smarthistory Smarthistory offers more than 1500 videos and essays on art from around the world and across time. We are working with more than 200 art historians and some of the world's most important museums to make the best art history resource anywhere. Use the "subject" pulldown menu (go to "Arts and Humanities") at the top of this window or click on the headings below to access our content: Art history basics First things first (you are here) The materials and techniques artists use Art 1010 Prehistoric art in Europe and West Asia
heekscad - Project Hosting on Google Code There is a fork of HeeksCAD at However, I have been working on this Google Code version quite a lot, recently. I have gone back to my older undo code and HeeksCAD is now quicker and easier for me to understand. I have removed constraints. HeeksCAD is not a parametric CAD system. HeeksCAD is an open source, CAD application written by me, Dan Heeks, email@example.com
3D Printing Solutions The power of CADspan is the geometry resurfacer; a new approach to file preparation for 3D printing. Rather than assume that the input data has been created with a solid modeling program and the file might need repair, repositioning, slicing or scaling, CADspan simply takes the approach that what you see on your screen looks like a model that should be printable. The CADspan engine uses your geometry to perform a virtual 'shrink-wrap' and outputs an entirely new STL file that describes the exterior of your CAD file. This new STL file is a single, solid object, ready to 3D print. 3D Design Software 101 3D Design Software 101 While MakerBot operators are more than happy to print the tens of thousands of incredible objects posted to Thingiverse, eventually many want to get started designing models of their own. Your mission: to create a solid, manifold (watertight) STL-formatted file for importing into MakerWare or ReplicatorG. STL is the most widely used format for stereolithographic CAD files, so the design application options are vast. ReplicatorG also offers experimental file import capability for OBJ and Collada, two other widely used formats, although the files are then converted to STL, and MakerWare supports OBJ as well as STL.
9 Best Free 3D Rendering Software For Windows Here is a list of 9 best free 3D rendering software for Windows. 3D rendering is a process of converting 3D model or 3D object into 2D image. The converted 2D image looks similar to its 3D model. 3D rendering is mainly used for converting 3D designed model and 3D animation into 2D format.
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I'm building a WebGL modelling tool for 3D printing 2 weeks ago Father Christmas delivered a MakerBot Thing-O-Matic 3D Printer to my office. I think I understand how it must have felt to own an Altair 8800 back in the day when the world was on the brink of the consumer computing revolution. Consumer 3D printing could be another such revolution. Tutorial - Copying tapes, LPs or MiniDiscs to CD This set of tutorials provides instructions on how to record audio material from a variety of sources and then deploy it to CD, your computer or portable music player. You can use Audacity and your computer to record sound from any external device which outputs an audio signal. Although cassette tapes and records (LPs) are the most popular examples, Audacity can be used just as easily to record audio from the following: Making vinyl to digital transfers is a skill and the more you do the more expert you will become. Consider starting out with some LPs or singles that you care less about and only ever played infrequently.
UNFOLD3D the best and fastest UV mapping generator / on-the-fly unwrapper 2014/03/21 Unfold3D Core inside Maya 2015 Unfold3D plugin is now included in standard into Maya 2015 and Maya LT. The plug in contains the two main features of the standalone : Unfold and Optimize.
An Open Web-based 3D Modeling Program for 3D Print… and More - SolidSmack There are only a few things that get me excited: mild shocks, alligator punching and web-based 3D. I wish I could say the following combined all three, but two outta three ain’t too shabby. Benjamin Nortier from London, UK has done the unthinkable.