When playing your favorite video game, you often imagine how cool a movie based on the game’s plot could turn out. And now, fans of the adventures of Joel and Ellie, in anticipation of the release of The Last of Us show in 2023, can recreate the figures of the main characters using a 3D printer.
Anyone working with 3D models, printing figurines and collectibles, or useful things for a home could take full advantage of a free STL editor. Such software helps you to edit and repair STL files and improve (customize, scale up/down) your favorite projects.
Users with a 3D printer at home know that painting 3D prints is not a complicated but enjoyable procedure. We will get you through the steps of the priming and painting process in a way that will make you grab the paintbrush or spray paint in no time.
Not only kids dream about adding a Star Wars AT-AT Walker toy to their collection. Adults who love the franchise also collect articulated figures. But they often prefer 3D printing action figures rather than purchasing a factory piece, just like Tom Anton did. This hobbyist 3D printed articulated action figure of AT-AT Walker, impressively painted this 3D print and applied fantastic Star Wars crafts skills to recreate the explosion inside the model.
Back to the Future films of 1985, 1989 and 1990 became an international phenomenon and favourite movies of several generations. The fantastic invention of the eccentric scientist Emmett “Doc” Brown, a DeLorean car turned into a time machine, can be a part of your 3D printed collection. Hobbyist Carlos Diaz worked hard for approximately nine months on his printed and painted DeLorean 3D model. His masterpiece can now wow everyone and motivate you to start the same 3D printing project.
Fans of kaiju films rank Godzilla as the number 1 most iconic monster ever created. This big sea monster can be a part of your 3D printed collection if you also love kaiju characters, watched numerous Godzilla movies and enjoy the 3D printing hobby. A talented Gambody enthusiast, Kenny Kurtz, has already made a realistic 3D printed bust of Godzilla 2000 with LED lights. And he is happy to share his unique experience with anyone interested in painting 3D prints.
Fans of Final Fantasy 7 and Remake remember a playable character, beautiful FFVII Aerith Gainsborough. This pretty Flower Girl’s alternative name is Aeris. She is tender, magically gifted, joyful and carefree. No wonder the adorable Final Fantasy 7 Aerith figurine for 3D printing is so popular among the collectors of 3D printed video game models.
When you are a 3D printing enthusiast and fall in love with your hobby, you can devote many hours a week to learning, practising and sharing your knowledge with others. Two Gambody hobbyists, James Rooke and Michael Webb, started an impressive YouTube 3D printing channel with useful information. Here, they explain some 3D printing basics, review affordable 3D printers and showcase their fantastic models.
It is impressive when your favourite hobby can send you to the 26th century where meeting the Firefly-class ship is something ordinary. Gregory Belland already “travelled in time” and 3D printed a beautiful Firefly Serenity ship model. The talented hobbyist from California, USA, shared his tips on painting this remarkable spaceship and answered Gambody’s questions regarding his 3D print.
It is difficult to find a man who would not respect weapons and would not be interested in military affairs. What can please the eye of a true man if not a 3D printed tank model which combines the unrestrained power, war beauty and deadly grace?
3D printing crafters are very talented, hardworking, and patient people who are in love with their hobby. They spend many hours producing impressive 3D prints, and peering into their projects and lifestyle can inspire you. Joe Broggio is one of the crafters who enjoy 3D printing. We are happy to share our interview with this talented American enthusiast and show you some fantastic photographs of his 3D printed Godzilla figure and other works.