The large Luna Part Electric Tower is being glued! I found I need two parts reprinted but here it is… All 19 layers of it – 118 3D prints plus trimming details. 3 months worth of work. I can hardly wait to see it assembled!Read More Saturday Night Gluing Party
Last month I did a Makerfaire event for PepsiCo with the agency Sparks & Honey. I made 3D portraits for all the employees there. I’m just sending out the last batch of prints to all the PepsiCo employees we scanned. As a special thank you I’m throwing in these two jumbo blue prints of the […]Read More Juicy Blue Pepsi Prints
My old boss (and one of my favorite artists) Donald Lipski and his wife Terri made it out to the Coney Island Scan-A-Rama 3D Portrait studio yesterday. It was great to scan them and give them a personal tour of my show in the Coney Island Museum!Read More 3D Scanning One of My Art Heroes- Donald Lipski!
I recently travelled to Detroit to set up the Scan-A-Rama 3D Portrait Studio at Theatre Bizarre, a massive haunted masquerade ball that takes place in the largest Masonic Hall in the universe! It was the first time I have scanned in full color, and though I’m not quite up to printing in full color yet, […]Read More HAPPY HALLOWEEN From Theatre Bizarre… in 3D!
One of the local Coney Island guys I have known since he was a boy died this week. Carlos had a heart attack just short of celebrating his 40th birthday. He was a hustler at one of those crooked game joints you can never win at, but he was a nice guy underneath it all. […]Read More R.I.P. Carlos
I’m due to be in a Coney Island themed show at Yale University galleries this January. They want to place my 3D portraits adjacent to an Edward Kelty sideshow photo, so they want a similar grouping of performers. Maybe something like this would be good? WDYT?Read More Scan-A-Rama Sideshow Portraits
My lecture from World Makerfaire New York has just gone live- Watch it on YouTube as I talk about my project and the history of technology as entertainment:Read More My Makerfaire Lecture: Recreating Historic Coney Island, One Layer at a Time
My first model of the Electric Tower was designed in SketchUp and lacked the ornate detail of the original Luna Park architecture. that’s why I chose Zbrush as the software to model Luna Park with. The software allows for the kind of detail the original park had. Furthermore, the tower that is currently featured in the Thompson […]Read More Luna Park’s Electric Tower- ALmost Ready for #3Dprinting !
This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to make 3d scanned portraits of two young couples from Staten Island. It was very sweet to see young love at work. I’m quite pleased with these scans and will be printing them today. They were young but the girls were hopeful about them one day being used […]Read More Young Love in Coney Island!
Today I am setting up a display in the Manhattan Makerbot Store windows. The windows will feature some of my favorite 3D portraits and a smaller version the Luna Park Tower. The work will be there for the month of July and I will be speaking there on July 10. To attend or find out […]Read More Makerbot <3's The Great Fredini!