Eric Morecambe statue by Graham Ibberson 3D Scanning Art and sculpture

3D optical scanning & measurement can open up a world of possibilities for your 3D art and sculpture

These accurate techniques can deliver a true & accurate representation of your work, for commercial, insurance or restoration purposes.

From building rapid prototype models for pre-sale display and to produce casting moulds, creating precise maquettes from your original model, or using the scan data to aid repairs if required, PES Performance allow you to retain complete control of your work.

Pieces can be scaled up, scaled down, sectioned, reproduced, and adapted for whatever you require. Quickly, accurately and cost effectively. 3D digital archive for records, insurance or restoration purposes. Scan data can be used if the original is damaged or vandalised to aid perfect repairs.

Benefits of 3D Optical Scanning for art and sculpture include;

Accuracy & Flexibility

  • Optical scanners can deliver a scan accuracy of 0.040mm.
  • The scan data can be scaled up or down as required. We have accurately scaled a 300mm sculpture up to 20 metres for a fabricated iconic landmark piece.
  • Helps the artist to deliver a true & accurate representation of their work; something that cannot be produced by a modeller.
  • If a finger-print is on the original sculpture that will be captured in the scan data. The artist can sit with our engineers and clean up the sculpture scans digitally if required. The artist retains full control.

Insurance & Restoration

  • 3D digital archive for records, insurance or restoration purposes.
  • Scan data can be used if the original is damaged or vandalised to aid perfect repairs
  • Data is owned by the artist and the uses of this data are limitless.

Increasing commercial opportunities

  • 3D rendered images can be produced as a sales or presentation tool.
  • Data can be used to build rapid prototype models for pre-sale display for clients and also used to produce casting moulds.
  • The scan can be sectioned,ie; to mount sculptures on walls or create scaled busts
  • Small fabricated figures can be scanned and scaled up to create large public sculptures.
  • Faster and incredibly accurate way to reproduce a range of maquettes from the original model.
  • Moulds for casting can be produced direct from the data – no need to create models.
  • The data can be used to deliver 3D interactive computer models.
  • Manufacturing drawings or files can be created to help with manufacture.

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Photogrammetry

Photogrammetry provides a very high accuracy 3D measuring machine for large objects and can be used independently of environmental conditions; within climatic chambers or in the open air.

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