✍ Paradroid: how I did it

Steps to build a 2.5D Paradroid for 3D printing

It all started when I found some drawings of the character of the infamous computer game from the 80's.

The next step was obvious to me, just build a raster graphics of the beast using GNU/Octave. As is the original image needed some modification on order to be 3d-printed.

A=[1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1;
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1;
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1;
1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1;
1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1;
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1;
1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1;
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0;
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0;
0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0;
0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0;
0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0;
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0;
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0;
1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1;
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1;
1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1;
1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1];
imshow(A)

print -deps -color paradroid.eps
print -dpng -color paradroid.png

So added some extra squares to get the job done.

Then used the Inkscape-to-OpenSCAD plugin and got the final 3d model, after some editing on the output code.

And it prints nicely with a resolution of 0.2mm and a 20% infill.

You can get it here: https://www.youmagine.com/designs/paradroid-ornament-key-chain

Share and enjoy!

Palavras chave/keywords: paradroid, 3d, 3dprinting, 3dprint, game, math

Criado/Created: 03-05-2017 [13:31]

Última actualização/Last updated: 03-05-2017 [14:11]


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