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Medallion: 3D-printed Wall Plaques based on Procedural Modeling

Takayama, Joe (2016) Medallion: 3D-printed Wall Plaques based on Procedural Modeling. In: ADADA 2016 14TH international Conference for Asia Digital Art and Design Association.

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“Medallion” is a series of 3D-printed wall plaques featuring ornate shapes generated procedurally. The main purpose of this project is to sublimate a traditional beauty found in decorative ornaments into a modern algorithmic art by using a combination of procedural approach in Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) and 3D-printing technology which has been growing rapidly. Each medallion was generated by using metaballs which are a kind of modeling method in CGI. A drawing algorithm for metaballs was modified and optimized for generating ornate relief-like objects in this project. Also, regular-polygonal shapes were used for the process of density calculation in drawing metaballs. Generated patterns were converted into 3D models, and the models were 3D-printed finally. The resultant artworks have been displayed at several art exhibitions; some of them was intended to display traditional art forms such as paintings and sculptures.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: 3D Printer, Metaball, Ornament
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N7560-8266 Special subjects of art
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts > N81-390 Study and teaching. Research
Divisions: Universitas Multimedia Nusantara
Depositing User: mr admin umn
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2018 09:54
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2018 09:54

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