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Bust of Paris

by MattMSI, published

Bust of Paris by MattMSI Oct 12, 2012

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Bust of Paris, Antonio Canova, 1809, Marble, H. 66cm, Art Institute of Chicago

Photographed 8/19/12, 3D File generated using 123D Catch, Cleaned up in NetFabb Studio

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I don't mind the occasional unprintable object - things that are scanned/designed, but not printed, are a way that people without printers can contribute. For example, there are designs from designers who are excited about the idea of 3D printing, but don't have a printer, so they upload designs here for others to try. That's what I did, before I (finally) got my 3D printer, so I can't object to others doing the same. And, if nothing else, the scan is great raw material for others to work with.

What confuses me a bit about this Thing is the naming - it is specifically named "Printable" and isn't a "work in progress", but there's no evidence that it was actually printed. It looks printable - it has a level base, is solid, etc., though it's got some severe overhangs that might be a challenge - the nose, chin, and a few other places look like they'll be "droopy". Technically, it's all "printable" with some printer (e.g. a commercial grade 3D printer with support material), but I'm not sure it's printable with home 3D printers.

Still, cool scan!

I don't understand. The two images of this object show (a) the original marble bust and (b) a computer-generated visual.

Has the author of this work actually tried to print it? If so, where are the results? And if not, why not? Can this object actually be printed using current technology?

As a general comment, I find it bizarre to see so many objects featured on this site that have clearly never been successfully printed. Shouldn't we have some criteria to discern printable objects from non-printable concepts?

Yes, it is fully printable and I have made copies of it, this thing has now been updated with a photograph of a 3D Print. I simply did not upload a photograph of the final print because I didn't have a camera handy when I uploaded the initial thing. 

All of the files I have uploaded are 100% printable and the files are pretty good. However, you may have varying mileage on your final object due to printer quality/ability and settings. Support probably will help. 

In the future, I'd suggest being slightly less passive aggressive when commenting on a freely shared object in a community driven website.

Not to defend the aggression from the commenters above, but it can be frustrating for people who post regularly and don't get featured to be upstaged by someone who gets featured by just walking through a museum with a camera, and throw some photos into 123d catch. When I read the two comments above, what I heard was "Ugh, not again!" It's an ongoing pet peeve, nothing at all against you personally. Also, people are always going to assume the main photo for your Thing is a printed product until they read otherwise.
This is really cool, though. Thank you for sharing it and congrats on getting featured.

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