INTRODUCTION

 

 

You are about to enter a place where two totally different worlds meet. In 3D Technology in Fine Art and Craft: Exploring 3D Printing, Scanning, Sculpting, and Milling the world of fine art and the world of 3D technology converge. Artists are creating some very interesting work using these processes, and have been doing so for many years. In some cases, the work that some artists create could never exist until recently, when these technologies matured and became available.

The possibilities are really hard to describe—you have to see them. And in this book, we do just that. Artists have shared their artwork, their software, their vendors, and even, in some cases, their tips. Artists are finding that these technologies can ...

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