3d printed art

Check Out the Talented Winners of the 2016 3Doodler Awards!

Check Out the Talented Winners of the 2016 3Doodler Awards!

2015’s first ever 3Doodler Awards were born from the bi-weekly “Doodle Offs” that the creators of “the world’s first 3D printing pen” used to hold. The popular 3Doodler contest returned in 2016, and the winners of the 2016 3Doodler Awards have just been announced! All eight of the contest categories were highly competitive, but somehow the judges […]

2015’s first ever 3Doodler Awards were born from the bi-weekly “Doodle Offs” that the creators of “the world’s first 3D printing pen” used to hold. The popular 3Doodler contest returned in 2016, and the winners of the 2016 3Doodler...
The Spirit of a Dreamer Spurs 3D Design & 3D Printing Innovation — A Few Questions For: Melissa Ng

The Spirit of a Dreamer Spurs 3D Design & 3D Printing Innovation — A Few Questions For: Melissa Ng

 With great technology comes great innovation. Designers, makers, builders, modelers – the 3D printing community is full of astonishing talent, and the pool is deep. We often speak with participants in the field who deserve to have the spotlight shone on them, and 3DPrint.com will continue to highlight the best and brightest across the board. In […]

 With great technology comes great innovation. Designers, makers, builders, modelers – the 3D printing community is full of astonishing talent, and the pool is deep. We often speak with participants in the field who deserve to have the spotlight shone on them, and...
Ioan Florea’s 3D Printed Liquid Metal Gran Torino to be Auctioned Off at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

Ioan Florea’s 3D Printed Liquid Metal Gran Torino to be Auctioned Off at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction

You remember ultra-creative 3D printing artist Ioan Florea, right? The Romanian-born artist first made other 3D art enthusiasts sit up and take notice when he designed a fascinating 3D printed liquid metal Ford Gran Torino in 2013. He later worked on an elaborate 3D printed liquid metal house in 2014, and unveiled a wildly colorful 3D printed art-covered […]

You remember ultra-creative 3D printing artist Ioan Florea, right? The Romanian-born artist first made other 3D art enthusiasts sit up and take notice when he designed a fascinating 3D printed liquid metal Ford Gran Torino in 2013. He later worked on an elaborate 3D...
Dutch Designer Uses 3D Printing to Create Large-Scale Deer Artwork

Dutch Designer Uses 3D Printing to Create Large-Scale Deer Artwork

The art of sculpture requires complexity and sophistication to supplement the smallest details of every aspect of the figure. Particularly, 3D sculptures of animals such as deer demand an experienced sense of visualization and particularization to ensure the expression of the animal is conveyed to the audience. Paco Raphael, a graphic designer, pop artist and […]

The art of sculpture requires complexity and sophistication to supplement the smallest details of every aspect of the figure. Particularly, 3D sculptures of animals such as deer demand an experienced sense of visualization and particularization to ensure the...
Ukrainian Artist Unveils 3-Meter-Tall 3D Printed “Walking Flower” Sculpture

Ukrainian Artist Unveils 3-Meter-Tall 3D Printed “Walking Flower” Sculpture

From the earliest cave drawings to the “Mona Lisa” portrait that hangs in the Louvre, art is an interesting, fluid concept. A piece of artwork that moves you to tears could have virtually no effect on someone standing right next to you and looking at the same piece of art. Art comes in all forms and […]

From the earliest cave drawings to the “Mona Lisa” portrait that hangs in the Louvre, art is an interesting, fluid concept. A piece of artwork that moves you to tears could have virtually no effect on someone standing right next to you and looking at the...
Materialise Prototypes, 3D Prints Beautiful High-End Wine Cases for ARTdiVIN Design Company

Materialise Prototypes, 3D Prints Beautiful High-End Wine Cases for ARTdiVIN Design Company

Whenever I go to a party and need a gift to bring, a nice bottle of wine is usually my go-to option. It’s a classic choice – most people drink wine, and it’s way better than saying, “Oh, here’s some fancy soap that you’ll probably never use because you already buy your soap from Target […]

Whenever I go to a party and need a gift to bring, a nice bottle of wine is usually my go-to option. It’s a classic choice – most people drink wine, and it’s way better than saying, “Oh, here’s some fancy soap that you’ll probably...
Shapeways Sponsors Hacking Arts Conference 2016 with MIT

Shapeways Sponsors Hacking Arts Conference 2016 with MIT

When it comes to 3D printing services, Shapeways is a favorite for all. Multi-faceted, and offering a thriving online community atmosphere and marketplace too, this global leader in many 3D printing solutions and activities is headquartered in the US with offices also the Netherlands. They state that their mission since creating the innovative company has […]

When it comes to 3D printing services, Shapeways is a favorite for all. Multi-faceted, and offering a thriving online community atmosphere and marketplace too, this global leader in many 3D printing solutions and activities is headquartered in the US with offices also...
Miller 3D & Alfred University Collaborate to 3D Print Chinamania Exhibit for Smithsonian Installation

Miller 3D & Alfred University Collaborate to 3D Print Chinamania Exhibit for Smithsonian Installation

By now, most of us are aware of the place 3D printing has established in the world of manufacturing. From the home business to the massive industrial operation, this technology has sprung into the mainstream offering a host of benefits that are indeed changing everything from jewelry making to the creation of automotive parts and […]

By now, most of us are aware of the place 3D printing has established in the world of manufacturing. From the home business to the massive industrial operation, this technology has sprung into the mainstream offering a host of benefits that are indeed changing...
The Belvedere Museum Presents ‘The Kiss’ in 3D Print

The Belvedere Museum Presents ‘The Kiss’ in 3D Print

Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss is one of the most popular works of art in the Western world. The original painting, created at the beginning of the 20th century, was executed as part of the Viennese Art Nouveau movement and has been well received from the moment of its creation. It takes as its subject an intimate […]

Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss is one of the most popular works of art in the Western world. The original painting, created at the beginning of the 20th century, was executed as part of the Viennese Art Nouveau movement and has been well received from the moment of its...
WASP to Attend Argillà 2016 with Demos of DeltaWASP 3MT & 4070 3D Printers

WASP to Attend Argillà 2016 with Demos of DeltaWASP 3MT & 4070 3D Printers

Here at 3DPrint.com, I think I speak for all of us when I say we perk up when WASP is making news. Part of it is probably due to the sheer size of their printing ambitions, but also due to the range of innovation in what are almost always very unique projects. As you have […]

Here at 3DPrint.com, I think I speak for all of us when I say we perk up when WASP is making news. Part of it is probably due to the sheer size of their printing ambitions, but also due to the range of innovation in what are almost always very unique projects. As you...
3D Printed Sculpture Showcases the Detrimental Nature of San Francisco’s Rising Housing Prices

3D Printed Sculpture Showcases the Detrimental Nature of San Francisco’s Rising Housing Prices

While the Bay Area’s continuously growing tech bubble has led to a plethora of innovations for both San Francisco and the rest of the world, this boom has also caused a major upswing in the price of surrounding real estate, which has attributed to longtime local residents being driven out of their neighborhoods. In order […]

While the Bay Area’s continuously growing tech bubble has led to a plethora of innovations for both San Francisco and the rest of the world, this boom has also caused a major upswing in the price of surrounding real estate, which has attributed to longtime local...
Hans Fouche & South Africa’s I Makers Lab Collaborate, Put Cheetah 3D Printer to the Test for Industrial Designs

Hans Fouche & South Africa’s I Makers Lab Collaborate, Put Cheetah 3D Printer to the Test for Industrial Designs

There are numerous large-scale 3D printers within the industry currently gaining traction, but I dare you to find one that’s offered up a more interesting resume already than that of the Cheetah 3D printer by Hans Fouche. While his passion today is obviously 3D printing and the construction of the hardware on a massive scale, […]

There are numerous large-scale 3D printers within the industry currently gaining traction, but I dare you to find one that’s offered up a more interesting resume already than that of the Cheetah 3D printer by Hans Fouche. While his passion today is obviously 3D...
Replicating Artwork in 3D: Is it Ethical to Reproduce Valuable Artwork Destroyed by Terrorists?

Replicating Artwork in 3D: Is it Ethical to Reproduce Valuable Artwork Destroyed by Terrorists?

I attended a wonderful high school up on the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee. The mountain landscape and fresh air were inspiration in themselves, the backdrop for a small campus where teachers were fond of teaching class outside whenever possible. We were deeply encouraged to follow our creative spirits, and it was there that I met […]

I attended a wonderful high school up on the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee. The mountain landscape and fresh air were inspiration in themselves, the backdrop for a small campus where teachers were fond of teaching class outside whenever possible. We were deeply...
Photographer Henry Reichhold Uses 3D Photogrammetry and 3D Printing to Capture London in Bronze

Photographer Henry Reichhold Uses 3D Photogrammetry and 3D Printing to Capture London in Bronze

As with most advanced technology, photography used to be something that only the wealthy could afford; however the 20th century is when that would change. Eventually the prices of cameras dropped and more of us were able to photograph our lives and keep physical reminders of our memories. By the time the 21st century was […]

As with most advanced technology, photography used to be something that only the wealthy could afford; however the 20th century is when that would change. Eventually the prices of cameras dropped and more of us were able to photograph our lives and keep physical...
Akinori Goto Creates the Illusion of Dance with 3D Printed Zoetrope

Akinori Goto Creates the Illusion of Dance with 3D Printed Zoetrope

Way back before production companies like Pixar flashed heart-warming animated movies before our eyes, and Saturday mornings became synonymous for cartoons, was a bedazzling pre-film animation device called the zoetrope. Popularized in the 19th century, a zoetrope produces the illusion of motion through a sequence of drawings or photographs, utilizing a spinning cylinder to carry […]

Way back before production companies like Pixar flashed heart-warming animated movies before our eyes, and Saturday mornings became synonymous for cartoons, was a bedazzling pre-film animation device called the zoetrope. Popularized in the 19th century, a zoetrope...
3D Printed Super Mario Bros. Artwork to be Awarded to a Lucky Winner at Summer Games Done Quick 2016

3D Printed Super Mario Bros. Artwork to be Awarded to a Lucky Winner at Summer Games Done Quick 2016

Twice a year in Minneapolis, Minnesota the Games Done Quick gaming marathon brings together gamers of all kinds to play through their favorite video games at incredible speeds. All of the events are streamed live online continuously, and the event collects funds for charity. People often donate artwork, prizes and other goods, and donors can […]

Twice a year in Minneapolis, Minnesota the Games Done Quick gaming marathon brings together gamers of all kinds to play through their favorite video games at incredible speeds. All of the events are streamed live online continuously, and the event collects funds for...
University at Buffalo Students Promote World Peace with 3D Printed Shoes

University at Buffalo Students Promote World Peace with 3D Printed Shoes

If you’ve let your mind take a brief stroll around the latest innovations involving both fashion and 3D printing technology, you’d probably notice some exciting things that have been happening right beneath your feet. 3D printed shoes have become a reputable commodity for a number of reasons, whether it relates to orthopedics, fashion, art, or a combination […]

If you’ve let your mind take a brief stroll around the latest innovations involving both fashion and 3D printing technology, you’d probably notice some exciting things that have been happening right beneath your feet. 3D printed shoes have become a reputable...
3D Systems Provides the Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry with an End-to-End Solution for Clients

3D Systems Provides the Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry with an End-to-End Solution for Clients

Much like the world of art that is constantly prone to change, 3D Systems’ last year has consisted of a lot of sudden twists and turns too, which has made the company’s future a tough picture to paint. Amidst financial struggles and high operating costs throughout the bulk of 2015, 3D Systems brought on a […]

Much like the world of art that is constantly prone to change, 3D Systems’ last year has consisted of a lot of sudden twists and turns too, which has made the company’s future a tough picture to paint. Amidst financial struggles and high operating costs throughout the...
Kickstarter: Let the Hot Rod Henry 3D Printer SuperCharge Your Artistic Spirit

Kickstarter: Let the Hot Rod Henry 3D Printer SuperCharge Your Artistic Spirit

Aye Aye Labs is big on one word, and we like it: every. This is how they want their users to think in terms of the big creative picture, exploring every artistic realm, outlet, interest—and then allowing their concepts to come to life from the Hot Rod Henry Supercharged 3D printer, again embodying every in […]

Aye Aye Labs is big on one word, and we like it: every. This is how they want their users to think in terms of the big creative picture, exploring every artistic realm, outlet, interest—and then allowing their concepts to come to life from the Hot Rod Henry...
Artist Leon Reid IV Unveils New 3D Printed Portraits in TECH-ART Exhibit

Artist Leon Reid IV Unveils New 3D Printed Portraits in TECH-ART Exhibit

While history is full of people trying to narrowly define what art is, people always seem to come along to gleefully create artwork that fits well outside of those boundaries. While everyone may have an opinion on what good art is, there is probably never going to be a consensus, and there probably never should […]

While history is full of people trying to narrowly define what art is, people always seem to come along to gleefully create artwork that fits well outside of those boundaries. While everyone may have an opinion on what good art is, there is probably never going to be...
xPrint System to Offer 3D Printing ToolKit of the Future for Computer Human Interaction Researchers

xPrint System to Offer 3D Printing ToolKit of the Future for Computer Human Interaction Researchers

The brilliant minds have been working overtime at MIT again, much to our benefit. Coming from Tangible Media Group of the MIT Media Lab, which we just reported on recently regarding their ‘Materiable’ concept and study about shape changing interfaces, we’re taking a look now at a new project where these creative scientists will allow others involved in human […]

The brilliant minds have been working overtime at MIT again, much to our benefit. Coming from Tangible Media Group of the MIT Media Lab, which we just reported on recently regarding their ‘Materiable’ concept and study about shape changing interfaces, we’re taking a...
Two Canadian Artists Receive the First Think2Thing Be3Dimensional 3D Printing Innovation Grants in the Arts

Two Canadian Artists Receive the First Think2Thing Be3Dimensional 3D Printing Innovation Grants in the Arts

Artists have been flocking to 3D printing as a medium since 3D printing was first introduced to the general public, and it is pretty easy to see why. 3D printing offers artists a way to make the impossible real in ways that many traditional mediums are simply incapable of achieving. There are those who claim […]

Artists have been flocking to 3D printing as a medium since 3D printing was first introduced to the general public, and it is pretty easy to see why. 3D printing offers artists a way to make the impossible real in ways that many traditional mediums are simply...
3D Printed Art: Is it Really Art at All? If Not, What is It?

3D Printed Art: Is it Really Art at All? If Not, What is It?

One of my favorite things to read and write about is 3D printed art. I’m continually amazed at what people are able to create with a printer and a roll or two of PLA, or a CAD program and some metal powder, or a 3Doodler. The medium is gaining popularity in the art world, but […]

One of my favorite things to read and write about is 3D printed art. I’m continually amazed at what people are able to create with a printer and a roll or two of PLA, or a CAD program and some metal powder, or a 3Doodler. The medium is gaining popularity in the...
The Turbulence & Technique of Starry Night Translates to 3D Print & Wins First Place at AMUG

The Turbulence & Technique of Starry Night Translates to 3D Print & Wins First Place at AMUG

If we played a word association game regarding Vincent van Gogh, it would be fairly predictable. Van Gogh? Ear. Gone by razor. Best artwork? Starry Night. Turbulence accompanied by nightmarish light, yielding splendid—yet scary—dramatic color. Obviously, from the hand of such an incredibly prolific painter, the world remembers Starry Night in particular with good reason, […]

If we played a word association game regarding Vincent van Gogh, it would be fairly predictable. Van Gogh? Ear. Gone by razor. Best artwork? Starry Night. Turbulence accompanied by nightmarish light, yielding splendid—yet scary—dramatic color. Obviously, from the hand...
Rachel Goldsmith Makes Fine Art by “Painting in Plastic” Using Her 3Doodler

Rachel Goldsmith Makes Fine Art by “Painting in Plastic” Using Her 3Doodler

The world of 3Doodling evolves more and more as we see artists take up the challenge of this new technology, developing techniques and tricks that maximize the benefits of this 3D printing pen while also creating innovative art that can be squarely placed alongside other contemporary fine art pieces. The artwork of Rachel Goldsmith, who […]

The world of 3Doodling evolves more and more as we see artists take up the challenge of this new technology, developing techniques and tricks that maximize the benefits of this 3D printing pen while also creating innovative art that can be squarely placed alongside...
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