Posts Tagged with 'artisans-asylum-2'

Digital to Physical: Orbital spiral generative art

Very recently I took an old piece of generative art called "orbital spiral" and brought it into volumetric physical form through the use of canvas and printing. The result is attached below.

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3-Doodler (i.e. the 3-D printing pen) tear down

Last Friday, I had a rare occurrence of a filament jam with my 3-Doodler. I suspect it was in part to my switching from PLA to ABS which caused the issue. The filament refused to eject from the pen, so I decided to pop the screws and see the guts of the 3-Doodler.

Below are some pics I snapped while getting out the offending stuck material: Read more »

3-D Laser Scanning -- Analog to Digital

1st Test Scan
This past week I finally got my NextEngine 3-D laser scanner up and running.

Here's my first scan; an unfinished resin based face constructed by fantasy artist, Jake Waldron: Read more »

What is Artisan's Asylum? The Economist comes closest to describing it ...

What is Artisan's Asylum? This The Economist video comes closest to describing it, so far.

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EL Pinwheel star headed to Burning Man?

I came to the conclusion that my EL Pinwheel side project was collecting dust, so I gave an Artisan's Asylum burner the star, and some extra AA's to have some fun with it. I hope to possibly see this wind up in the background shot or a video of some playa action, but I doubt it will make it back into my hands in one piece. :)

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EL pinwheel star headed to that thing in the desert?