Create, 3-D print, and exhibit a North American Lion (Panthera atrox) and a prehistoric Llama (Hemiauchenia macrocephala) with 3-D experts from the Idaho Virtualization Laboratory at the Idaho Museum of Natural History on the campus of Idaho State University in Pocatello.
This free Digital Sculpting Studio is scheduled to take place from July 15 to 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. during those days. Furthewr, there is an optional third week that is available for helping to build the exhibit from August 5 to 9.
During the scheduled events, students attending will learn the fundamentals of computer graphics software ZBrush.
In addition, they will learn the workflow for creating realistic models of prehistoric animals that once roamed in the state of Idaho!
Those attending the program will also be given firsthand knowledge about the anatomy and life of the North American Lion and Prehistoric Llama by staff paleontologists.
1. This Studio is for students who are ages 14 to 17 years old.
2. Applicants must write a short essay on why they would like to attend the Studio event.
3. A maximum of 12 students will be admitted to the Studio.
Applications are due by June 28, 2019