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Art’s new dimension

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The Sydney Morning Herald ~ Spectrum

"3D printing has launched a creative revolution.

Imagine a replica of Michelangelo's David with those unnaturally large hands rendered in chocolate. Art that you know, but not as you know it.

That's the idea behind the Powerhouse Museum's forthcoming exhibition Eat the Collection, which uses three-dimensional printing to replicate items from the museum's collection in chocolate."

"Most 3D printers work by building layers of material on top of one another and can take hours to complete a print job. Janelle Wilson creates jewellery based on fractal shapes using the precision of 3D software and printing. She started using the new technique a few years ago.

''I'm a bit of a geek. I just started mucking around with the software and went from there,'' Wilson says."

Read the full article here ⇒  The Sydney Morning Herald

25 May 2016:  Article by Sarah-Jane Collins & photos by Janie Barrett Read

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