When you were a kid, chances are, you had different action figures among your stack of toys: superheroes that fought the bad guys, pretty dolls with long silky hair and a bunch of different color dresses, and we all wanted to be a little like them. Well, we have some great news for you! Now, with the use of Artec’s amazing 3D scanning technology you can!
3D printing, as with other kinds of 3D technology, has developed significantly in recent years. Now, together with Artec’s most popular scanner, you can make custom action figures easier than ever before. Personalized figures of yourself in 3D are a great way to mark memorable occasions, such as graduation, wedding or an anniversary. You can also capture multiple people and even animals to create a unique family portrait in 3D! Personalized action figures can be presented to your nearest and dearest on birthdays, christenings and many other occasions that require an unforgettable gift.
Although it might all sound like rocket science, it is quite simple to create your own custom action figure:
Find a scanning point that uses either Shapify Booth or Eva handheld 3D scanner. We have all of them listed on our scanning point map, making it easier to find the closest one to you.
Strike a pose and get ready to be scanned! Both Eva scanner and Shapify Booth are absolutely safe to use and guarantee amazing results each time. Your whole body is scanned from head to toe in a matter of seconds or minutes, and all you have to worry about is just standing there, looking great!
Once you are happy with the way the 3D model looks, you can also decide on how large it’s going to be, choosing from a range of different sizes.
Show up for the scanning session. Think of what you would like your action figure to look like and don’t worry of you are not sure, scanning specialists will help you choose the best position. For the best results, watch this video on full body scanning with loads of helpful tips and tricks, before going in to get 3D scanned.
The data from your 3D scan will be fused into a 3D model that you can view and edit prior to 3D printing your figure.
A custom action figure of yourself is printed out from quality materials and ready for you to collect and show off to your friends and family. Go on, we know you want to!
…this isn’t a 3D print you’d get from a standard 3D printer. This is a totally different material that is full color and, thanks to the powerful high-resolution scans, has some crazy fidelity to it.
We are confident customers will embrace this technology. While it’s still wonderful to have collections of photos, the Shapify Booth offers a new way to revisit a memory with a 3D portrait.
It’s like looking in the mirror. Wow!