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Draw it Co-Creator Contest


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excited bout this one. ideas are brewed

btw the terms & cond. link goes straight to a page that doesn't exist...
#1 jeff bare on 2010-04-29 12:48 (Reply)
Jeff,

Thanx for the tip! That is the weirdest bug ever sometimes it just takes links and instead of making them go to the site it abbreviates them and makes them go to the blog.
So the correct link: http://www.shapeways.com/contest/draw_it
becomes:
http://www.shapeways.com/blog/contest/draw_it which results in a 404.
#2 Joris on 2010-04-29 12:53 (Reply)
The lead-in to your contest says "It’s simple, you design and offer your Co-Creation template"
Okay, but I can find NOWHERE hear as to where to upload this 'template' to, what format it is supposed to be in, etc. Do I have to upload a model and link it to the template, if I do so then surely that entry would then be visible to everyone?

Am I missing seeing a link somewhere? You tell us what you want but not how to complete the entry. I have been going round and round this site trying to find something that doesn't seem to exist (much as I seem to be doing in life!)

G
#3 Glenn Slingsby on 2010-04-30 17:36 (Reply)
Good point Glenn,

Pretty sure it's not you ;-)
I'll come back to that later with the solution.

Sorry for leaving this "small detail" out ;-)

Peter Paul
#4 Peter Paul Cornelissen on 2010-05-02 08:48 (Reply)
Glad to hear it's not me. I hate it when I start doubting my own mental faculties!
#5 Glenn Slingsby on 2010-05-03 00:12 (Reply)
Glenn,

The model can be uploaded as a regular model on Shapeways. You then can turn that model into a co-creator template like this: http://www.shapeways.com/Co-Creator_Platform/How_to_join

The sketch sheet or paper that people can use to draw on can be posted anywhere and you can then link to it in the comments of the model. As here: http://www.shapeways.com/model/112908/ You can come up with your own sketch sheet but do remember the scale.

Have I answered your question? I'm a bit confused too.
#6 Joris on 2010-05-04 14:12 (Reply)
my canvas wrap model cost $23.60, but the maximum volume pushes the cost up to $56.50. model here: http://www.shapeways.com/model/119276/canvas_wrap.html

the price range for the competition is $25-$60, does my model meet the requirements? or do i need to add material to it to push the base price up to $25?
#7 jeff bare on 2010-05-14 00:14 (Reply)
Good question, Jeff Bare, which raises a similar question: Why bother to have a monetary limit anyway? And what good does it do when there are different prices for different materials? A $25 model in WSF would be way over $60 in Stainless Steel, and the contest doesn't state what material those prices are for anyway...
#8 Glenn Slingsby (Homepage) on 2010-05-15 03:47 (Reply)

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