Noble, honest and just, Roman general Maximus Decimus Meridius became a hero of his time. And now he can become the hero of your collection of models and figures printed on a 3D printer. Arnd Dorn’s project can inspire you to new hobby exploits. This gifted enthusiast turned the STL files of the Gladiator 3D model for printing into a colourful figurine that can decorate any home.
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.
Anyone who has played StarCraft remembers zerg units, which are represented by different forms. The basis of any zerg army is the hydralisk. Suppose you wish to create your fictional arm forces from your favourite video game. In that case, you can make StarCraft Hydralisk figure on a 3D printer.
Are you ready to “Rip… and… tear?” A famous playable character of Doom video games can come to life on your 3D printer. Talented hobbyist Krystian Granatowski recreated an inspiring PLA version of Doom Slayer figure on his Prusa i3 MK3S printer. He is willing to share his tips and tricks on printing and painting the Hell Walker with Gambody readers.
The stunning Varian Wrynn 3D print made by hobbyist Gareth Lee is a must to see. This WoW figurine boasts so many details, has such beautiful bulky armour and Shalamayne sword that working on this project is a real privilege for many fans of 3D printing technology and modern video games. Gareth agreed to share his painting tips and reveal some secrets that let you turn a 3D printed figurine into a real masterpiece.
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?
Baby Yoda and Master Yoda are among the 2020 trends thanks to The Mandalorian TV series and new Star Wars episode. 3D printing community is keeping their hands on the pulsating trends, so seeing many impressive Yoda masterpieces is something pretty much expected. However, some makers can still surprise you by scaling up their prints and coming up with a giant 3D printed Master Yoda model as Tom Anton did it.
Gambody community loves stunning 3D prints shared by its members. One of the most recent shares was Zelda Link figure. Walton Harris crafted it for his daughter, as a Christmas gift. And this present looks unique, filled with love and many fantastic details.
Many hobbyists who have a 3D printer at home are always interested in learning how to paint 3D printed objects. It is best when you can find a detailed guide on mastering technique on the model you have just crafted. This way, you can see all the nuances and create a real masterpiece. Thus, if you are working on Marvel Comics characters now, you will find our guide to Iron Man 3D print painting useful.
A true artist always finds a way to complete a project of which he would be proud. Gambody 3D printing enthusiasts are real artists. They are willing not only to post impressive photos of their finished 3D prints to Gambody Facebook Group but also to share their tips and tricks with anyone interested. At the end of September, David Emanuel posted images of his finished StarCraft 2 Terran Marine figure, which looks fantastic with real lights and the most exquisite details.
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.
Famous space alien monsters, also known as The Yautja or Predators, are popular models among 3D printing enthusiasts. Making a perfect figurine on your own is a time-consuming but enjoyable process. You can download high-quality STL files with your desired creature to 3D print it at home. To finish it, you can follow a step-by-step 3D print painting tutorial that explains how you can complete your life-like Predator bust like a pro.
We dare say the latest roundup has achieved much success in encouraging Gambody friends to take up projects for 3D printing that they haven’t considered before! And we have no intention to slow down. Let’s continue in the same spirit! The following list of 3D printing models submitted in October 2018 features characters and objects to please every taste and requirement.
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The name of Groot is on the lips of all the Guardians of the Galaxy movie fans. Those who watched the second movie had fallen in love with the baby version of the famous character. The level of cuteness has dangerously increased in the past week in our office as we have witnessed the production of the sweet baby.
This is probably the most frequent question I am asked whenever I buy a new set of STL files – why would I buy STL files that must be 3D printed, sanded and painted when I can go to a toy store or a hobbyist store and buy the item in a beautiful box.