HOW: To Make 3D Heads

how to 3d head

If you’re looking for a way to make a 3D head – either for an art project or as a fun gift, check out  Paper-Kit. It’s a simple and easy-to-use web app that lets you turn your own portrait photos into 3D heads that you print, cut out, and assemble yourself. Next Halloween you can go as your own blockhead self!

The main thing you’ll need to do is photograph a head from three different angles: one from the front and two from the sides. You then upload those photos into the app. It’ll then turn those photographs into a digital 3D model, which you can then print out as a PDF kit for €2 (~$2.60). The model is broken down into a large number of small shapes that you’ll need to cut out and put together.

Link to PaperKit

We are hoping that a few of you will do this and send in some photos to Eclectix. We would love to see the results – they would make a great post with the real vs. the paper head shots, side by side.

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