Contour and Cartoon Rendering with SOLIDWORKS and PhotoView 360 [VIDEO]

Javelin Tech Tips

You are probably already familiar with the amazing photo realistic renders that are possible using PhotoView 360 in SOLIDWORKS, but what if you want to render a high quality image that looks more like it’s been hand drawn? Photo Realistic Render.

UMBC Students 3D Scan Campus for Micro 3D Printed Map

3D Printer

Students at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County have used an octocopter to 3D Scan the school’s campus which was then rendered a digital model by Potomac Photonics via 3D Printing. So

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The Top 10 Stratasys Blog Posts from 2014: Cars, Monsters and Manufacturing

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

As we wrap up 2014, it''s time to take a look back at some of the amazing 3D printing stories and videos we''ve had the privilege to feature here on the Stratasys 3D Printing Blog. An artistic rendering of the final car model, in blue. And the top post for 2014… drum roll please….

Sifting through the features or "The Guide to Not Buying a 3D Printer"

Chopmeister's 3D Printing Stuff

A 3d rendering intentionally made to look like a 3d print. Example: [link] Open source is of course one of the main features but lo and behold: "The pressure control system of the nozzle is not the only patented feature which has been used within the design of the 3D Gence. The problem.

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BuildTak Review – The Ideal 3D Printing Surface?

3D Printing for Beginners

This does of course go somewhat against the concept of BuildTak since it is supposed to help you get rid of all makeshift adhesion aids. Upon removal of the model, it left its footprint engraved into the BuildTak sheet rendering that area completely useless.

3D Printing Invites You to Join the Avengers

3D Printing Review

SUPER AWESOME ME 3D printed iron man action figure with Hasbro Disney and Walmart to coincide with Disney’s Marvel Super Hero September, fans will get a chance to participate in in-store 3D scanning, in which their faces will be rendered as strikingly realistic 3D models to be placed on Captain America or Iron Man figurines to be 3D printed at 12? The print can either be picked up at the store or shipped to them in the course of four weeks. Hasbro, Inc.

HP’s bold plan to become the first mainstream 3D printing company

3D Printing Review

Of course, critics will contend that HP is doomed to become the next Kodak, a once-great company that never recovered when its core market — analog photography — got disrupted. During the HP launch event, it was even suggested that “3D renderings” might one day replace the photograph. (If

Artist Safeguards Job Security by Learning SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

The result: awesome renderings that lead to happy customers. Of course, it’s not always possible to please everyone. Sometimes she’s not a SOLIDWORKS fan because I’m on it late into night creating, but she’s of course thrilled for it helping our family to get back on track.”.

Sifting through the features or "The Guide to Not Buying a 3D Printer"

Chopmeister's 3D Printing Stuff

A 3d rendering intentionally made to look like a 3d print. Example: [link] Open source is of course one of the main features but lo and behold: "The pressure control system of the nozzle is not the only patented feature which has been used within the design of the 3D Gence.

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Announcing Our 10% Student Discount!


Because they’re thinking of 3D printing, of course! This discount expires on September 30, 2014. This is a CAD Render. Calling all students! i.materialise is now offering a 10% Student Discount for all students who qualify.

Engineering is Art: Q&A with Artist and Engineer Shane McKenna

The Solidworks Blog

I recently had the opportunity to connect with McKenna to discuss his passion for design, engineering, art, and, of course, SOLIDWORKS. McKenna : I was rendering a client’s part for presentation. Suddenly I could see how I could create art by creating a scene and rendering it.

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Generative 3d modeling for 3d printing workshop by parametric | art at Budapest 3D Printing Days

Algorithmic Art

The 3d tools which will be taught in this course are Rhino + Grasshopper and Meshlab; and we will optimize our 3d models for 3d printing using Netfabb Basic, Meshmixer and Repetier/Slic3r.

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CATI Tech Notes: SolidWorks Task Scheduler - Part 4

CATI Tech Notes

Bob McGaughey on SolidWorks 2014 on a 4k Ultra HD monitor 3840x2160. john white on SolidWorks 2014 on a 4k Ultra HD monitor 3840x2160. on SolidWorks 2014 on a 4k Ultra HD monitor 3840x2160. August 2014. July 2014. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014. February 2014. January 2014. How to Setup and Import ECO changes with 3DQPress inside SolidWorks » April 08, 2014.

3D Printing With Meshmixer: A Beginner-friendly Introduction to 3D Sculpting and Combining Meshes


And of course, this tutorial will be a quite useful one if you’re joining our Meshmixer Mix-a-Monster Challenge ! Basic rendering options make pretty screenshots, but advanced users might want to add in backgrounds or set up custom lighting. But How Do I Make a Render???

Getting Real and Opening Doors: 3D Printing and Hands-On Experience at Grants Pass High School


Some second-semester Freshmen who have completed their safety course use them, as well. Unfortunately, we lost a long-standing ceramics course at our school, which is one reason I’ve been adamant about keeping up with manufacturing technology – I don’t want to see them cut us, too.

SolidWorks 2014 What’s New – Chapter 3: SolidWorks Fundamentals, Part I

Rants and Raves Without Rhyme or Reason

This chapter of the SolidWorks 2014 Whats New document covers a lot of material, so we’ll be splitting it into two parts. Rendering. Network Rendering : Network rendering is now available for animations.

Jack Meyer Tells us How He Teaches Students to Design and Print Award Winning 3D Printed Metal Jewelry


Of course you would get your money’s worth, but every small change would have to be inspected and redone the hard way. This is a CAD Render. This ring (render) was designed by Holts Academy Senior instructor Jack Meyerign.

How to use Openscad, tricks and tips to design a parametric 3D object


Of course typos are still forbidden, as they generate "syntax errors": when Openscad does not understand what you are trying to tell him (i.e. The origin is shown as the intersection of the main long line segments of course. When rendered (F6), it will still be removed from the shape.

Honda Team Awarded a 3D Printed Trophy as Champions of the Inaugural FabCafe Mini 4WD Cup


Mini 4WDs presented with some awesome renders. These 3D Printed bumpers placed in the middle of the course made the race dramatic by kicking the fastest cars out of the track. Organized by FabCafe Shibuya, a Mini 4WD Cup was held on Sunday, August 31 in Tokyo.

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BPC's Day at the White House Maker Faire

Tales of a 3D Printer

The Maker Club (again) for a very successful debut at the San Mateo Maker Faire in May 2014, especially to those 7th graders (Flynn, Abe, Alexander, Jane, Daniel, Sam, Kyra and Emily) who volunteered their time at our booth. And of course, an honor to hear the President speak!

DIMENSIONEXT: Toy Time Turns Tech Terrific As 3D Systems Team.


The constant reinvention of Transformers fell into decline in the 1990s, with a mild success transitioning to computer renders animated series and various offshoots such as Beast Wars. This is far from the only application of course. Sunday, February 16, 2014. Pages. SECTOR NEWS.

What’s New in SolidWorks 2015: Chapter 3 – SolidWorks Fundamentals

Rants and Raves Without Rhyme or Reason

Welcome to week 2, which of course means chapter 3. This allows for more realistic Break Views in isometric (and other non-orthogonal) views and even renderings. The View Selector was introduced in SolidWorks 2014, and some improvements have been made for this version.

MakerHome: Day 216 - Tiling space with a weird squiggle


Sunday, March 30, 2014. In the second video, Mike and his kids show that two very odd shapes can be used to fill 3-space because pairs of them can combine to make a cube, which of course fills space. MakerHome. One 3D print every day from home, for a year. Welcome to MakerHome.

MakerHome: Day 320 - TRI Customizable Function Bracelet


Saturday, July 12, 2014. It took a while for me to figure out how to reliably construct a bracelet shell, and in the end of course it came down to some math! MakerHome. One 3D print every day from home, for a year. Welcome to MakerHome.

MakerHome: Day 201 - Saturday guest: owens and the.


Saturday, March 15, 2014. I laid out the four equilateral triangles and the three squares, and asked OpenSCAD to render the model. I methodically redid the vertices, making sure that each one was clockwise from the outside, and finally OpenSCAD would render the object. MakerHome.

Day 261 - Clearance stars


Sometimes with scaled floor plans it is difficult to tell if your setup is crowded or not. To test out the openness of our layout we printed two "clearance stars" to represent an individual''s personal space as they moved through the apartment.

The 3D Printers Are Coming: Dig More Coal?

RPM Tools

Most importantly, 3D printing is yet another feature in the suite of new technologies promising rising productivity, and thus in due course both wealth and job creation. They work a lot like the 2D printers that render a PCs words and pictures as images on paper. That will happen, in due course, but the physics of metals and energy are stubborn. This is the market that is currently driving the forecast that 100,000 machines will ship in 2014.

Day 230 - Sofamaker


Of course we could also have used the cube() command to make the rectangular solid, but taking the hull of spherical corners is what gives our sofas a rounded, comfy look. It''s official; we are moving to NYC this summer!

KiloPrint: A large scale, multi-format 3D printer

Open 3DP

Four sophomore students who were all members of the student 3D printing club:WOOF, set out to design and fabricate a large format printer (during one academic quarter of 2014). Rendering of the overall design concept}.

Believe in better products: see your design while you’re creating it

The Solidworks Blog

When it comes to 3D graphics, SOLIDWORKS raised the bar with RealView, SOLIDWORKS realistic interactive real time renderer. Ambient Occlusion is a way of looking at light that is bouncing off of the object itself, helping it look less rendered and more lifelike.

An Expert in Growing Plants – and Business – with Help from 3D Printing


We originally interviewed Rider in March of 2014, shortly after he began using the Afinia 3D Printer. Being able to show prospective dealers a physical replica of the product they could hold in their hand and test, rather than a 2D sketch or computer rendering, was a huge benefit.”

Jody Garrett Prints a Goat Skull that Screams “Fantasy”


It gives something back to the digital artist that traditional onscreen rendering methods have taken away. Of course Decimation Master in ZBrush is a no-brainer for printing, followed up with netfabb.

Concept Laser Founder and CEO Frank Herzog Named Finalist of the Deutscher Zukunftspreis (German Future Prize) 2015

Additive Manufacturing

It is awarded to developers from industry and science who have rendered outstanding services with projects and initiatives to Germany as an innovation location. With his nomination, Frank Herzog is now “among the best” Frank Herzog: “After the awards in 2014 (e.g.