3D Printing in the art industry has enabled the creation of some impressive and modern 3D printed art works that were not possible before.
This is possible because 3D printers offer a number of advantages in the visual appearance, functionality and fabrication of art works.
Visually, they enable artists to create art works with finer details and more complex shapes & textures. As well as digitally controlled colouring and any transparency.
Functionally, the hardness and flexibility of art works can be adjusted to any level required.
All these abilities give artists greater design freedom when creating their designs and ideas.
On the fabrication side, the advantages of 3D printing allow for faster fabrication of shapes and control of their internal structures. Including increases in efficiency and sustainability by having fewer manufacturing processes, a lack of molds and reduced waste.
These advantages can be seen in the photos of 3D printed art selected for the gallery below.