3D Printed Art

French Digital Artist Claire Sauvaget 3D Prints Her Own Mental Maps

French digital artist and sculptor Claire Sauvaget takes us along with her on her daily commute. We trail behind her down stairs, around corners, onto crowded train platforms, and through narrow corridors….

Katy Perry’s Mohawk Helmets Light up the Prismatic World Tour

Last Sunday, the domestic audience watching the New England Patriots’ 28-24 tightrope victory over the Seattle Seahawks was estimated at 120 million viewers. Those numbers make Super Bowl XLIX the…

What Things May Come: 3D Printing is the Topic of Southwestern University Symposium/Sculpture Exhibit

As 3D printing’s availability grows it also captures more attention from researchers who weigh the pros and cons of the profound shifts that the technology can have in science, medicine, manufacturing, the arts…

Madelon Powers Gallery Highlights 3D Printing in “5 in 3D” Exhibit — Opens Today

Last April, Pennsylvania-based East Stroudsburg University’s (ESU) Art + Design Department got a big boost from a new G3Design lab housed in the ESU Fine and Performing Arts Center — a fine complement to…

A Poetics of Failure: Sophie Kahn Uses 3D Printing to Challenge the Digital Era

In the mid-’90s I attended Philosophy graduate school when something called “deconstruction” was all the rage. In a nutshell, deconstruction criticizes a Western philosophical assumption that the natural and social worlds are objective…

Abstract Painting Meets 3D Design and Printing To Recreate Kandinsky Masterpiece “Composition VIII”

At the age of 30, Moscow native Wassily Kandinsky had a comfortable career teaching law and economics, and he gave it all up to enroll in art school in Munich….

CGTrader’s Top 3D Printable Models of the Month: Includes Incredible Hand-cranked Power Generator

CGTrader has once again provided us with a list of its top five most viewed models and its top five most downloaded models. We took looks at their top viewed…

“Emerging Venus”: Kim Thoman’s 3D Printed Sculptures Designed to Embody Dualities

As a fellow native Nebraskan, I feel a kindred connection to artist Kim Thoman’s work. As cliché as it sounds, there is something about the expansive skies and roads that go…

Kinetic Artist Benhaz Farahi’s 3D Printed Movable Helmet is Controlled by Wearer’s Brainwaves

It seems likely that 3D printing will be increasingly used in the costume departments of Hollywood film sets because it allows for the kind of unique, futuristic creations that go…

Sioux Falls Maker Accused of Infringing on Copyright Laws with 3D Models of Michelangelo’s Statues

My most memorable art teacher in high school, a lively woman from the UK and a great artist in her own right, used to allow us great latitude in deciding…

MCAD’s “Beyond the Buzz” Digital Fabrication Exhibit Featuring 3D Printed Art Opens Today

While there is much emphasis on the technical side of 3D printing, as we tend to be enamored by all things technological these days, the stunning visual displays facilitated by…

Adriana Restrepo Demonstrates Unique, Articulate Fashion Design with 3Doodler 3D Printing Pen

Over the last year or so, there have been a plethora of fashion designers dabbling with 3D printing technology. While 3D printing provides for unique details and innovative designs which…

Art Professor Uses Ancient Beer Pong and 3D Printing to Teach Greek History

There are some college courses which just make sense to sign up for to fill in the gaps and raise the GPA to an acceptable level. Bowling. A Survey of…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — January 17

2015 is well underway, with the Consumer Electronics Show‘s news so last week, and a stream of new stories that continue to captivate us regarding 3D printing’s evolution as an…

Incredible 3D Printed Blooming Zoetropes Sculptures

Nature is filled with numbers — or possibly numbers are filled with nature. Either way, artists have been exploring the relationships between numerical form and physical form for as long…

3D Printed “Black Chair” Replica Honoring Welsh Poet Hedd Wyn Unveiled Yesterday in Wales

As the eldest of eleven children, Ellis Humphrey Evans was meant for a life as a Welsh sheep farmer, but his days played out in an entirely different manner with…

6 of the Coolest Works of 3D Printed Art We’ve Ever Seen

Mushroom chairs, nuclear cloud lamps, eerie ghost-like trapped creatures, beautiful shell-cone objects, and stag’s and futuristic human heads, are all featured as some of the coolest pieces of 3D printed…

Project Bigbronze Presented at CES: Life-Sized Bust of Fuel3D’s CEO Created Using bronzeFill

Different varieties of filament lead, obviously, to different capabilities for 3D printed creations. While some people still associate 3D printing with choppy, layered looking plastic creations that proclaim “prototype” more…

Cirque du Soleil Uses 3D Printing To Help Them Design 18,000 Costumes Every Year

The Cirque du Soleil creates 18,000 costumes every year in their workshops in Montreal, Canada, and they say that their designers are now using 3D printing technology to test out…

3D Printed Tree Fractals Featured in Microscape Project

If you are going for a walk in the woods, you may be mesmerized by the variety of sensory experiences available to you. The natural diversity represented on that walk…

3D Printing a ‘Piece of Ocean’ — Art Demonstrates Strength of Stratasys’ Objet1000 3D Printer

Art featuring the waves and the ocean has been popular since the crafts of drawing and painting came to inception, far before we can even imagine. Our will to conquer…

Jonathan Brand 3D Printed A Ghostly, Translucent, Full-sized Motorcycle – And It’s Amazing

Jonathan Brand is a designer and artist and he’s done something gearheads, motorcycle freaks and 3D printing mavens will love. Working from his studio on Orange Street in New Haven,…

3D Printed Lock-Nesters Bring Puzzles Into Three Dimensions

Brooklyn designer Fleet Hower has combined a longtime fascination with puzzles with his professional interest in bringing together digital design, physical production, and the latest in technology. The natural brainchild of this…