3D Modeling Homer’s Head For The Sake of Science – And Mythbuster’s

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All Simpsons’ fans will remember the scene in ‘The Simpsons Movie’ where Homer Simpson swings through the air on a wrecking ball and absorbs the shock with his potbelly. That’s impossible, isn’t it? Can Homer really stop a 5,000-pound wrecking ball from destroying a house? Mythbusters saw it as their mission to find out!
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How to Get Your Perfect Gold 3D Print

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3D printing is changing the way goldsmiths work and design. More and more people are asking us how 3D printed items in gold look and feel. In this article, we explain how gold items are created, the difference between 14k and 18k, its various colors, and how to model your 3D design to get the best gold print!

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Magical 3D Printed Shadow Art from Drzach & Suchy: 3D Printing From a Different Angle

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Drzach & Suchy are a designer duo like no other: Drzach is an architect who combines art and design, while Suchy is a cryptographer and a software engineer who experiments with holograms and various techniques and materials. Both designers live and work in Zurich, Switzerland, and are always on the lookout for new approaches to visual expression.

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Meet Us at the 3D Printshow in London on May 21-23

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From May 21st to 23rd we’ll be attending the 3D Printshow in London. We welcome all people interested in 3D printing to come visit us at our booth and learn more about the possibilities of this great technology. We will present our 3D printing materials and services and will be available to discuss your 3D printing projects and business ideas.

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How to Get Your Perfect Multicolor 3D Print

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Being able to get a print from a multicolor 3D printer is one of the coolest things. However, we get quite a few questions about the look & feel of this material. In this article, we want to explain to you what our multicolor material actually is, what color you will need to expect, and how you need to model your 3D design to get a great multicolor print!

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Shaped by Ancient Memories and Distant Cultures: Francesca Paolin’s 3D Printed Jewelry Collection

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Asian cultures, African tribes, long-forgotten memories and adventurous dreams: Italian fashion and jewelry designer Francesca Paolin creates one-of-a-kind 3D printed jewelry collections. Instead of choosing conventional materials like precious metals for her designs, Francesca surprises us with colorful 3D prints in Polyamide (nylon). Read on to learn more about her refreshing fusion-designs.

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Essential Maya Modeling Tips and Tricks: Russ’s Tutorial on How to Design Samurai Helmets

Essential Maya Modeling Tips and Tricks: Russ’s Tutorial on How to Design Samurai Helmets

After having presented two stunning 3D models of Japanese samurai helmets last months, Russ Ogi will now show us how he designed them in Autodesk Maya in this tutorial. This beginner-friendly article will cover important modeling tips and get you the knowledge you need to create 3D printable models in Maya.

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New Materials, New Finishes, New Website Functions – What We’ve Improved So Far This Year

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Our main goal is to be the best 3D printing service for your needs: That’s why we are constantly working on improving your experience on our site. This year we have worked a lot on new materials, new finishes, better production times, and new website functions. Come take a look at what has happened so far this year.

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3D Printed Necklace Fit for Any Earthling or Alien

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The two things you can never reproach fashion designer Laura Thapthimkuna for: simple-mindedness and tedium. This young designer melds fashion, art and science into objects that are not only utterly stunning but also provocative and scary. Now Laura presents her first terrific experiments with 3D printing. Read more…

Tutorial: Create Your Own 3D Printed Bracelet in a Matter of Minutes

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Creating and 3D printing your own bracelet has never been easier thanks to free online apps like UNIQD. All you need is an Internet browser, a few minutes of your time, and some creativity. Here is our tutorial on how to 3D model and print your own bracelet in five easy steps. No software, installation, 3D printer, or prior 3D modeling or 3D printing experience is required! Read more…