Google’s game to create virtual clay sculptures
With the use of technology and simulation 3D, Google has developed interactive games to entertain people of all ages interested in learning. the platform of 3D Pottery It was designed by the company to make it easier for people to arouse their curiosity to learn about the art of sculpture in different expressions throughout the history of humanity.
With this game, the people who access it must meet a series of challenges to pass the different levels. All will consist of sculpting with clay in 3D a great variety of vessels from different periods. There is no timer, so each person can take as long as they want to create their own personalized version and paint it in their preferred style. Even if the final result does not exactly approximate the reference of Googleeach level can be repeated as many times as desired.
To access this game, users must enter the website of the section of Art and culture of Google, “artsandculture.google.com” and write the name of the game: “3D Pottery”, in the resource browser located at the top right in a button with the icon of a magnifying glass. Then you must press the button “Play” to start the game.
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At the start of each match, users will have only one starting option to draw from to create a 3D clay pot. Although there are six designs in total, each one belonging to a culture and time of humanity, these are unlocked as the user progresses through the game. However, it can be seen that some of the rest correspond to the Inca culture, in ancient Peru, and another dedicated to some of the Mesoamerican cultures located in North America.
To start creating, you must click on the button “recreate this pot”. This will take people to a new screen showing a simulated version of a pot in 3d, which will be the one that has to be mock.
All games start with a ball of clay that will spin as if it were placed on a wheel to sculpt ceramics and an arrow-shaped cursor will be located on it. The direction you point to will be the one the sculpting process will follow, so you must first create the basic shape of a flower pot on which various modifications will be made before giving it the desired shape.
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Unlike a real process of clay sculpture, the work material does not run out, so if the desired shape begins to present different characteristics, the sculpting process can be started again. Not having timerthe game does not put pressure on the users, who will be able to concentrate solely on producing their piece with patience.
After completing the process and having the vessel either with its own style or based on the model, the next step will be to place the handle(s) depending on the model you have and the preference of the user. player.
Finally, paint will be added to the vessel simulated before proceeding to “dry” the clay to turn it into ceramic. With this, the process will be complete and the level of similarity that the final result has with the model presented.
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At the bottom of the screen, Google will also offer a collection of data related to the culture to which the original vessel belongs together with a map that will indicate the exact place where it was found, as well as the use that was given to it at a time in history.