Scanned Faces as 3D-printed Masks

Lorna Barnshaw hat die Ergebnisse aus verschiedenen 3D-Scan-Softwares und Programmen, die 3D-Modelle aus Fotos errechnen, auf einem 3D-Printer ausgegeben. Spooky!

UK-based artist lorna barnshaw has realized a triptych of 3D printed facial studies called ‘replicants’, each created using a different computer application, software, and printing method as an output source. wanting to replicate reality as closely as possible, she interfered with the technological counterpart minimally, moving humanity through a digital filter and bringing it back into the physical world.

the result is a series of mask-like sculptures, with characteristics unique to each computer platform used — one of the pieces used an autodesk program as its modifier, which turns photographs into 3D models to be printed. the outcome manipulated the facial elements into unusually shaped representations of themselves. another study, whose output method was cubify, is a highly abstracted, geometric reinterpretation of the human face.

3D printed facial studies by lorna barnshaw (via Creative Applications)