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 […]