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Sculptors dig deeper into technology

NextEngine scanning softwareWhen I heard that the International Sculpture Conference was coming to Phoenix, I knew I wanted to be involved.  I joined the International Sculpture Center, the organization that sponsors it, and began deciding what I wanted to attend.

One of the sessions I signed up for right away was “3D Body Scanning and Prototyping Workshop.” It was to be held at Arizona State University, one of the largest universities in the United States, which is in Tempe, part of the metro Phoenix area. The workshop was organized by Dan Collins, a professor and longtime 3D printing enthusiast whom I first met last year through the Shemer Art Center 3D printed art show “Materialize.”

I didn’t know much about body scanning, but I thought it would be an interesting adjunct to my work with 3D printing. Little did I know that Dan would ask me to be part of the session ….

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