How does it work?

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BOOKING

Simply click here to book now!
You can easily select and manage your appointment with our online booking system, you don’t need to decide on the size yet, come and see us and decide what’s best for you when you see them in person.

THE SCANNING

Photogrammic scanning works by using 64 powerful DSLR cameras, that all take your photograph at exactly the same time for all possible angles. It’s super fast and ideal for young kids and pets as it’s almost instantaneous. You can have fun helping your friends or family pick out their poses.

FROM 2D TO 3D

This is where the magic happens, with our wonderfully talented tech team and a fantastic program that we have written in house, we stitch together all 64 2D images to create your 3D avatar, ready for printing.
It’s at this stage we can do any aesthetic changes – For example we can change the colour of things, make additions or removals, add branding and even photoshop. Please be aware that editing may incur a fee, please speak to one of our representatives about all the possibilities and relevant pricing.

3D PRINTING

There are many different 3D printers available nowadays, but only the 3D Systems ProJet Series is able to print in full tonal CMYK colour, which for those of you who don’t know the jargon, means in every single colour imaginable for the most detailed and realistic results. Other, slightly less sophisticated printers available on the market may only print in one solid colour at a time, if they can print in more than one colour at all!
It works almost exactly like a 2D Inkjet printer. Except instead of printing on sheets of paper, the colour and glue are printed on sheets of powder. These build up over thousands of layers and then we extract the solid models from within the loose powder. Clean and finish with a glue and your 3Dtwin is ready!

DELIVERY

You can either pick it up in store free of charge or we can safely ship it anywhere you desire in the world!

Can we make a 3Dtwin without someone coming to the studio?

We do not normally do this as the incredibly high detail that we are able to achieve in our product is largely due to the photogrammic scanner we use which captures the participant in minute detail in under a second.

However it is sometimes possible to sculpt a figurine from several high quality photos. We require a minimum of 5 from varying angles and specifically one of the front of the chosen pose and outfit, and one of the back. Please be aware this will not be as detailed as the scanned product as it has to be sculpted by hand and it will not look as natural therefore as real life. However especially for those who cannot make it to our store from other locations or for those who intend to gift the 3Dtwin to the subject as a surprise, or even for those who can no longer be with us we offer this service.

There is a sculpting cost of £100 and then the cost of whichever size print you desire. (Eg. 1:9 – £175.) then delivery cost to your chosen location : £8 UK, £12 EU, or £16 outside the EU.