View Full Version : Lightplot - A 3D Light painting robot

05 May 2012, 05:58 PM
A slightly unconventional post .. this is a robot I've been working on to paint 3D meshes and animations in the air. The robot also controls a DSLR camera which captures the images. The meshes are exported from 3DS Max using a custom exporter, and then I've written some control software to drive the robot.

The test you see below is shot entirely in camera.


The dancer animation is by Sergei Shabarov (

If you want to read more about how it works, read my making of page (


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