Instructables: exploring - technology - 3D-Printing - sculpture - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:12:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make a LANscape http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LANscape/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:25:06 PDT
Shadow Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Sculpture/
Shadow Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/Y39C/HY7T3JN2/FC6Y39CHY7T3JN2.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales This is the first one of a short series that I am making. Often I believe we constantly go around our lives looking at the world with the wrong light, maybe just the wrong perspective. I don't mean that we see thing negatively, I just think we often miss the beauty around us. Modeling The first ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:16:53 PDT
Satellites: Algorithmic Light Sculptures http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellites-Algorithmic-Light-Sculptures/
Satellites: Algorithmic Light Sculptures - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/88EI/HXHRI5DB/FWI88EIHXHRI5DB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/88EI/HXHRI5DB/FWI88EIHXHRI5DB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/88EI/HXHRI5DB/FWI88EIHXHRI5DB.SMALL.jpg gimmieyamane Intro:Satellites was designed as physically executable procedure for making light sculptures that manifests differently every time it is made. The final result is system for making intended to empower the end user as an active and necessary participant in the design process rather than a passive c...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:50:38 PDT
Data Crystals: 3D Data Visualizations from Open Data http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-Crystals-3D-Data-Visualizations-from-Open-Dat/
Data Crystals: 3D Data Visualizations from Open Data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/ONSR/HTPUP3BW/F1GONSRHTPUP3BW.SMALL.jpg scottkildall One of my projects while a resident artist at Autodesk has been to create "Data Crystals" —  3D prints that I algorithmically generate using data as input. I design these 3D data visualizations for aesthetics over legibility and they show off what can be done with code and 3D printing. I've finishe...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 08:18:05 PDT
Tiny Planet: A 3D Printed Mechanical Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Planet-A-3D-Printed-Mechanical-Sculpture/
Tiny Planet: A 3D Printed Mechanical Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/H2OY/HS18ELV4/FRPH2OYHS18ELV4.SMALL.jpg tinkertinker I created this small mechanical sculpture using almost entirely 3D printed parts. The axles are steel, and there is some metal hardware as well: shaft collars to hold the axles/gears in place, a couple bronze flanged bearings and some ball bearings to make the central axle and planetary gear parts m...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:22:42 PST
Building A Kinetic Wind Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Kinetic-Wind-Sculpture/
Building A Kinetic Wind Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/JJ9A/H82U106K/FTQJJ9AH82U106K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/JJ9A/H82U106K/FTQJJ9AH82U106K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/JJ9A/H82U106K/FTQJJ9AH82U106K.SMALL.jpg DDMcF Inspired by large 20 plus foot rhythmic metal wind sculptures, I've been trying to design and build a small, somewhat similar kind of kinetic wind sculpture using traditional construction methods such as metal and polymer clay. The designs have failed because it is difficult to visualize the kind of...
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Fri, 12 Oct 2012 15:40:51 PDT
Mini Face Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Face-Sculpture/
Mini Face Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/R8Y8/H27LSJHY/FOER8Y8H27LSJHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/R8Y8/H27LSJHY/FOER8Y8H27LSJHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/R8Y8/H27LSJHY/FOER8Y8H27LSJHY.SMALL.jpg randofo Inspired by the Foil Bust of designer Dominic Wilcox, I set out to create an aluminum replica of my face. To change things up a little, I decided to do it at 1/4 and 1/8 scale. This required use of all kinds of state of the art technology... and aluminum foil. Don't be daunted by the seeming complex...
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Wed, 23 May 2012 11:25:58 PDT
Programmatic Creation of a 3D Model for 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmatic-Creation-of-a-3D-Model-for-3D-Printin/
Programmatic Creation of a 3D Model for 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XQPY/H1ZG7FO6/F9EXQPYH1ZG7FO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XQPY/H1ZG7FO6/F9EXQPYH1ZG7FO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XQPY/H1ZG7FO6/F9EXQPYH1ZG7FO6.SMALL.jpg swirlingbrain   One of my favorite hobbies is making rolling ball sculptures.  I usually make RBSs out of copper but being a geek I thought it would be cool to make a virtual sculpture and 3D print it on Shapeways.  I started first by trying to model an RBS with Blender.  I quickly realized that doing anything...
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Thu, 17 May 2012 18:38:39 PDT
Create a 3D printed 3D fractal http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-3D-printed-3D-fractal/
Create a 3D printed 3D fractal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/XQ26/H1JUH4KT/F4SXQ26H1JUH4KT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/XQ26/H1JUH4KT/F4SXQ26H1JUH4KT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/XQ26/H1JUH4KT/F4SXQ26H1JUH4KT.SMALL.jpg Don Whitaker Who doesn't love a good fractal image? Beautiful, ornate shapes expressed though a series of simple formulas. Recent advances in the Fractal Arts have surfaced a whole new breed of 3D fractal shapes - and they are fantastic! Check out this channel on Vimeo to see some of the possibilities: Mandelnau...
By: Don Whitaker

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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:34:51 PDT
3D Perspective Signature Model. I will design a custom model for the first three people who comment!! (include your email address) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Perspective-Signature-Model-I-will-design-a-cu/
3D Perspective Signature Model. I will design a custom model for the first three people who comment!! (include your email address) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GHXJ/GYVDJWCL/FKMGHXJGYVDJWCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GHXJ/GYVDJWCL/FKMGHXJGYVDJWCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/GHXJ/GYVDJWCL/FKMGHXJGYVDJWCL.SMALL.jpg ziggalo I remember seeing a sculpture in an album that I was browsing through, and it was a man playing a piano from one view and a man playing the violin from another view. I was fascinated by the concept and decided to create one of my own. I played around in Solidworks, a CAD package, and created my own...
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Thu, 1 Mar 2012 04:14:22 PST
Digital Sculpting, 3D Printing and Animatronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Sculpting-3D-Printing-and-Animatronics/
Digital Sculpting, 3D Printing and Animatronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/YNVX/FS8O1LXH/F60YNVXFS8O1LXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/YNVX/FS8O1LXH/F60YNVXFS8O1LXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/YNVX/FS8O1LXH/F60YNVXFS8O1LXH.SMALL.jpg doktorvortexx This Instructable is going to show how to use digital sculpting software and a 3D printer to create a skin for an animatronic puppet. I am currently an art student studying entertainment/industrial design and have access quite a bit of high tech equipment, such as digital sculpting software, laser e...
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Sun, 22 Mar 2009 16:58:31 PDT
3D Motion Capture http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Motion-Capture/
3D Motion Capture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/RV6Y/FKD1LWDL/FEGRV6YFKD1LWDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/RV6Y/FKD1LWDL/FEGRV6YFKD1LWDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/RV6Y/FKD1LWDL/FEGRV6YFKD1LWDL.SMALL.jpg jftesser Ever wanted to sketch something in 3D? Well, now you can break free of the confines of 2D paper for the price of two webcams.I made this project as a present for some former professors of mine. The original intention was to track a dancer's movements. Since I'm not so great at dancing, I used it ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2008 12:27:26 PDT