Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Talosians PP



Monday, October 23, 2017

Week 08

-Due on October 31st, at least 2 chimeras.

-Work week, printed my first one, there was a little problems with the orange color, the FDM just didn't like that color, so we ended up printing in white, it came out great! Yeah...

-Ready for SLA resin....

Star Trek research

-In "The Cage" wroten in 1965 but broadcasted in 1988.Talosians abduct Captain Christopher Pike (Jeffrey Hunter) and imprision him, making the human Pike see what they want him to see, and its all in the person's mind. Talosian: George Clayton Johnson.

-In the year of 2254, the Enterprise in en route to Talos IV to rescue survivors. They learn that all the survivors are illusion but one attractive female. They Talosians make any effort to make Captain Pike attracted to Vina, but when pike escapes the cage, the Talosians reveal the Vina's real appearance as a disfigured older woman. Pike requests tat the Talosians restore her illusion of beauty and the Enterprise leaves Talos IV.

Some influences of Star Trek:

-The inventor of first non-vehicular cell phone, Martin Cooper, states he was motivated to develop it from watching Star Trek.

-Nasa employed actress Nichelle Nichols, who played Uhura, to help recruiting African-Americans and women to become astronauts.

-Whoopi Goldenberg was inspired by Nichelle Nichols to get into acting.

-A child seen Star Trek for the first time , ran around the house screaming "Hey mom, look! There is a black woman on the tv and she ain't no maid".

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

week 7

Working on the chimeras ....
At least 2 printed ones by Oct 31st....

Meanwhile do some research on Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry

Key Words: Ideal future, self-governed groups, look at Star Trek as a social and cultural influence, social cultural force, people, society, culture.

Resources: google citation, google books, worldcat.org, memory-alfa.wikia.com.

More Meshmixer:

Boundary, vertices, edges, triangle or faces.
Check "watertight", make solid.

When ready to print use STL binary.

Sky Lab 3D printing

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Week 6

Special guest Katy Hendry

Pensacon on february 2018, 4 students will be selected and 26 pieces reproduced.

Theme: Starwars

Send work by January 15th 2018.

First Project Critique was on October 5th.

Nice works out there! The jelly fish was adorable!

My first option for the project did not work out well, I had troubles finding the right paper, so I went for plan B and designed a simple halloween lamp, and it may have been too simple...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Week 05

New Content: Meshmixer software for 3D Printing

Most common files: STL,OBJ,AMF
Other formats: PLY, OFF

*STL: any printer should take it.

Project2: Design at least 3 "related chimeras"

Went over basic tools: brushes, falloff, sculpt, shrink, smooth.

Check for water tight ( if design is sealed)