The work is 3D printed but not entirely ; it’s a hybrid involving steel, quartz, copper, iron, slate, resin and of course, 30 micron layers of 3D printed Objet VeroClear material.
A hybrid of traditional sculptural techniques and state-of-the-art digital modeling and 3D printing, she has been built with the aim of inspiring other traditional artists to adapt and embrace new technology in their work, rather than to fear it; to create objects of beauty and awe that until now were impossible to build in the real world, and to continue to learn and develop, remaining as fluid as the constantly changing world in which we live.
it’s a hybrid of traditional and advanced making technologies. The 3D printed part is the very numerous wing feathers, which are coated with a beautiful copper veneer patina. Interestingly, the unique “nicks” in the feathers were not 3D modeled; they were simply added manually after the 3D print.
The work is quite large, being life size. It’s composed of two pieces, the lower of which is the pair of feet