Geometric Modelling

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Basic 3D geometric forms can be altered, repeated, and complicated — and will provide a structural integrity for your sculptures.

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Father Magnus Wenninger’s amazing 3D paper sculptures…

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http://www.sightunseen.com/2014/10/father-magnus-wenninger-mathematician/

Crazy German website featuring psychadelic paper models:

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http://www.polyedergarten.de/e_index.htm

3D geometry provides an adaptive mesh for digital rendering and animation programs.

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Examples of Sculptural Work employing 3D geometric forms by Laura Morotta

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Quick warmup:

MARSHMALLOW SHAPES!

In groups of 2-3 pick you will pick an animal and try to represent it geometrically using toothpicks and mini-marshmallows. You will have 20 minutes for this exercise. Try to consider the internal geometric structure of the sculpture as well as the exterior.

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