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Digital Fabrication for Education

My project this week has two artistic inspirations: a butterfly print by Andy Warhol (see image displayed on the computer screen below) and traditional batik printing used in Southeast Asia.  In batik printing, a wax resistance technique is used to create multiple images of the same shape across a piece of cloth.

I tried to use the laser cutter to similarly duplicate three images of butterflies in a row, and show the butterfly in a gradual progression of flight. My design progressed from a flat sketch to a three dimensional laser cut design.

Arranging the pieces together...

The finished product is below.

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Comment by Kirti Patel on October 4, 2012 at 4:32pm

Very cool, like your inspiration and final product. 

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