My first lithophane experiment
Posted by
cynd11
USA 
Joined Nov 8, '15 

I was recently gifted with a couple nice big pieces of 1/4" white acrylic (not Proofgrade but still very nice) and I decided to use it to experiment with doing a lithophane.

I chose this photo of a night-blooming cereus that I took of the one in my yard that bloomed last year:

Night%20blooming%20cereus

I used the new portrait mode on an iPhone XS to isolate the flower from the background, and it worked great!

Here’s the resulting lithophane:

final

It’s a start!

The process I used was: photo --> .stl model --> depth map --> Photoshop convert to PNG --> Glowforge.

Edit: process description is now available here --> How I made my lithophane


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