Designer creates eye-catching metallic Egyptian figurines using simple 3D printed plastic molds

Designer creates eye-catching metallic Egyptian figurines using simple 3D printed plastic molds

3D printing hobbyists are increasingly finding themselves spoilt for choice when it comes to affordable, good quality FDM printers, but 3D printing with metallic materials is still something that is prohibitively expensive. One designer recently came up with a neat solution to this problem, by 3D printing PVA molds that could then be used to cast objects with a metallic fluid. Her method achieved some great results, creating a range of impressively detailed figurines with an antique metallic look and feel. Designer Eliza Wordel first had the idea as she wanted to find a way of making some Egyptian-themed […]

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