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From Your Child's Drawing to 3D Print with Crayon Creatures


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I think a mind scanner would be great, think it print it !
#1 Wesley Günter (Homepage) on 2013-01-07 17:33 (Reply)
Reminds me a bit of Shrinky Dinks... really, really expensive Shrinky Dinks.

1 & 2 look great, but 3 looks horrible! Why'd they mess with the contrast so much?
#2 Chris J on 2013-01-08 06:01 (Reply)
Also featured in today's Guardian Art and Design blog - http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/architecture-design-blog/2013/jan/10/childrens-drawings-3d-printed-sculptures?CMP=twt_gu
#3 Paul - stop4stuff (Homepage) on 2013-01-10 13:02 (Reply)
$150 USD? Cute, but you have GOT to be kidding..
#4 Jerry on 2013-01-10 17:38 (Reply)
"If there was a perfect tool to make 3D printing easier, what do you think it should be?"

The innovation in tools/technology needs to happen during the creative phase so that these kids can better express their ideas! Check out what ZeroUI is doing using a 3D Gesture interface to allow intuitive modeling. It's like finger painting in 3D! www.zeroui.com
#5 Kevin Lee Jr. on 2013-01-10 18:26 (Reply)
There is nothing more important that helping a child to see early that their ideas can be made 'real'. Somehow, adding third dimension here really transforms these into living beings. I really enjoyed viewing these and I like this idea, and I think there is a market for it. Best to you!
#6 Shannon Lee G. on 2013-01-11 02:40 (Reply)
I also wanted to add that I think this is a wonderful service. I love the drawings and their 3D alter egos!
#7 Kevin Lee Jr. (Homepage) on 2013-01-11 17:42 (Reply)

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