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thatWhiteFox

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I'm looking to print some of my 3D character models from Maya - I don't know a lot about this however, so I'll simply leave this here: any 3D model that I've made is available for you all to print, and I'll be making more.


I look forward to meeting and talking with you all! =)


*here's a clay render of a character I modeled.


-thatWhiteFox




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This is pretty cool. I haven't seen too many characters/dolls/figures being 3D printed within the hobby community. I'd love to see a manipulatable version of this printed out on some 3D printer that can print with awesome accuracy *cough cough* ultimaker *cough cough*
I like colors.

thatWhiteFox

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let me know what you all need - I'm an experienced 3D modeler, specifically with Maya and Zbrush, can handle UVing, rigging, texturing, and even animation. And I've got some designs for a "snap-together" schematic action figure. Count me in - I've been wanting to do this for a while now, so let me know what you all need from me. =)

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Wow that's even more awesome. Have you ever been by the lab? There's a few 3D printers there in various states of functionality.
I'm in a game dev program at UCF, so I'm looking forward to learning these modeling and animation technologies. There are a few members that do modeling either professionally or amateurly, and Tom Long is a game design professor at Full Sail, so he might be someone to talk to.
I like colors.

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The only thing with our printers is support.. Usually you can't have overhang (watch any video on youtube of a reprap, makerbot, ultimaker, or any hobby 3d printer working, you'll see why.). It's limited to about 45-degrees from vertical before you have to start printing with support material. While there are those experimenting with it, I don't think anyone at our lab has attemtped a dual extruder with support yet.

However! If you want to try a pose or figure that could be printed like that, we can certainly help!

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I've had success with the maker or and support material
I like colors.

thatWhiteFox

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Chorca: will do, thanks for the update. Awesome icon btw, you draw that? I lurve it. =) I'll do research on my part, clean up my mesh, and if you guys want to, let's do this!

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Re: Hey everyone, I'm new here - interested in printing 3D models I've made
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2012, 01:51:07 PM »
Hi


This is one of our 13 inch statues we printed the other day is a 6 piece model printed at .2 mm detail accuracy...


http://web.stagram.com/p/313186101973770623_33193863


look us up on facebook under nuPROTO

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Re: Hey everyone, I'm new here - interested in printing 3D models I've made
« Reply #8 on: November 14, 2012, 05:48:30 PM »
With character models that are too complex to be printed as is, can be printer in parts and then put together.