“Medallions” by Takayama

Conference:


Title:

    Medallions

Presenter(s):



Abstract:


    This work is a series of 3D-printed wall plaques featuring ornate shapes generated procedurally. The main purpose of this project is to sublimate a traditional beauty found in decorative ornaments into a modern algorithmic art by using a combination of procedural approach in Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) and 3D-printing technology which has been growing rapidly. Each medallion was generated by using metaballs which are a kind of modeling method in CGI. A drawing algorithm for metaballs was modified and optimized for generating ornate relief-like objects in this project. Also, regular-polygonal shapes were used for the process of density
    calculation in drawing metaballs. Generated patterns were converted into 3D models, and the models were 3D-printed finally


Type:



Art Paper/Presentation Type: