OC Mini Maker Faire 2013 in Irvine, California was a great opportunity to explore and learn more about 3D Printers.
The process is fascinating to watch.
The actual replication is done fairly quickly
|3D Plastic Printed Puzzle|
and the finished product is an amazing 3D replica of the original digital model.
The upside of this process is that it allows for an artist to create prototypes.
They can also produce multiple pieces to sell at small venues.
The artist controls the finished product from design to finish.
There are a large selection of 3D printers out in the market now.
That being said, the wax can vary in colors, texture and thickness. The amount of the plastic materials various in accordance to the digital model specifications. The price on these printers can vary as well.