LSU Shreveport Animation and Visual Effects http://redriverradio.org en 3-D printer helps LSU Shreveport's animation and digital effects program http://redriverradio.org/post/3-d-printer-helps-lsu-shreveports-animation-and-digital-effects-program <p>There are a handful of 3-D printers in the Shreveport/Bossier area, and all are being put to different uses, according to the head of LSU Shreveport's animation and digital effects program. John Miralles purchased one several years ago through a grant. He said it’s enhancing the skill set of his students. The printer uses heated plastic in a layering process to turn his students’ computer designs into real objects.</p><p></p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:22:29 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 24149 at http://redriverradio.org 3-D printer helps LSU Shreveport's animation and digital effects program