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3D Print Christmas Give Away

As it's Christmas, I'm giving away 3D prints! These aren't any prints, these are Christmas geometric themed prints, consisting of one 3D printed Christmas tree, and Christmas text, which coincidentally is the same font used in the updated Ard Digital logo :-) Anyway, if you fancy one

New London Award 2014 for Autor Architecure’s Junction Road

An architecture project I visualised a few months ago has won in the New London Awards for Housing in architecture, congratulations to Autor Architecture! The house sits on a small site in London, but this didn't stop Autor from being creative, and designing an award winning

Mini updates via Instagram

Just a quick blog post to say there will be plenty of mini updates to feast your eyes on via the glorious Instagram

3D Printer Arrives at Ard Digital

After recent success with 3D printing using several external 3D printing companies, I decided to take the plunge and invest in a 3D printer, and here it is, a FlashForge Creator! Image: Printer hiding away. One of the key reasons for purchasing a printer, rather that using

Apline Lodge CGI Breakdown – From 3D polygons to print

In this blog post, I'm going to give a very brief overview and breakdown of how an image goes from 3D polygons to an image ready for print. Image: From polygons to print Recently I completed the Alpine Lodge CGIs. This project is typical of the way

3D Printed Custom Duplo Blocks

Carrying on from previous posts and test, I decided to experiment further with 3D printing by creating custom Duplo blocks. Currently my 3 year old son is fanatical about Duplo and Lego, so for his birthday I though it would be nice to make some

3D Printed Custom Pen Holder

Following on from the 3D printed chair model blog post where I printed a chair model I created for a client, this post focuses on a 3D printed pen holder which was designed by myself and printed by 3D Print UK. The main purpose behind

2D Photo to 3D Virtual Model to 3D Physical Print

3D model libraries exist to allow digital artists to quickly populate their scenes with appropriate content. Using libraries for 3D models can be a time saver, and as such saves money and costs. But what happens when a specific model cannot be found in any

Incredible 3D Printed Coasters

3D printing is something I've been keeping a careful eye over the past year or so. I find the technology and possibilities absolutely incredible, and in the very near future I truly believe that 3D printing will be common place in every office, business, and

Ard Digital is 2 today!

Well that crept up on me! Anyway I'm very proud to say that today Ard Digital turned 2 today! This past year has been challenging as always, but I like to think I'm perhaps getting to grips with freelancing / running a business. I know