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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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...
Artist Kevin Caron combines 2 media to create a 3D-printed & metal sound sculpture ….
Another great use of a 3D-printed maquette is to help potential patrons visualize what their sculpture will look like.
This 3D printing color change filament produces AMAZING results, as artist Kevin Caron demonstrates!
COVID-19 has thrown the entire world into a whirlwind of change. I've tried to find ways to make a difference. In the beginning, when Personal Protection Equipment was at a premium, I found 3D-printing patterns for N95 equivalent masks. They took about 2-1/2 hours to...
Artist Kevin Caron shares how he uses 3D-printed maquettes bring sculptures to life.
If you're a regular reader or follow me on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, you know I've been playing around with lighting my 3D-printed sculptures. Whether I can light them has been one of the biggest question I get when I show my 3D-printed sculptures. So that sent...
Welding & 3D printing come together to improve quality – Kevin Caron’s 3D printing blog
Sculptor Kevin Caron 3D prints medical masks to try to help with the fight against the coronavirus in his free 3D printing blog post Mask man: using 3D printing against the pandemic.
This free video blog post explains how artist Kevin Caron speeded up his 3D printer.