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An Alien Thing

by stevemedwin, published

An Alien Thing by stevemedwin May 7, 2013

Description

As I continue to learn and explore the capabilities of ZBrush, I keep returning to these alien creations. Some day I will figure out why. I certainly enjoy the contrast between a pure geometric shape like a sphere with an organic creature that could be a plant or a many armed thing.

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Two options: try editing the STL file and make it hollow or drill a hole afterwards and then insert the LED.
If the flowerpot would be hollow, then it should be possible to print without any infill to save time and material, plus it would make a nice effect when led`s in the inside shine trough the buds...

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Instructions

I used ReplicatorG to prepare the file, a MakerBot Replicator2 with the Replicator 2 slicing defaults and the following settings with white ProtoParadigm PLA to do the printing:

Infill = 10%
Layer Height = 0.200
Shells = 1
Feedrate = 40
Travel Feed = 55
Temperature = 220

I used a raft with full support.

If the flowerpot would be hollow, then it should be possible to print without any infill to save time and material, plus it would make a nice effect when led`s in the inside shine trough the buds...
Two options: try editing the STL file and make it hollow or drill a hole afterwards and then insert the LED.
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