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An Interview with artist Paul Effinger about 3D printing and investment casting

GUEST: Podcast Host Bridgette Mongeon talks with Paul Effinger about the advances in 3D printing as it pertains to bronze casting. Effinger is featured in Mongeon’s book 3D Technology in Fine Art and Craft: Exploring 3D Printing, Scanning, Sculpting and Milling.

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Many artists and vendors are featured in Bridgette Mongeon’ s book. The Art and Technology podcasts help us to get to know artists and author.

Paul Effinger is a digital sculptor who is exploring different methods of bronze casting other than the lost wax method of bronze casting. He is exploring z corp printing in a cellulose powder, infiltrants and others.

Effinger worked 13 years in the gaming industry creating for published titles as lead Character Artists & Animator and contributed to many others as an independent contractor. He strives to see some of his creations into physical forms and loves the feel of bronze. This has caused him to explore in different areas of 3d printing and investment casting. The processes and pitfalls of 3D printing are featured in chapter 7 of the Digital Sculpting with Mudbox: Essential Tools and Techniques for Artists

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Paul Effinger’s work is featured in the chapter, Foundry of the Future in Bridgette Mongeon’s book 3D Technology In Fine Art and Craft: Exploring 3D Printing, Scanning, Sculpting and Milling

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