Category Archives: Rapid prototyping for artists/designers

This category is reserved for all articles that demonstrate rapid prototyping in the fields of art and design.

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 […]

How to Cold Cast with a 3D Printer

Cold Casting with 3D Printer

Cold Cast with 3D Printed Mold There are two ways to create custom objects out of metal with a 3D printer. The first option is to print the object directly with a special 3D filament that contains metallic powders such as bronze or stainless steel suspended in a matrix of plastic material. This option works great […]

3D Printed Mini-Farm Tackles Big Problems.

. Davide Sher of 3D Printing Industry recently wrote an article showcasing Mike Adams, the founder of FoodRising.org. According to the article, agricultural activist Mike Adams created a compact food production system that utilizes 3D printed components to grow food hydroponically without the need for costly electronic equipment. The Mini-Farm Grow Boxes give gardening hobbyists or homesteaders the ability […]

“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 […]