Use ZBrush to Cut 3D Printing Costs

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Yes, you heard that right. Lester Banks was gracious enough to expose methods of using the Dynamesh feature of ZBrush to save money on your 3D printing. He identifies how you can reduce the amount of materials you need to print by hollowing out the model using Dynamesh. The overall effect is a lighter 3d model that requires less material … Read More

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Using a 3D Printer to “Deck the Halls” for the Holidays

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We’ve discussed 3d printing before, the process of creating digital models (such as those created with 3ds Max or other 3D modeling software) and turning them into a three-dimensional solid object using a process of successive layers. But it’s the holiday season, let’s talk about all the fun items you can make with your 3d printer for a more festive … Read More

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Girls Really Enjoy Engineering & Science: The 3D-GREES Story

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Recently, Studica had the pleasure of speaking with Yolanda Epps, Assistant Principal at Douglas Byrd High School and 3D-GREES Program Coordinator, about their innovative program. GREES is an acronym that stands for Girls Really Enjoy Engineering & Science. This program is an innovative practicum experience for girls designed to expose them to science, 3D technology, increase achievement and improve attendence. And it's working! … Read More

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What is 3D Printing & How Does It Work?

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Simply defined 3D printing is the process of creating a three dimensional solid object from a digital model. Basically, its the same concept of printing as when you print word documents off your computer. The difference is that instead of paper you are using building materials like PLA or ABS plastics. Instead of getting a piece of paper you are … Read More

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