TO CREATE ART Artists can sculpt and design art in 3D animation programs. The design might be very complicated to build manually but could easily be replicated by the 3-D printer in a variety of materials that the artist can choose from. Photo: Business Week
EDUCATION Students can design and create a variety of things, which will tap into their critical thinking skills. There are many subject areas that this technology relates to: Music, Art, STEM, Industrial design, Architecture, Medicine, etc.
OTHER USES• Toys and Action Figures• Gadgets• Fashion/Jewelry• Items for the Home• To see a variety of 3-D printed products for visit Photo:http://www.shapeways.com/http://www.shapeways.com/ a 3-D printing marketplace andcommunity.On this site you can upload designs or choose from existingwork and have it printed in different materials.
MORE USES• Prototypes for manufacturing Graphic: http://individual.troweprice.com/public/Retail /Planning-&-Research/Connections/3D-Printing• The medical Industry: surgeons are creating body parts, bones and prosthetics.• Costume and set designTo learn more about the uses of 3-D PrintingPlease visit http://individual.troweprice.com/public/Retail/Planning-&-Research/Connections/3D-Printing andhttp://10-things-3d-printers-can-do-now/