3d printed characters

24 Massive 3D Printed Replicas of Massively Popular Manga Characters

As I’ve mentioned before, 3D printing is a great way to bring part of your favorite fandom to life. There are some people who are fans of the Stars Wars…

Disney Research Uses 3D Printing to Bring Animated Characters to Life

As one would expect, the team at Disney Research is very familiar with 3D printing, and has of course used the technology for countless innovations. They have been behind the…

How Sony & PlayStation are Utilizing 3D Printing to Accurately Portray In-Game Characters

The development of in-game characters and props is significantly more difficult than how it is often perceived. Although virtual models can be created with ideas or concepts sketched on a…

South African Maker’s New Year’s Resolution: Create a New 3D Print Every Day in 2017

Do you ever make New Year’s resolutions? While I love New Year’s Eve, I’ve never been a fan of making a big resolution once midnight has come and gone; I…

Designer’s Private Bar Features 12 Taps with 3D Printed Handles–Stormtrooper, T-Rex, and More Help Pour Beers

If you know any home brewers out there, or just people who are really into their wet bars, then the idea of customizing through extra beer paraphernalia shouldn’t shock you much. For…

From Barbarians to Goatlords: Northumberland’s Formwurx Converts Artists’ Sculptures into 3D Print

An artist can simply never have enough goodies to work with. Whether holding a paint palette or heading to the more industrial workshop, it’s a lucky creator indeed who has the enviable treasure…

3D Printing Brings Comic Character Mono off the Page and into Creator’s Hands

The comic book character Mono, created by Ben Wolstenholme, isn’t going to be winning beauty contests any time soon, but he certainly does turn heads – especially in his 3D…

From the Tracys to The Hood: Thunderbirds Celebrates 50th Anniversary in 3D Print at Launzer

We know 3D printing has a very serious side, allowing for numerous innovative products that are changing lives, making them more convenient–and even saving them. The progressive technology is also…

Storytelling Platform Blokko Unveiled — Celebrates with New 3D Printed Figurines of ‘Victuals’ & ‘Bigfoot’

“Victuals is a cat…with a lizard-man brain…who dons a robotic scuba suit to get back to his lizard-man home…” Welcome to a place called Blokko, where stories, art, and toys…

3D Printed Sexbots & Killbots are Hellbent on Vengeance in New HBO Series ‘Westworld’

Our world is a fluid one, constantly experiencing ebb and flow, change, and with technology like digital design and 3D printing–a stupendous amount of evolution and progress that allows us…

“World of Shadows” Character Comes to Life with Amazing 3D Printed Replica

When it comes to video games, I must admit I’m probably one of the most uncoordinated and least talented players in the world. I feel as though a 2-year-old playing…

Beware of the 3D Printed Gowanus Monster Lurking in Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal

It was just last week that Bold Machines released the design files for the Brooklyn Bridge Robot which was their latest character designed for the “Margo” feature film.  Margo was a…

Rotofugi Gallery, Bold Machines and Ryan McClure Roll Out Nohwitz All Show

The Rotofugi Gallery has worked with Chicago-based artist, Ryan McClure – also known as Rocketboy – on a debut show of his newest 3D printed figure show, entitled “Nohwitz All.”…

Disney Research Lab Creates 3D Printed Robots that Emulate Animated Characters

As annual passholders to Disney, my family and I spend many weekends there getting more than our money’s worth of fun–as well as deep inspiration. While I lumber in the…

Exclusive Interview with 3D Character Artist Ben De Angelis on 3D Printing’s Future & His Designs

One of the great things about 3D printing is that 3D designers don’t really need to learn an entirely new trade in order to get into the swing of things…

Stratasys’ Bold Machines Quietly Working on a 3D Printable Modular Creature Known as Nohwitz

Back in September when Bre Pettis stepped aside at MakerBot in order to take on a new role which saw him head up a brand new initiative at Stratasys called Bold…

Artist Recreates Gabriel from ‘Last Man Standing’ with Full-Size 3D Printed Costume

You may have noticed by now that many gamers and graphic novel enthusiasts, not surprisingly, have taken to the art of 3D design and 3D printing enthusiastically as it allows…

German Maker Shares Interlocking 3D Printed Creature, ‘Spring Things,’ on Thingiverse

A self-professed addict of 3D printing, David Hagemann of Germany certainly has the next season in mind with his play on words, ‘Spring Things.’ It’s obvious he’s kept himself busy over…

Miami Student Writes Award-Winning E-Books with 3D Printable Sunny the Bear & Accessories

Educating today’s younger generation about 3D printing is a great way to incorporate the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) curriculum into learning and cultivate an enthusiastic response as well…

Popular Gaming Characters From ‘Pou’ Now 3D Printable as Company Teams With Toyze

There are so many creative ways in which we are seeing 3D printing merge into various other markets. Take for instance the mobile gaming market. Who would have thought that…

MakerBot Unveils ‘Zee Blank’ Blank Canvas Customizable Character

Many artists seem to be having a field day utilizing the capabilities that 3D printing has to offer them. Artists of today are provided with so many additional tools to…

2K Games Releases 3D Printable Character Files For Their Upcoming Game ‘Evolve’

We have seen several companies leverage 3D printing as a way to expand their brand recognition. In most cases established brands release models of characters or objects related to their…