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ABS to Bronze

After a few weeks of testing 3d pens, an idea came to me: What if I turned ABS to Bronze with the lost wax casting process? The first step towards this feat was to find a piece that would turn into a glorious sculpture or get destroyed in the process. The winning object was a red ABS plastic heart I had sketched days before: ABS to Bronze — Step 2 Sprues were to be...

3d bird sketched with LIX pen

3d Raven sketched with LIX PEN

Another bird sketched with the LIX pen, this time I decided to make moving articulations and make this bird fly. This 3d pen is a nifty tool and it does bring some amazing possibilities into the world of design. Check the final result on the official social media accounts for this gadget. There’s a nice video which shows the various movements this bird can do...

ABS plastic sculpture made with LIX

ABS Plastic Bird sculpture made with LIX

Another day, another lix sculpture, except this time I wanted to create a perfect sphere out of ABS plastic. This feat took at least a couple of days, and a BUNCH of ABS filaments for the LIX pen. I’d recommend ABS plastic when working with LIX, PLA is a softer material and it goes way too fast for my liking. If you’re a 3d pen beginner, or you’re...

Quick 3d pen sketch with LIX pen

Quick 3d pen sketch

I wanted to come up with a quick 3d pen sketch, so what better subject than a small bird? Using PLA as my material, I drew this bird with my old LIXPEN. I discovered PLA is way softer than ABS, and it comes in many different textures such as bronze and wood. Sketching this bird took less than an hour.   Bird on the ball from @theriikc #ball #bird #3dprinting...