Tuesday, August 7, 2012

It's a 3D World

It's a 3D World


The Incredible Hulk and John Carter Get the 3D Printer Treatment

Posted: 07 Aug 2012 06:24 AM PDT

Maquette of the Hulk. Collaborative design by Marvel and Legacy Effects. Acrylic teeth, painting and fabric pants by Legacy Effects. 3D printed on Objet at Legacy Effects.

SIGGRAPH is the digital entertainment industry's most exciting tradeshow of the year. Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California on August 7-9, Objet will be exhibiting and presenting throughout the week.

Jason Lopes, Senior Technician with Legacy Effects Studio, will be giving a short presentation on Wednesday, August 8th at 10:00am in room 301B. The presentation will show how 3D printing has benefited Hollywood – with particular emphasis on the creation of special effects.

Jason is an expert presenter and an industry leader in rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, so if you have a chance, make sure to attend!

When and Where:
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Objet Booth # 245
Los Angeles Convention Center Room 301B
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon

In the meantime I leave you with some of his latest Objet 3D printed creations. These are 3D printed models created on Legacy Effect’s own Objet system, with post-painting. If you don’t recognize them (!) these were created for the 2012 blockbuster films The Avengers and the fantasy adventure, John Carter:

Back view of the Hulk. Created by Legacy Effects and Marvel. 3D Printed on Objet

 

Warhoon from "John Carter". Designed by Scott Patton at Legacy Effects. Modeled in Zbrush, 3D printed on Objet and painted at Legacy Effects

 

Warhoon maquette from "John Carter" – front view

 

Maquette of John Carter fighting a white ape. Designed by Disney production team, final 3D model finished in Zbrush at Legacy Effects. Painting, hair and 3D printing by Legacy Effects on Objet 3D printer

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