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SoVA Makerspace

Students participating in Making of the Masses workshop, creating 3D printed objects, such as a cube, the nittany lion shrine, and other bright colored geometric objects.

The School of Visual Arts Makerspace is a hub of creation and fabrication, and contains 3D scanning and printing equipment, robust computer workstations, as well as a CNC milling machine and a custom-built 3d clay printer. It a space for discovery and making, and it’s always changing and updating to empower student creativity.

  • 10 3D printers for plastic printing, two with multi-color capability
  • 2 portable iPad-based 3D scanners
  • A stationary Microsoft Kinect based 3D scanner
  • A medium sized CNC milling machine capable of milling sheet materials including wood and aluminum
  • 15 computer workstations with 3D modeling, graphic design, and video editing software
  • A custom large-scale multi-material clay 3D printer built by Tom Lauerman

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