We’ve been working on “Steampunking” up our office at school, working with a nautical theme - inspired in part by Jules Verne.
I’ve been trying to find something to put above our door and one night I found this:
I think it’s from something Disney did at one time (a pin?), it was exactly what I was looking for. So I fired up Corel and started the vector machine.
It needed to be about 3ft wide to look right above the office, so i knew it was going to be done in several smaller parts. It ended up being about 5 layers deep, each layer a bunch of pieces that were glued together.
Once it was done on the laser, I started to glue things up and fill cracks, etc
Then a bunch of primer:
Some gold paint (forget to take that pic)
And then some light aging:
Then we hung her:
The portholes and gable pieces were also done on the glowforge.
I’m pretty happy how it turned out… Now onto the next door!
What kind of school is this fun shenaniganery!?
Holy WoW, this is awesome.
I want to go to this school! Awesome work.
Thanks, we’re just part of a great school. We are the computer dept.
3D design, graphic design, coding, video production, etc.
We’re really fortunate =)
Now it’s time to make the mascot.
You did a great job on everything. Very nice!
You really did transform the place!
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is one of the first books I read in elementary school.
I can’t wait to see it. Do you think you could put together a virtual tour of your office? All those details in the background are just waiting to be shown off.
Very impressive, where is this magical place? Congratulation, you went all out.
It would be nice to go to a cool workplace like that! Nice!
Wonderful piece for what must be a fun place.
The lighting, the portholes, the rivets - Y’all have created such a cool atmosphere!
Gosh, what a great piece! Your school sounds like a really fun place.
I love the classroom!!
For a Nautilus, how about this one? The back plate moves on a ball bearing
Thanks for all the kind words, I’ll try to get some more pics up. It is a functional school office for four of us, but we try to add cool stuff where we can.
I like the nautilus ideas, for now this is the other sign, but I’m going to find a spot for other stuff too.
Who said work can’t be fun?! Looks like an awesome place to work.
Holy Sheet, that is amazing thank you