Monday, July 26, 2010

He of the Bloody Tongue

This is probably the most unusual bit of Lovecraftiana I've ever posted about, but I have a feeling it's a look at what the future holds.

Ean Moody sent over a link to his latest project- a virtual sculpt of Nyarlathotep's "Bloody Tongue" aspect available on Shapeways. One click and you can have a copy custom manufactured by an industrial 3-D printer. Here's a video featuring the digital model:

This technology is already having an impact in the miniatures market. As costs fall I can see it producing an explosion of creativity as everyone starts utilizing micro-scale manufacturing for hobby and short-run projects.

1 comment:

Lazarus Lupin said...

wow this is the future. Very star trekian.

Lazarus Lupin
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