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October 30, 2014 AT 1:30 am

Tactualized Sculpture by Dennis Harroun #3DxArt #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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Tactualized Sculpture by Dennis Harroun, via 3DPrintingIndustry.com:

…There is a lengthy and highly specialized process involved, where accurate planning can improve and simplify each successive step. Digital sculptor Dennis Harroun ran through and illustrated each one of these steps for his latest work Off the Wall, “tactualized” by Offload Studios, a professional 3D printing service based in Vancouver (CA) for the entertainment industry.

Harroun’s work is off-the-wall in more ways than one: it is a combination of crazy off the wall looking creatures that use 3D printing to effectively come off a two dimensional base wooden board. The creative process begins – as is most often the case – with a 2D sketch (so, if you can’t draw, don’t think 3D printing can magically make you an artist). In Harroun’s case the original sketch was made with pencils and markers but it already had features that made it a perfect fit for ‘3dimensionalizing.’

Read the entire sequence over at Dennis Harroun’s site here.

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