, twitch or sneeze. Wax celebrities can easily by captured using the photogrammetry method employed by 123D Catch. With some patience and a few dozen pictures, you can get a 3D model of anyone they have on display.

Step 2: Enter

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Wax Museums tend not to be non-profit businesses, so you will have to pay to get in. Even if they were, you would probably still have to pay to get in. This is just the nature of things. However, when all is said and done, it shouldn't break the bank. They tend to be pretty affordable.

Once you have your ticket, go inside. This will grant you a license to take just about as many photographs as you want.

As wax museums tend to be tourist destinations in larger cities, they almost always allow photography so that tourists can snap a carefully framed picture or two of their favorite celebrity. This is great, because we are about to take a lot of pictures.

is this anything like dolls that you ca make from taking pictures

theere no 3d models here

EthanJP1 year ago

how much for a custom one?

mrmerino3 years ago
Mother of God... do you realize what you've done?
mikeasaurus3 years ago
...and your subjects will always remain motionless during the shoot!