Category Archives: 3D Printing for Artists/Designers

This category is reserved for articles pertaining to 3D printing in the fields of Art and Design.

Extraterrestrial Transmissions and 3D Printers in LA Make Beautiful Music

Signal Tide Is A Sound and Extraterrestrial Radio Installation That is Out of This World! Berlin-based artists Kata Kovács and Tom O’Doherty  are interested in processes, sounds, and movements that come close to imperceptibility, and the ways in which this material can be transformed through layering, rhythm, pattern, and repetition.  In this project, they decided […]

How a photographer saved money with 3D printing

3D Printing Paint ABS

Our customers always amaze us with the innovative, beautiful creations that they make with their Airwolf 3D printers. Professional photographer Roger Salls was commissioned to take a portrait of a local town official with an American flag in the background. Even more specifically, the flag was to be displayed on a flag pole with a […]

Post-Processing Techniques: Make a 3D Print Look Like Stone

Ever wonder how to make a 3D print look like stone? Try out this easy post-processing technique inspired by an ambitious grade school project. While designed to be a fun project for children, adult supervision is required to ensure safety when using 3D printers, sanding tools, and spray paint and primer. How to make a […]

Gorgeous 3D-printed Lion King masks ready for stage debut

St. Margaret’s creates 3D printed masks for upcoming stage production As a company dedicated to supporting 3D printing in schools, we are thrilled to see the amazing things that teachers and students create with Airwolf 3D printers. And our friends at St. Margaret’s Episcopal School in San Juan Capistrano, CA most certainly do NOT disappoint! […]

Design and 3D-print a personalized photo night light (no engineering degree required)!

Make a personalized nightlight

Today’s blog post is brought to you by Eva Wolf, the co-founder and marketing mastermind behind Airwolf 3D. Eva created this 3D-printed lithophane nightlight to demonstrate a type of fun and functional 3D-printing project that is easy to do, even if you do not have extensive experience in engineering, 3D-modeling, or 3D printing. How to […]

Behind the scenes: Mass customization 3D printers at Feetz

3D Printers used by Feetz

We had a great time down in San Diego when we went to deliver a new batch of mass customization 3D printers to our friends at Feetz. Feetz and retail heavy hitter DSW recently announced a strategic partnership in which DSW will use its considerable selling power to bring Feetz’s custom-fit 3D-printed shoes to consumers. […]

Are your 3D-printed ABS parts not sticking to the bed?

Are your 3D-printed ABS parts not sticking to the bed

Are your parts made from ABS not sticking to the bed? In the world of 3D printing, ABS can be a very frustrating material to work with. Are you tired of trying to remove your parts and you end up either breaking your glass, the PET film or the parts themselves? Or maybe your parts […]

Warner Bros. 3D Printing Hackathon 2016

3D Printing Hackathon

Warner Bros. Technology Solutions employees participated in a 32 Hour 3D Printing Hackathon on May 11-12th! Over 20 AXIOM 3D printers were used during this incredible event! Airwolf 3D staff were on site to offer training, inspiration and technical assistance during the event. Want to get a glimpse of the training offered before the 3D […]

Junior Art Exhibition for the Festival of Arts Pageant of the Masters With 3D Printed Art

  Jose Daniel Garcia (”Danny”) a senior at Rancho Alamitos High School in the Garden Grove Unified School District, won 1st Place in the Junior Art Exhibition for the Festival of Arts Pageant of the Masters located in Laguna Beach, California on Sunday, August 16, 2015. His submission was 3D printed art created on an […]

Airwolf 3D Lookback

The Wolfpack at Airwolf 3D is gearing up for the holidays  and the new year. Before we concentrate on the hectic Christmas season, we wanted to put together a post about all the amazing things that have been happening. Every day, we receive pictures and testimonials from teachers, students, hobbyists, and 3D printing enthusiasts creating […]

3D Printed Fallout Helmet

  One of our first customers to order the new AXIOM printer, Bret, has recently printed a Halloween prop for his son. His son is a huge fan of the Fallout series, thus the software engineer went to work on an epic armour helmet. Bret settled on the Airwolf 3D brand due to working with DreamWorks […]

5 Advantages of 3D Printed Tooling, Jigs and Fixtures

  3D printing, or additive manufacturing, has already been adopted by many big name companies to replace their current prototyping methods and even to be used as part of the manufacturing process. With an increasing popularity that is already spreading into the consumer market, additive manufacturing is certainly one of the lead technologies in the […]

The Best 3D Printer for Digital Sculptures

Why Do I Need A 3D Printer For Digital Media Arts Class? From prehistoric civilizations to this day sculpture has experienced several facets, medieval and Renaissance sculptors would work together with artisans and tended to have large workshops to perform their works. Over time many of their techniques and tools remain the same or similar. With […]

Easiest 3D Printer in the World

My name is Valentina, I’m 17 and I’m currently living in Costa Mesa, California.  This summer I chose to take an internship position with Airwolf 3D to learn more about the 3D printing industry. Before I started interning at Airwolf 3D I didn’t know much about 3D printers and I would have never guessed that […]

Rapid 3D Print Exposition 2015

2015 RAPID 3D Print Exposition SME will host the 2015 RAPID exposition at the Long Beach Exhibition Center from May 18th through the 21st. Come and chat with one of our friendly representatives at Booth 859 and stick around for a demonstration of our amazing 3D printers. The event promises to be the preeminent event in […]

“Smart Art” by Jeff Cain: 3D Art Project Entitled, “Canis Latrans No. 1”

3D art project by Jeff Cain entitled, "Canis Latrans No. 1"

USC faculty Jeff Cain shows new 3d printed sculpture at the Cerritos College Art Gallery. Cerritos College Art Gallery recently showcased artist Jeff Cain’s, “Canis Latrans  no. 1” as part of its ART+TECH Artist-in-Residence program. The program was created to give selected artists free-reign to utilize the advanced technology located on the Cerritos campus. The […]