3D Scanning and Printing Classic Art

PhD Student Tim Zaman takes a look at his and other projects reproducing classic fine art with contemporary 3D technology.

Here is a stop-motion video demonstrating Tim’s method of 3D capture using cameras which are commercially available:

… and here, an exaggerated 3D relief of a Van Gogh painting:

Tim also introduces a system put together by Canon called Océ which, using Tim’s data, can physically reproduce a scanned painting including physical relief:

You can read more about Tim’s work and the technology at his blog here

This is modern art actually.

(via variumfemina)