Art & Sculpture

As makers, we are blessed with fascinating ways to create unique pieces of artwork or sculptures from scratch. From working with traditional methods like wood carving and metalworking to utilizing emerging technologies like 3D printing and laser cutting, there is an endless array of possibilities for makers to explore. They are continuously breathing life into breathtaking creations that make us all stand back in awe. Let’s take a look at some recent developments in what makers around the world have been creating lately – be sure not to miss out on their incredible artwork!

Brittany Cohen’s Fluid Based Wearable Art Is Mesmerizing

Brittany Cohen’s Fluid Based Wearable Art Is Mesmerizing

Sometimes a few very simple concepts can breathe new life into a project. It takes a very smart and persistent person to figure out what those simple things are and to see the project through. Brittany Cohen, an electrical engineer, has been sharing the process of building this mesmerizing fluid filled wearable art piece on […]

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When You Can’t Buy A Nadja Doll From What We Do In The Shadows, But You Really Want One

When You Can’t Buy A Nadja Doll From What We Do In The Shadows, But You Really Want One

For fans of the show What We Do In The Shadows, there is very little to explain here. For the rest of you wondering what the heck is going on, don’t worry, I will take care of you. Sometimes a character from a show really speaks to you. In this case, the doll possessed by […]

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How To Choose The Right 3D Modeling Software

How To Choose The Right 3D Modeling Software

“Which 3D modeling software should I learn?” That’s a really tough question to answer! There are so many options, from simple to complex, free to thousands of dollars. The best choice depends on your personal style of creation. If you break it down that way, you end up with some pretty well defined categories. There […]

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Creating A Magical Wizard’s Study With Nerdforge

Creating A Magical Wizard’s Study With Nerdforge

Martina and Hans at Nerdforge really keep upping the quality and scale of their work and they’ve really blown us away with this one. The concept sketch looks very incredible. If someone showed me that concept, I’d probably recommend they scale back their expectations. Nerdforge, however, delivers absolutely. The spiral staircase and fire place stand […]

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Read This Before 3D Scanning In A Museum

Read This Before 3D Scanning In A Museum

Scanning in museums is the perfect challenge for the photogrammetry hobbyist. Not all museums have in-house scanning programs, but it’s important to archive and share these objects with people all over the world. You can help make it happen. Photogrammetry is the process of converting hundreds of photos into a 3D model. The principles of 3D scanning […]

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This Tiny Orrery Fits In Your Hand And Has A Web Interface

This Tiny Orrery Fits In Your Hand And Has A Web Interface

I’m a fan of orreries. These little models of our planetary bodies and orbits are truly fascinating and have captured my mind ever since I saw the big mechanical one featured in the movie The Dark Crystal. Give me any orrery and I’m happy. Big mechanical ones, tiny electronic ones, I don’t care. The Illusionmanager […]

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Making A Laser Projector From An Old Hard Drive

Making A Laser Projector From An Old Hard Drive

I absolutely love creative re-use of old computer hardware. Maybe it’s because I’m a very cheap person. maybe it’s because I have fond memories of the more hacky old days of building computers. Whatever the reason, projects like this DIY laser projector using an old hard drive really catch my eye. In this video Ben […]

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