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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.

To read about my adventures with 3D printing, choose your post below and click, or just search.


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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Helping with COVID-19 in a small way

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...

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Lighting 3D Printed Sculptures Beautifully

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...

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