3D Printing in Art - 14_0228 (pdf)

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Published on February 28, 2014

Author: jeffreylancaster

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3D Printing in Art - from a workshop in collaboration with the Arts Initiative at Columbia University. 3D printing basics and a survey of artists who use 3D printing and digital fabrication. The pdf file doesn't have all of the images/transitions, but a pptx file is also available.

3D Printing Jeffrey Lancaster Emerging Technologies Coordinator Columbia University Libraries jeffrey.lancaster@columbia.edu @j_lancaster

3D Printing is easy, 3D Modeling is hard.

How it works

idea object model machine code


Cartesian Coordinates z y x

z x y

Fused Filament Fabrication also with “sacrificial” materials

Other Fabrication Methods: Powder Bed Printing

Other Fabrication Methods: Photocured Resin

Other Fabrication Methods: CNC Milling

Machine Code


.stl, .obj  G-code!

Submission 3dprint.cul.columbia.edu


@ DSC! 3D Studio Max! AutoCAD! Blender! Maya! Rhino3D! SketchUp!


123D Design!

123D Catch!

RBML #14: A Rounded Urn!

Chinese bronze vessel! www.123dapp.com/obj-Catch/2014-2-14-13-19-35/2125499

Henry Moore – Three-Way Piece, Points, 1964-65!

Clement Meadmore – Curl, 1968!


Common Design Issues


Closed/Watertight Form!

Single Manifold! willit3dprint.com

3D Printing in Art

Markus Kayser: Glass from Sand + Solar Power markuskayser.com

Tom Burtonwood: Open Source Art History! tomburtonwood.com

Hacking the Met!

Cosmo Wenman: Scanning Sculpture! cosmowenman.wordpress.com/‎

Sophie Kahn: Old + New! sophiekahn.net

Instrument Design! cubify.com/blog/a-3d-printed-acoustic-guitar

Alicia Framis: Visualizing Sound! aliciaframis.com

Jurgen Mayer: 3D Modeling for Architecture! jmayerh.de

Janne Kyttanen: Arts and Manufacture! jannekyttanen.com

Custom Insoles: Arts and Manufacture! sols.co

Jan Habraken: Arts and Manufacture! formnation.com

Barry X Ball: Hacking and Remixing ! Boccioni, 1913 barryxball.com

Richard Dupont: Hacking and Remixing! richarddupont.com

Michael Schmidt: Art + Fashion! michaelschmidtstudios.com

Continuum Fashion: Art + Fashion! shapeways.com/n12_bikini

Heather Dewey-Hagborg: DNA Visualization! deweyhagborg.com

3D Printing in Art History & Archaeology

Modes of Representation! mediterraneanworld.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/closing-gaps-with-low-cost-3d/

Rebuilding Lost Objects! p3d.in/oJZFm/shadeless

Tim Trombley! 3dprint.cul.columbia.edu/?cat=20

Future of 3D Printing

Houses in Concrete!

Biomedical Engineering!


Food in Space!

Desktop vs. Industrial!

Questions? Jeffrey Lancaster Emerging Technologies Coordinator Columbia University Libraries jeffrey.lancaster@columbia.edu @j_lancaster

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