Francesca Sargent

Change of location, brain scans, Mineways, OBJs, smiles 🙃

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I didn’t wait until the morning to try Mineways. More on that in a second, though. We have been notified of a particular place of interest within the data, this being in Luton – it feels good to have a central place of significance to work on now. The area is about 520msq, made up of four voxel ’tiles’, so I spent some time bringing other parts of the project up to date with that. Alas, four delicious cross section scans: Jo has also started to 3D print earlier Fluxus…read more

Exporting OBJs from Minecraft for 3D printing (spoiler, not so fabulous)

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After rendering voxel data in Minecraft Pi, the next logical (and exciting) step was to export the blocks as a 3D file ready for 3D printing. Jo is the master of all things 3D and tangible, so I have been very excited to send this off to her – after a day of dallying around, we are definitely closer to that goal. Still new(ish) to thinking in 3D, I found Dave’s wisdom invaluable in this transition, so thank you 👌. Up to this point, I had been exporting .OBJ files…read more