We’ve often heard how an art piece looks so real, like it’s coming out of the frame, and it looks like the folks at WobbleWorks have managed to do just that with the 3Doodler. The 3Doodler is essentially a pen that allows the user to ‘draw’ 3D images by excreting out plastic that semi-hardens once it has been released. This lets the user construct (or draw) 3D images by tracing it out the same way they would on a piece of paper. As you can imagine, the “ink” in the pen would be plastic – ABS or PLA plastic to be specific which is the same type of plastic that can be found on 3D printers available in the market.
If this sounds like a pretty awesome tool you think will aid in your creative efforts, the 3Doodler is currently on Kickstarter and is seeking funding, in which successful funding will allow them to begin shipping the pen in September 2013 if everything goes according to plan. At this time of writing the 3Doodler Kickstarter project has managed to raise close to $50,000 which is well above its $30,000 goal. The folks at WobbleWorks were also kind enough to demonstrate the 3Doodler’s capabilities by drawing out a 3D drawing of Ubergizmo’s logo, as well as a portrait of Eliane (co-founder of Ubergizmo).
If you’d like to learn more about the 3Doodler or pledge your donation, head on over to its Kickstarter page for the details. Either that or you can check out the videos and attached images below which will show the 3Doodler in action.