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Rapid prototyping experiments – step 4 – God Ganesha!

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Rapid prototyping experiments – step 4 –  God Ganesha!

In collaboration with MeLa Media LabCIRCE – Laboratorio di fotogrammetria and Villari s.r.l.

This collaboration (in experimental testing) between Villari and the IUAV University (Venice, Italy), aims to introduce the rapid prototyping techniques in the manufacturer art of porcelain. The target is to preserve history and prestige of handworking factories, building a database of 3d models through the use of laser scanning and digital sculpting techniques.

The process include three sequential steps:

1 – laser scanning

2 – 3D modeling and sculpting

3 – 3D printing

4 – handmade statue realized by hybrid process

 

The gallery below shows some pictures of the steps 1-4

Original rubber pieces …

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models by laser scanning …

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Model by 3D printing …

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Final model sculpted and refined by hand before the cooking and painting steps …

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