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Take a line - a profile of a face or curve of a body, or a
from a famous art work etc, and expand / railrevolve it
3D to make signature objects, like goblets, lamp bases,
Check out the link for an image of a goblet/trashbasket
with my striking profile....
what a handsome guy.
The first cup is a breast profile, thus the name, Bcup.
it should be FaceGoblet, or Faceware, or ProfileWare.
ProfileWare sounds like really borring Microsoft era
BreastCup and FaceGoblet
[JesusHChrist, Jan 27 2011]
[JesusHChrist, Jan 31 2011]
||For extra credit, develop a "while-you-wait" service to take a photo of someone's face and produce an object for them on the spot, using a 3D printer or a CNC lathe.
||The first picture is of man boob? (+)
||I don't want to know about your handle or spout, IT.
||I was thinking it could be made out of two faces on polar opposite sides and they blend together to make a nice marraige gift but apparently that's the first picture on second link.
||Yeah, unfortunately it does appear to be baked. My [+] remains, though, and it may be somewhat known to exist, but I'd prefer to draw the line somewhere short of 'widely', if that's at all possible.
||If this hasn't been done I'd be surprised. Still a nice idea, though.
||There was an exhibit in the Tokyo Electric Power Museum which took your profile and laser cut a small piece of card with it. It was in an open area, so I only did my face.