Bathsheba Grossman

Bathsheba

Designer, Artist

I'm a sculptor thinking about geometry, science, and biomorphic fantasies. I show here and at http://bathsheba.com. Welcome!


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Bathsheba commented on Metatrino Pendant by Bathsheba
17 days ago
Metatrino Pendant
Bathsheba @lilili Sure, I've turned it on. I usually leave it off because the name is misleading -- the material is not a stainless steel, it's the same steel/bronze metal as the other steels -- and I think the other steel finishes are prettier. But if it's your favorite, go for it!
Bathsheba commented on Rygo by Bathsheba
March 8, 2016
Rygo
Bathsheba @payprplayn Mathematica, Surface Evolver, Rhinoceros. It was a long time ago though, and you might be able to do the whole thing in Rhino now: people do very fancy math in Grasshopper and other plugins. (I still use Surface Evolver though -- the docs aren't easy reading, but if you're serious about minimal surfaces it's the tool for the job.)
Bathsheba commented on Flame Alpha Pendant by Bathsheba
February 9, 2016
Flame Alpha Pendant
Bathsheba @DGraves late, but wow nice photo.
Orions Belt: Silver: Top Section (part 1 of 2)
Bathsheba How do the parts stick together, do you have to glue them?
Bathsheba commented on products
December 18, 2015
Ears
Bathsheba @nocturne At this size no. I did try; I think the problem is that the green part collapses. If a smaller one might be interesting, I can set that up. Let me know? b@bathsheba.com
Double Zarf
Bathsheba @nocturne I agree -- metal printing technology is in a state that people will later see as endearingly primitive, in just the way we now think 8-bit graphics are cute. There is a touch of sabi about that flawed surface, which is unexpected in an object billed as "from the future". PS Thanks for the photo!
Bathsheba commented on Klein Bottle Opener by Bathsheba
July 10, 2015
Klein Bottle Opener
Bathsheba @PhilHibbs @geeklodge Thanks for the note geeklodge! Word. I must beg to differ Phil: the coolest thing about a Klein bottle is that everything is already inside it. You're right that the circle of self-intersection is an artifact caused by embedding the bottle in 3 dimensions, but it's not a defect. Whereas cutting a hole would change the topological genus -- I'd have to retitle it "Möbius Shorts"!
Bathsheba commented on Klein Bottle Opener by Bathsheba
July 9, 2015
Klein Bottle Opener
Bathsheba @PhilHibbs It is closed. Otherwise there would be a hole in the bottle, and I would not like to ship defective ones.
Bathsheba commented on products
March 27, 2015
Ora Earring
Bathsheba @drpearl I'd vote to hang it on a jump ring.
Large 120-Cell
Bathsheba @BDon I actually did this one from scratch using Perl. I wrote an implementation of George Hart's strut algorithm, http://www.georgehart.com/solid-edge/solid-edge.html.
Bathsheba commented on Metatrino Pendant by Bathsheba
March 25, 2015
Metatrino Pendant
Bathsheba @adam_kope I'm not sure it'll print, but I see the printability wizard thinks it passes the guidelines so what the heck, I'll turn the steel materials on.
Bathsheba commented on Menger Sponge by Bathsheba
March 15, 2015
Menger Sponge
Bathsheba @superfighterbuilder Certainly it would be more accurate!
Bathsheba commented on Ora Pendant by Bathsheba
January 28, 2015
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