|Hyperbolic bowl/sculpture thing [message #59849] Tue, 08 January 2013 20:44 UTC
I was messing around with hyperbolic tilings and associated weavings and I made this as a first draft experiment. Came out as designed but maybe not so aesthetically pleasing. Or maybe it is...It certainly is odd looking. |
(I always have to wrestle with getting color to work. I had used per vertex coloring in the past but it didn't work this time. I then had to figure out how to add a texture in meshlab which took me forever. I think more people would use the full color sandstone if the tutorials were a bit clearer- just my opinion.)
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[Updated on: Tue, 08 January 2013 20:46 UTC]
|Re: Hyperbolic bowl/sculpture thing [message #59863 is a reply to message #59849 ] Tue, 08 January 2013 22:04 UTC
Despite the pain modeling it, it looks incredible! Well done!
And thanks for the tutorial tip, we're hoping to overhaul the whole "Learning" section of Shapeways soon!
ps- You should upload the photos to the product page so everyone can see the bowl in it's 3D printed glory
[Updated on: Tue, 08 January 2013 22:06 UTC]
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