This model was created completely from scratch by one of our Objex designers, Craig Reid. Using ZBrush and some reference photos, the statue’s geometry is sculpted from a sphere using pulling and carving techniques, much like sculpting clay.
We chose to print the Guardian Lion model on the 3D Systems ProJet® 660Pro, a type of ColorJet 3D printer. ColorJet Printing (CJP) involves two major components: core and binder. Core material is spread in thin layers over the build platform with a roller. After each layer of core material is spread, color binder is selectively jetted from inkjet print heads over the core layer, causing the core to solidify. The build platform lowers with each subsequentlayer of core and binder until the model is complete.
The advantage to using the ProJet® 660Pro for this particular print is the ability to print in full photo-realistic colour. The 660Pro utilizes the full CMYK colour spectrum, printing true black for the most realistic colour representation. This kind of colour detail is only possible on a ColorJet Printer.
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Objex Unlimited 3D Printing Studio
Toronto’s 3D Printing and 3D Service Experts
Objex Unlimited is your resource for everything 3D.
We take great pride in the services we provide, and will find the best 3D printing solution for you.
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We offer a variety of 3D printers, 3D scanners and 3D software, and will work with you to find the best solution for your needs. We are an authorized reseller of 3D Systems, Artec Group, LMI Technologies, Geomagic and Agisoft 3D products.
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