The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Mold-making and Casting

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“3D printing greatly expands the vocabulary for our students in mold-making and casting.  By introducing 3D scanning and printing into the course, we can take the same form and print multiple copies, change the scale and color, alter the form within the computer, and even invert the form to print a mold directly, which can then be cast into using a whole range of different materials” said Robin Mandel.

Faculty:  Robin Mandel, Assistant Professor
College:  College of Humanities & Fine Arts
Courses: ART360: Mold-making and Casting, ART 461: Advanced Sculpture


Robin Mandel and Dennis Spencer capturing a 3D scan of an artist created artifact