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Transforming a 3D printer into wild animation

Transforming a 3D printer
into wild animation

by TODD STOLARSKI | April 6, 2015

Hmm, those circle looks strangely familiar.

Hmm, those circle looks strangely familiar.

So, this is the kind of riveting result that can happen when you bring together the modern magic of 3D printing, a camera, a talented design team and, well, fingernail art. Japanese filmmaker Mamoru Iizuka used a 3D System's ProJet 660 Pro to produce exactly 521 artificial fingernails. Frame by frame, the animated stop-motion video was rendered in Dragonframe software without using any computer graphics.

Below, the 'Making of...' video gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the modeling, printing, and filming process used to produce the final cut.

Full details and credits are available here.

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