Exhibiting Tomorrow, Stacking Layers | 3D printing Symposium

A faculty member in the art department had an extra table and asked if I was interested in showing my work. Very fortunate to represent FSU’s Art Department @ Stacking Layers

It is the Launching of “Repliciad”  Premier images Below 🙂

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tiny bubbles.

I need a vacuum or some solution.

I left the striation marks from the 3d printer on the plug without sanding them off… not sure if I like the texture or not–needs to be re-cast, possibly remolded. Too many bubbles.

COLORS ARE EXPERIMENTAL.

Modified my mold for the outlet (if you look at the middle, you can see a weird inside texture, i just cut it out, new cast will be perfect)

Progress… slow… but more pieces underway.

 

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Mold day…

Should have the real thing tomorrow morning. Until then, a concept shot with leftover material.

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Examples for Owen

Owen wanted my process to be revealed more so in the magazine/thesis I’m making.

(digitally created > printed > Molded >silicone/plastic casts)

Below are a few styles of renderings. Its easily changeable. but a starting point. 8 9 4 5 1 7 2 3 6

6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

–If you’re bored. Best thing I read all year. very inspiring as an artists…. 

Update & new device.

This new piece is underway.

Need to do a print at FAR for this dome piece.

All mold materials have arrived.

And I could be working harder, but feeling confident.

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Outlets

after completing the plug, I can now make an outlet thats a custom fit.

Plugs will get pushed deep inside. I’m thinking a 00 Shore Hardness silicone.

Print will be  in 3 pieces creating a float mold.

I’ll think more on the designs. these are just renditions from my sketches.

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Prototypes and variations.

It was a productive day! I figured out how to use the laser with the broken functions…

I want a male/female arm piece.. I don’t know enough about product design to pump out variations. I’m satisfied with the one that looks like the maxi pad. (I’m getting very good at Illustrator having no prior experience)

>>>Thoughts?

  • I would like 3 arm variations… are these 2 close finished enough to proceed?
  • With each arm piece, I want a different orifice.
  • I designed it in a way that it “holds back” as you hold it. Its awkward in a good way.

Someone is concerned with the amount of ABS that I’m using… Its only $15 a pound… and all my stuff is hollow, but I will weigh it and pay accordingly… 😉

>>>Plugs

  • final presentation will be in a box.
  • I’m going to cut foam to hold the pieces so they fit inside
  • Over the top of the foam, I”m going to have an acrylic layer [colored or mirrored (similar to the wood)]

 

 

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Fab Lab…

Ideally and time permitting, my thesis will be all about connectons and options. Right now, my only option is to work..Trying to get ALOT done over  break… I have a time card app on my phone for accountablity..  I would be more productive if the Laser was working!! maybe get fixed monday? .. . these are quick renderings of my plugs.

Green will be silicone–ordering florescent pigments. (confused becuase these pigments work for silicone and urethane?)

Ideally, I can do all he casting at once.  Start soon–I need to bug Master Craftsman about a vacume pump…

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Adding&Subtracting

Adding&Subtracting

In reference to my current series, 10 Fake Performances, with Jordan… This piece/prank/art offers much inspiration. its grotesque, but enjoy.