Would You Believe This Image Was Created In Less Than 3 Minutes? Because It Was!

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Lasers. They’re certainly cool. Doctors use them to perform ethereal surgeries, sci-fi geeks can’t get adequate of them, and as it turns out, artists can holder out some flattering extraordinary work with them as well.

This square was combined by Andy Gikling, an artist and program consultant hailing from St. Paul, Minnesota.


The finished product is called After Sunset. These designs are intricately etched into a chunk of slate.

The finished product is called emAfter Sunset/em. These designs are intricately etched into a chunk of slate.

YouTube / Andy Gikling


What if we told we that this took reduction than 3 mins to create? Okay, so formulating a design, a digital file, and all of a laser commands took extremely longer, though once that laser started moving, a square was finished in about dual minutes.

It all came together in an epic uncover of techie fire.


First, a laser blocks out a incomparable shapes in what’s called a “raster” process.

First, a laser blocks out a incomparable shapes in what

YouTube / Andy Gikling


After a raster, a laser runs a “vector” process.

After a raster, a laser runs a matrix process.

YouTube / Andy Gikling


Here’s a matrix during work.

Here

YouTube / Andy Gikling


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Watch a whole thing go down in a video below.

YouTube / Andy Gikling


How crazy is that? You can see some-more of Gikling’s design on his deviantArt page. The laser that was used for this was custom-built for artistic purposes. It’s called a Lightguide v5, and it was a brainchild of LasX Industries of Minnesota.