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Model and 3D Printing : Pirate Coins


Darkfall writes:

In this Video, we will be creating stylized Pirate Coins or at least a coin with a skull on them.

They are fairly simple to create and it took hardly any time at all to print. Using a reference image, I create the Skull shape and if we want we can refine it with a Subsurf Modifier (I decided to remove the Modifier since the "rustic" look was more appealing).

We then simply join them together using a Boolean Modifier.

Once we are happy with it, we need to make sure we set the correct Unit scale otherwise we will have some trouble when it comes to the printing.

I then Exported the Model as an STl which you can download (link below), and then opened it up with my slicing software.

After printing, I first coated the coins in a Primer/filler and then painted on some gold leaf (or you can use gold spray paint for a cleaner look but I think the Gold Leaf works well for the aged look I was going for).

I wanted them to look even more old and worn so I painted them with some Acrylic paint to try and "age" them.

I hope you enjoyed this Video and as always, thanks for watching!.

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John Brook

I make Youtube tutorials for blender Users. From CG and VFX to Animations, Shorts and Asset Creation. I upload tutorials once a week along with any assets we create for you to use in your own projects.

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