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Turkish Artist Melds Historic Figures with 3D Printed Sculpture

Since the Hellenistic period in ancient Greece, sculptors have been making busts of some of the most influential figures in history, often carved out of stone and bronze. Sculpture is…

Detailed 3D Printed Sculptures Depict Common Scenes and the Light That Illuminates Them

Have you ever stopped to think about your relationship with light? I’m not talking philosophically in terms of Star Wars and the light side versus the dark side, but actual…

Three Suits of Armor 3D Scanned by Metropolitan Museum of Art for Artist’s Public Installation

Normally, the first thing that pops into my head when someone mentions 3D printed suits of armor is the beautiful work by Melissa Ng…unless, of course, we’re talking about armor…

YouTuber James Bruton Makes Record Books with World’s Tallest 3D Printed Sculpture

James Bruton began his YouTube channel in 2006 to share videos he made regarding robotics and other hands-on projects. After making a commitment to himself to upload a new video…

Venus with Arms: Outfitting Statues with 3D Printed Prosthetics to Raise Awareness

Aphrodite of Milos, better known as the Venus de Milo, is one of the most well-known sculptures in the world. Depicting a woman, thought to be the goddess Aphrodite or…

Wang & Söderström Release 3D Printed Vase Collection

Swedish born and Copenhagen based design and architecture duo Wang & Söderström have released a series of vases as part of their collection called Excavation. Originally conceived of as simply objects of…

3D Printing News Briefs: January 12, 2018

We’ve got some 3D printing business and medical news to start things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting projects featuring 3D printing. Additive Industries has…

3D Printing and Casting Preserve the Memory of a Tree in Bronze

In Oslo, Norway, people with dementia live and seek treatment at Ullertunet, a nursing home that specializes in dementia care. The recently renovated facility is now the most energy efficient…

Divide By Zero’s Accucraft i250D 3D Printer Successfully Used in Investment Casting and Art Projects

Mumbai startup Divide By Zero, one of the top industrial-grade 3D printer manufacturers in India, is known for its AFPM process, which is the first patented 3D printing technology to come…

Recreating The Last Great Irish Elk Through 3D Printing

The Great Irish Elk was a majestic creature of heroic proportions that became extinct some 11,000 years ago. In a short movie by Brown Bag Films, created in 1998 and…

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…

Famous Portraits Reimagined in 3D Print: Daniel Warnecke Updates the Classics

Photographer Daniel Warnecke‘s work explores portraiture’s essence, moving beyond the realistic conveyance of an exterior topography to questions of how a captured likeness continues to evolve despite traditional conceptualizations of it…

‘Spherical Creations’: Artist Dario Santacroce Creates Amazing 3D Printed Sandstone Sculptures

Traditional artists are turning to using 3D printing in their work, and making some very interesting hybrid art — that is, art made using both 3D modeling and traditional hand…

3Dealise Brings to Life Rinus Roelofs’ Giant Cylindrical Knot Sculpture

There is an increasing realization that the divide between art and mathematics is an artificial one. One person who has known this all along is digital sculptor and mathematician Rinus…

Adam Beane Industries Teases a New 3D Printer Filament You Can Sculpt

I took several ceramics classes in high school and college, and I loved working with clay. It’s such a forgiving medium; mistakes can be easily smoothed over, reformed, and made…

Beautiful 3D Printed Sculpture Appears to Move, Thanks to Lighting and Mathematics

You may, at first glance, mistake it for some strange, exotic sea creature – a newly discovered species of jellyfish, perhaps, or sea urchin. Whatever it is, it’s beautiful. Luminous,…

Artist Barbara Taylor-Harris Works Where 3D Pen Meets Paint

Artists are known for their willingness to experiment and so it should come as no surprise that in the art world, the introduction of a new technology such as a…

For the Plight of the Elephant: Artist Jonty Hurwitz Takes to the 3D Printed NanoScale Again with ‘The Fragile Giant’

Artist Jonty Hurwitz has created a 3D printed elephant. And while that alone may be enough to gain your attention, the one he’s created will have you squinting–in amazement. Fabricated…

3D Technology Enables Cleveland Museum of Art to Identify Centuries-Old Sculptural Fragment

Hindu legend says that the deity Krishna, when a storm threatened his people, lifted India’s Mount Govardhana to shield the villagers from the rain, which lasted for seven days and…

Larger than Life: Leonel Moura Creates Towering 3D Printed Public Sculpture

Lisbon is a wonderful city, with a combination of old-world charm and the unique circumstances of Portugal’s history. There, you can visit tiny shops selling only custom-made hats, spend your time…

Artist Marcy Milks 3D Prints 20,000 Figures to Populate an Art Installation

At first sight, the teeming white figures seem to represent the active citizenry of a metropolis, all out and on their way about their daily lives. However, get closer and…

Glance of Death: A Collection of Unique 3D Printed Sculptures

Given the proliferation of zombie movies that flood the cinema and late night television every year, you shouldn’t be surprised that there is interest in the workings of the human…

Digital Synesthesia: REIFY Turns Your Favorite Song into a 3D Printed Sculpture

Think about how many times you’ve heard a tune on the radio and said, “That’s my song.” What would it look like if you could take it to the next dimension, and…

The Intimacy Installation: 3D Printing and Projection Mapping Project

Artists Jenil Buria, Ana Mickovic, and Mike Alger were interested in exploring ideas of intimacy. As with any group project, this involved hours of planning and brainstorming, itself a somewhat…