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3D Printing Blog

The i.materialise blog keeps you updated about outstanding 3D designs, the newest 3D printing technologies and the best 3D modeling software tutorials.
Season’s Greetings: We’re Open throughout the Holiday Season

Season’s Greetings: We’re Open throughout the Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and we’re definitely feeling the Christmas cheer at i.materialise. And there are even more reasons to be cheerful this year, because we have good news: our facilities will be open throughout the holidays! We will also be sending you a Christmas card with every order between 10-25 December. Season’s greetings – and enjoy ordering your 3D prints throughout the holiday season!

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ZBrush 3D Printing Tutorial: Preparing 3D Sculptures for 3D Printing

ZBrush 3D Printing Tutorial: Preparing 3D Sculptures for 3D Printing

ZBrush is hands down the most popular and powerful digital sculpting software out there. That’s why this program is mainly used for designing figurines, sculptures, game characters, or any other design that needs an organic shape. Some users have trouble turning these 3D models into 3D prints – and that’s where we come in! In this hands-on tutorial, we will show you step-by-step how you can prepare your ZBrush models for 3D printing.

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Experience World War I with this 3D-Printed Model of the Belgian Coastline

Experience World War I with this 3D-Printed Model of the Belgian Coastline

You don’t need to be a history buff to appreciate this model of the Belgian coastline during World War 1. Based on authentic aerial photographs from the time, it’s a faithful recreation of what the coastline must’ve looked like, from military defenses down to the location of each sand dune. Read on to discover how Materialise engineers made the project a reality.

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