Feb.27, 2013

In Japan, Valentine's Day is typically a day that girls and women presenting chocolate gifts (either store-bought or handmade), to boys or men, as an expression of love. Handmade chocolate means sincerity, effort and emotion. After lettings ladies create 3D printed chocolate heads for Valentine's Day, Tokyo-based FabCafe is offering service that will let men to create a tiny, edible gummy replicas of themselves for March 14th White Day.

Of course this 'White Day' 2 days workshop is only for men.

Schedule of the workshop

Day 1:

  • 1. The men would get a full body 3D scan.
  • 2. Making 3D model in computer using 3D scanning data

Day 2:

  • 1. Print out the 3D portrait for creating a mold on a ProjetHD 3D printer from 3D Systems.
  • 2. Create a mold from the 3D printed prototype
  • 3. Pour gummy into the mold
  • 4. While waiting, enjoy a drink and demonstration of the 3D printer
  • 5. A gummy replica is ready to eat

Participants can learn about 3D modeling and how to create a mold in the workshop. After two days' classes they can bring home with a gummy replica of themselves made from love and sweat. The workshop costs only 6,000 Yen ($65). What a sweet idea!

Source: Spoon & Tamago






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