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Lowering the 8-foot-tall Gigante 3D printer - Kevin Caron

Lowering the 8-foot-tall Gigante 3D printer

As an artist who works three dimensions and often designs in CAD (Computer Aided Design), I was immediately fascinated by the opportunities afforded by 3D printing.

This new technology offers much promise for creating not only original art, such as my 5-1/2-foot-tall sculpture Epic Swoon, but also maquettes, or small models, to show patrons for commissions.

This article will tell you more about how I got involved in 3D printing and how it influences my artistic practice.

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What a tangled 3D printing filament spool we weave …

I was SO excited when I found a source for 15-pound spools of 3D printing filament! It was just what I needed to feed my voracious 8-foot-tall Cerberus 3D Gigante 3D printer. Some of its prints take 4 - 5 days to complete, which meant more getting up in the middle of...

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When is a sculpture’s finish finished?

My 3D-printed and metal sound sculpture SoundWaves (light change filament and painted steel, 36" x 19" x 17") is challenging me yet again. After its light-changing properties disappointingly ceased, I began to think about what to do with the finish. The material is...

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