We’ve seen a 3D printer that can print with clay. Adam Beane Industries’ upcoming Cx5 filament on the other hand can behave like clay when heated, allowing you to easily modify or refine a printed object.
Last month we saw Jason Allemann’s functioning LEGO combination safe. His latest work is no less mind-boggling. It’s a small mechanical sculpture of Sisyphus, the mythical Greek king who’s a lot like Marvel’s portrayal of Loki.
What do Gundam, Groot and King David have in common? They all have action figures. Japanese toymaker Max Factory recently unveiled a Figma action figure of Michelangelo’s world famous statue, so he can join the ranks.
Dismemberment has become a staple in Star Wars films, with Obi-Wan Kenobi being the chopping champ. Sculptor Alessandro Randi aka Codec Zombie aims to preserve the meme with a series of handcrafted collectibles that he calls Saber Cuts, starting with the series’ most famous lost limb: Luke’s right hand.
If you want to impress your neighbors, you should buy this cool life size AT-ST and park it on your lawn. Just be sure to point its blasters at your least favorite neighbor.
Now you can relive your favorite scenes from The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi with this life-size Star Wars AT-ST by sculptor Sebastian Kucharski.
Etsy shop MiraCrafts not only makes chocobos, it also has bounty from Pandora. Shop owner Marika can hand sculpt – or at least she’ll try to – any character, weapon or item from the Borderlands series into a 3D pendant.
Wes of Geeksmithing would take a blue shell for his baby Grant. But since his son isn’t old enough to play yet, Wes brought Mario Kart 8 to Grant’s room.
Wes painted Grant’s room with characters and places from Mario Kart.
The words “computer” and “bug” often mean bad news when mentioned in the same sentence, but it’s not the case here. Artist Julie Alice Chappell’s Computer Component Bugs are sculptures of insect-like creatures that she makes out of discarded components and parts from obsolete gadgets.
Since retiring in 2002, mechanical engineer and bioengineer Seth Goldstein has spent a lot of his free time making kinetic sculptures. You may have heard of him before as the creator of the Why Knot?, a machine that continuously ties and unties a necktie.
Console modder MakoMod gave me a blast of nostalgia with this wonderful case mod. His PlayStation case mod features a scale model of Midgar, the technological pizza that Cloud, Barrett, Tifa and Aeris call home.
MakoMod made the case mod over an 8-month period.
I like Superman; he is probably my favorite superhero. After all he can fly, bullets bounce off him, he has heat rays shooting form his eyes, and can see through clothing. That last may be the best superpower 12 year-old-me could have hoped for.
Artists who carve wood amaze me. It takes real talent to transform trees into sculptures. I would probably end up in the E.R. if I tried. I’ll just leave it to the professionals, like artist Thomas Earing of Seattle.
If you thought the Doom cover art diorama was awesome, check out John Hite’s Icons of Doom. The sculpture, which Doom fans will recognize as the final level in Doom II, is partly made of found objects.
If you are a fan of the newer Hulk films with the computer animated green guy, you may get a kick out of this. An artist named BanHunLek has made a sculpture of the Hulk that looks just like the one from the films with Edward Norton out of old scrap metal.
Here’s an app that adds another meaning to Ghost in the machine. Currently in development, VRClay lets you create 3D shapes in virtual reality with the help of the Oculus Rift and the Razer Hydra controllers.