a happy cardboard flower

Nikolaus Gradwohl2011-11-01T09:46:40+00:00

I just printed some more feet for cardboard figures, because I needed one for a happy flower I made for my wife

happy flower

foggy wood with recursive trees

Nikolaus Gradwohl2011-10-30T08:27:59+00:00

My latest processing sketch draws a wood of recursive generated trees. To add some pseudo 3D effect, the trees are drawn smaller and lighter the further they are away from the viewer.

I also added a little noise to the angle of the branches to simulate a little bit of wind.

click here to start the sketch or download the sourcecode.

a foogy wood with recursive trees

isometric labyrinth

Nikolaus Gradwohl2011-10-29T07:28:38+00:00

I combined two of my older processing sketches - the labyrinth generator and the isometric drawing example

click here to start the sketch or download the sourcecode.

Isometric labyrinth

mesh made from hexagonal prism - another toxiclib experiment

Nikolaus Gradwohl2011-10-23T07:05:26+00:00

I played around with the volumetric utils from toxcilibs again, this time I made a structure out of hexagonal prisms. I think I will try to print this on my makerbot - should make a nice earring

click here to start the sketch or download the sourcecode.

mesh from hexagonal prisms

Cardboard Dragon with 3D-printed feet

Nikolaus Gradwohl2011-10-12T06:08:23+00:00

I made some cardboard figures using my markers and pastel-chalk. I cut out pieces of a cardboad-box and painted them white. Then I made some sheep and a dragon using and cut them out. Then I printed out some small feet on my 3D-printer (openscad source here)

card board dragon

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3D printed Heptagonal-Finger-Ring

Nikolaus Gradwohl2011-10-08T13:36:32+00:00

I just printed a Heptagonal-Finger-Ring for my wife. I like 3d printed jewelry. And I also like to work with heptagons. I dont't get that chance very often, since they don't make patterns that easy - at least not in an euclidian space that doesn't cause your mind to explode

you can download the openscad source or download the stl file if you like to print one yourself

heptagonal ring

personalizing an Ikea pen holder with an 3D-Printer

Nikolaus Gradwohl2011-10-05T06:54:09+00:00

I own a Ikea-pen holder on my desk which I like very much, but It has one very large compartment in the front, where I wanted to put my markers. Since I don't have enough markers to fill the whole compartment, I designed a small box in openscad and printed it on my makerbot - et voila! a smaller compartment for my pens.

The box is for sure not the biggest innovation in 3D desgin and I could have used cardboard boxes too, but I really like the idea using a 3D printer to personalize off the shelf furniture :-)

If you like to print your own you can download the openscad-source or download the stl-file

Pen holder compartments Pen holder compartments

3D eyes with parametric texture

Nikolaus Gradwohl2011-08-15T21:11:23+00:00

I made some 3D mousefollowing eyes in Processing. The texture is generated in the setup method by drawing blue and black stripes and wrapping it around a sphere.

Click here to start the sketch, click on the eyes to give it the focus and then move the mousecursor.

3D eyes

printable stitchmarks for knitting

Nikolaus Gradwohl2011-08-07T21:52:50+00:00

I needed a stitchmark for knitting my arigurumi and as a makerbot-operator I don't go and buy small plastick stuff - I print it :-)

And so I designed a stitchmark myself. Here is the openscad or the stl version, if you want to print one yourself

stitchmark for knitting

Swarming Sprites using GLGraphics

Nikolaus Gradwohl2011-06-27T05:45:07+00:00

This is a sketch featuring a lot of boids swarming in 3D. It's my first experiment with the current GLGraphics version

It's also my Day 27 project for 30DaysOfCreativity

click here to run it or download the code. This sketch needs opengl and a somewhat decent graphicscard to run.


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