Category : studio notes

2 years, 5 months ago Comments Off on contacting the lathe
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  I recorded the new raw to column and horizon videos with my GoPro camera. I had to make a custom attachment so the camera could mount to the body of the lathe safely while the wood was spinning. for the raw to column 04 (contact) and the upcoming horizon 05 video, I clipped piezo contact microphones directly to […]

2 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on Music for Drones: week 01 – learning to fly
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(crossposted from Robin’s blog: http://its-her-factory.blogspot.com/) christian.ryan and I, as citation:obsolete, are working on our #musicfordrones project. We received an internal grant from UNCC to purchase four DJI Phantom quadcopter drones, some mics, and other related equipment. This summer we’re beginning the actual work on the project. We’re in the very beginning of the project, the ‘sound research’ phase. […]

4 years ago Comments Off on Music for Drones: Introduction
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(note: this post is written by Robin James and originally appeared on her blog: It’s Her Factory) Drones are trendy. These days, seems like everybody has some use for and/or opinion about them. They’re the subject of a lot of art and literature, too. What if, instead of making art  about drones, we make art […]

4 years ago Comments Off on filamentdrawings
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examples about my ideas on 3D printmaking; idiosyncratic “failures” of the 3D printing process producing unexpected results. I’m not sure how I feel about all of them, but as drawings they’re one way to start thinking about the materiality of this strange filament thing… I’m particularly interested in the neon yellow “xox” – that was […]

4 years ago Comments Off on 3D printing @ UNCG (nov2012)
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3D printing demonstration for my Design II students at UNCG; november 2012. (photo credits: Angelina Diasparra.  thanks!)

4 years ago Comments Off on studio.FAB [beta_02]: moving fwd.
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after a few months of calibrating and tweaking [beta_01], it was clear things weren’t as stable or precise as I’d like. I think much of the instability was because of some necessary kludges (ugh, zip ties…) and that I used printed parts for a lot of the assembly. I knew [beta_01] was always just a […]

4 years, 5 months ago Comments Off on 3D printmaking
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now that studio.FAB‘s reached a pretty stable (?) point, I’ve decided to take a break from the development + engineering for a while and refocus back into art-making.  well…there’s actually plenty of technical stuff studio.FAB needs to do (CNC! plotter! cutter!) but a good portion of that development is on hold while I wait for […]

4 years, 7 months ago Comments Off on making progress on studio.FAB
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  I’m getting closer to a working beta prototype of studio.FAB.  today I finished up about 95% of the wiring and mounted the extruder and hot end, so  I thought I’d share images of my extruder/hot end setup.  many 3D printers have an extruder design that couples a geared motor that pushes the plastic filament […]

4 years, 8 months ago Comments Off on studio.FAB update
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so I _think_ the major build’s done (fingers crossed…) and over the next two weeks I’ll hopefully be able to install the electronics, motors, etc. because it’ll have a much higher fabrication quality than the machine I’m using now, I decided to initially configure the studio.FAB to do 3D printing just so I can print […]

4 years, 9 months ago Comments Off on a small preview: studio.FAB
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for the past few months, I’ve been designing a new 3D printer digital fabricator for the studio and (finally…) I think it’s time you get to see a little peak at how things are going. originally, I intended to design a cleaner, more accessible 3D printer for students and artists – but as I was […]