Thompson & Dundy's Luna Park: 3D Printed- Our Campaign is Completed!
It is with great satisfaction and a tinge of sadness that I am closing out my first Kickstarter campaign... Because the project has been realized to completion!!!!That's... Read more
Luna Park Expansion & CGCA Fellowship Announcement
Dear Kickstarter Backers,
This year marks the end of the Scan-a-Rama 3D Portrait Studio's official residence at Coney Island USA's Artist Incubator Program. However, Thompson & Dundy's Luna Park; 3D... Read more
Season's Greetings from Coney Island Scan-A-Rama, Yale Exhibit and more!
Happy Holidays! Its been a while since I've updated you, but I have not been slacking off! As many of you may know I left my job of... Read more
Scan-A-Rama at World Makerfaire New York 2014!
Its now been a year since the Scan-A-Rama Kickstarter campaign completed. A huge thanks to YOU for making it possible! For those of you who have yet to come... Read more
Please claim your rewards!
One year ago I was sweating bullets wondering if I was going to be able to raise the funds I needed to execute this project. Now, a year... Read more
Happy 4th of July from Coney Island Scan-A-Rama!
Happy Fourth of July Everyone!
One year ago I was just prepping to kick off this crazy Kickstarter adventure. Thank you all for making it happen! This has been a... Read more
Artist's Reception Sunday, July 6 2-6pm in Coney Island; Makerbot Store Lecture July 10!
Greetings from Coney Island! Please come visit me in Coney Island this Sunday July 10, from 2-6pm for the Thompson & Dundy's Luna Park; 3D Printed by the... Read more
The Mermaid Parade!!!
Come all ye Sea Creatures! Ye Dolphin, Ye mackerel! Calling all Mermaids and Mermen- The Mermaid Parade is nigh! Tomorrow the oceans overflow in Coney Isle for the... Read more
Greetings From Coney Island!
Greetings Kickstarter Backers!
I am pleased to announce that after over a year of preparation, the 3D printed Luna Park exhibit is on view at the Coney Island Museum! Have... Read more
Luna Park Exhibit Opens!
Filmmaker Ronni Thomas has been working on a short documentary film about my Luna Park project that just went up on Time Magazine’s site, just in time for tomorrow’s Coney... Read more
The World’s Largest 3D Printed Installation to be featured in Coney Island- STARTING NEXT WEEK!
Today is my 49th birthday and I stand on the precipice of major life changes with the initial reveal of Thompson & Dundy's Luna Park: 3D Printed by... Read more
Announcing the Exhibition Date!
I apologize- its been a while, but I've been busily working on the exhibit- I now have a firm date! The Coney Island Museum will reopen on Memorial... Read more
Our Project Profiled in the Atlantic!
Long time no see and Greetings from Coney Island! I’ve been busy working, doing college visits with my daughter and trying to keep the project moving ahead just a... Read more
Happy New Year & 2013 Wrap Up
Its been a while and i'm overdue for an update. I was stricken with a nasty flu over the holiday break but it gave me some time to... Read more
Come Get Scanned, Luna Park 3D Model & More!
Its been a whirlwind fall! Between work, scanning backers on Thursdays and Saturdays, taking a Zbrush 3D modeling class and helping my daughter complete her college applications I... Read more
Kickstarter Rewards are Getting Filled!
You're Next! Please make an appointment to come get scanned Thursday nights in Manhattan or Saturday days in Coney Island like these folks did!
And Check out Scan-A-Rama on CNN Money!
Manhattan Portrait Studio Is Now Open For Appointments!
Hi Scan-A-Rama Backers,
Greetings from Coney Island! I wanted to get you all a project status update. I know I've been pretty quiet since NY Makerfaire NY, but I haven't... Read more
Kickstarter Backer Rewards & Maker Faire NY Wrap up
It's been a whirlwind month over here at Scan-A-Rama HQ! The big upcoming news is that Make Magazine's annual November 3D Printing issue will feature a four page... Read more
We're at Maker Faire!
This is it... Makerfaire weekend! I will be at the Queens Hall of Science Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm both Saturday and Sunday, so please come by to... Read more
On the Road to Maker Faire!
Its been a while so I wanted to send along an update. A lot has been happening! I've gotten two new 3D printers and have been busy fulfilling... Read more
Martha Stewart American Made Contest, Labor Day Weekend & Rewards Shipping
I've taken the week off for quick family vacation in Maine, but will be back in Coney Island this Sunday from 12-7pm to make portraits, if anyone wants... Read more
Thank You & First Reward Shipment
Its been a hectic week or two trying to wrap up our Kickstarter campaign. I've been swamped with communicating with everyone and sending out surveys, etc. This fall... Read more
Wrapping Up & Next Steps
Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making this campaign a success! I have been so inspired by everyone's encouragement and enthusiasm. Thank you- All of... Read more
We Made It (but its not over till its over)!
WE DID IT! We hit the goal today! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR MAKING THIS HAPPEN! I can hardly believe it! Can you tell I'm bouncing off the... Read more
We are Open Source Hardware!
I am truly humbled by the massive support that has happened in the last few days. Thanks to all our backers including our latest: James, Kevin, Amy, Cody,... Read more
The Homestretch, New Rewards, and the Grey Lady on Scan-A-Rama!
This sure has been a wild ride and thank you so much for all your support! Today's shout out goes to our latest, greatest backers including Joenard, Marco,... Read more
The Ultimate in Nerd Recognition!
I'm so thankful to all of you, especially our newest backers including Todd, Daniel, Andres, Kathy, Paul and Tim! This whole month has been an emotional rollercoaster ride... Read more
Is it Photography?
We hit 69% today, thanks to several generous donations! Special thanks to Funny Garbage, Janice, Bruce, Jo, John and Chris! The goal is within reach! I also did a... Read more
One Week Left!
There is only one week left in our campaign and I know that we can make it! Thanks to all of you for helping to realize this dream,... Read more
What Will You Do With Your 3D Portrait?
A big thanks to all of you for your continued support! We are closing in on 50% funding, but there's only 9 days left! Please keep help getting... Read more
The Scan-O-Tron 3000!
Thanks to everyone for backing so far! We're closing in on that magical halfway point in the campaign- we have only 13 days left and have almost hit half our... Read more
New Reward Released- Luna Park Tower!
Thanks to everyone for their support! We really appreciate your generosity and all your kind words of encouragement! We're trying to keep the campaign moving and have some... Read more
A Walk Through Thompson & Dundy's Luna Park
We made it to a third of our Kickstarter goal yesterday! Keep if coming folks! Coney Island Scan-A-Rama can't happen without YOU! A huge round of thanks to everyone who's... Read more
Watch Her Appear Before Your Eyes!
Hi Everyone! Thanks to all our new backers!
I literally collapsed last night! I've been running myself ragged reaching out to everyone I know, trying to hype the project. We're almost... Read more
A History of Amusement Park Portraiture (And other inspirations)
Wow, its been a big day – Thanks to all our new backers! We really appreciate your support and it feels like this is really doable. Please share the project... Read more
We're in the NY Daily News!
This is huge folks; Scan-A-Rama just made the NY Daily News!
Pass it on! We need to get the word out to make this happen. Thanks to everyone for their... Read more
What is it like to be 3D Scanned?
A huge "Thank You!" to all of our backers! We just hit our 20% goal! I'm being told we should already have hit 30% but I'm keeping the... Read more
Day 3: Mermaid Parade Trophies
A huge thanks to all of our backers so far! We made it another day. On day 2 I was truly freaking out and depressed that the campaign wasn't going... Read more
Day 2: Some Options for the "Freak of your Choice"
Thanks to all the backers so far!
We had our first Open Hardware supporters today and I really appreciate that. I owe so much to the Open source movement and... Read more
Whew! We Made It Through Our First Day!
Thank you to everyone who donated on our first day! It really means a lot! Its been a great start and quite a beginning! What an amazing journey just getting the... Read more