For the last few weeks, Sketchfab has been hosting a weekly “3D scanning Thursday”(#3DST) event around a theme — there have been shoes and coffee mugs (check out the selected winners for these two weeks below), and now this week’s challenge is #3DST #5: Transport. This is a great chance to boost your 3D scanning skills (with a handheld 3D scanner or a camera and 123D Catch), and watching these humble scans from the immediate vicinity of designers all over the world is the best part!
Thank you for participating in our Mug #3DST, and congrats to Kris, the winner! He picked the theme for this Thursday: Transport. It means you can scan a car, a bus (might be hard though :), a skateboard, a bike, or even a toy… any means of transportation, really.
Rules, as usual:
- 3D scan a means of transportation by Thursday, May 8th
- Share it on your own Sketchfab account on Thursday, with #3DST5 in the title
- The author of the model getting the most likes by Sunday is featured and gets to chose the following theme, which is announced at the beginning of the following week.
- To know everything about #3DST including great tutorials, check this blog post.
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