Aurora’s journey, documented as a series of episodes for social media, started back in April of 2021 as a series of 3D drawings. Aurora’s stunning completion is down to two of Paragon’s expert modelmakers, Lee Adams and Tristan Brown.
An interview with Jet Cooper, Creative Director and Head of 3D at Makinarium UK Ltd. Aurora is the brainchild of Jet Cooper, designed to demonstrate the versatility of 3D printing to the film industry.
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When Jet Cooper presented us with the first element of his vision of the future of prop and modelmaking, consolidated into the promised beauty of Aurora, he gave us 16 CAD files containing 20 parts. These would be assembled into her head.
If you are a Star Wars fan then you’ll have seen Josh Lee’s work. Lee is a big fan of SLS, a powder bed fusion 3D printing process using a reinforced nylon powder.
“If you could write DNA, you are no longer limited to ‘what is’, but what you could make.” Attr. Drew Endy, Prof. Bioengineering. Stamford University.
From dragons and dinosaurs to Star Wars, from helmets to helminths to labyrinths, from filigree to mini-trees, there is no need to tell prop and model makers of the distinct advantages 3D printing.