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3D Penny-Powered Pixel Art Blocks - Video Game Art

by tonyyoungblood Sep 2, 2018
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That looks AMAZING!!!!!!! May I post this picture in the pics above, crediting you?

Ya that’s fine i can take a better one if you whant

The wallart is fine, but where do I get the cat?

you should make this 75% smaller witch would nore then cut it in half i like the idea that you can build up one but i would rather have half the print time

When you say 75 percent smaller, do you mean 25 percent smaller, so that it is 75 percent of the original size?

ya now that i think about it

I LOVE this i am making a balloon fight, mario, and link one thatnks!!!

nvm just doing mario ran the numbers it would take me 4.4 days just to do the 150 pixels needed for mario alone im still going to do it thoug have everything on this if you would like to do the same just equate to your printer
Mario’s pixel count / time index
150 total
5 have
145 to go
around 42min for each print
101.5 Hours or 4.4 days of print time from 145

Haha, yeah, I feel you! The Stardew Valley chicken took me like 10 days to print. Would you be interested in half-sized blocks? I thought about designing some.

By the way, did you have to print many tests to get the penny grip just right?

no that was fine i just needed to get my bed leveld and thats it the penneys are hard to get out but thats it

and ya half size would be cool but i like the penney thing it cool

Pro tip: print the pennies

that would be counterfeit lol

I like it! I've printed the Mario World moon and was gonna do the fire-flower but dreaded painting the pixels....this is a good way around that. The pennies as connectors/biscuits are a great idea too!

If I don't have the color of filament I can just group the blocks together in whatever color I wanna paint and just spray paint away, it'll be much faster than doing it by hand. :)

Thank you! Totally fine to group the blocks together and spray paint. I HIGHLY recommend spraying them with a white primer first. It'll reduce the number of final coats you have to do.

My cat "helps" when I print too.

Haha. When I was taking the picture, I asked my wife to find something to hold up to show the scale. And she picked our cat!

v cute cat, lovely pink toebeans and funny face. 11/10

Nice print too.