Mobile phones have been around for years and have been predominantly used for the purpose of communication. As the technology developed and with the addition of new features such as high resolution cameras, we have seen a wave of a new phenomenon; selfies.
Today everybody loves clicking their own selfies and posting them on social media sites. So much so that the word selfie has been included the oxford dictionary and used in popular media everywhere.
What is a 3D selfie miniature?
A 3D selfie miniature is exactly what is sound like, it is a customized miniature of you, your loved ones, your pets or even your favourite celebrity or character. Gone are the days when selfies existed only on screens, by using 3D printing technology we are able to create selfies with a third dimension as well, giving the product a doll-like look.
Who should get a Selfie Miniature made?
The novelty and uniqueness of this product makes it the ideal gifting solution for almost every occasion such as:
- forward Birthday
- forward Wedding Anniversary
- forward Bridal Shower/ Baby Shower
- forward Bachelorette/Bachelor Party
- forward Engagement
- forward New Job/ Job Promotion
- forward Graduation
- forward Corporate gifting
- forward Sports events
- forward Religious events
- forward Corporate events
- forward Exhbitions
- forward Movie Promotions
- forward And more...
What are you waiting for? Check out the variety of miniatures we offer below, click on the one you like and place your order in a matter of minutes!!
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How they are made
Timeto3d miniature custom heads are created using sophisticated facial recognition software that analyses the face structure. The software generates a 3D mesh model which mimics your face shape and geometry. The front facing picture is then wrapped around the model to give a photo-realistic render of your face.
Hair is then added to the model based on your selection, choose from our range of styles and colours.
The model is then 3D printed in a sandstone material to give a perfect little replica of your head, the head has a 5mm hole in the neck that allows it to fit onto any LEGO or block based minifigure. Today Batman, tomorrow Han Solo, next week who knows, the only restriction is the limit of your own imagination.
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In order to make a selfie miniature we require multiple photographs. Please see the instructions below in order to receive a high quality product.
- Please upload 3 clear and recent photographs in high resolution. One front profile, one left profile and one right profile. We require minimum 3 but you may upload more.
- Please ensure that the photographs are without eyeglasses/sunglasses and hair is pulled back. Eyeglasses/sunglasses can be added later if you mention it separately in the special instructions.
- Please ensure that the head is facing front and preferably the photographs be taken against a light background.
- Please avoid laughing in the photographs as this will change the facial features. A light smile on the face is nice.
- If you would like a specific pose or costume please let us know in the special instructions box. Please note that we may charge extra for this service.
- Dont have multiple photos? Cant get additional photographs? No problem, you may also email your photographs to email@example.com
Q: What material is the miniature made of?
A: The miniatures are made in a biodegradable thermoplastic called PLA.
Q: Are these replicas of the person?
A: No, selfie miniatures are not replicas instead they offer a little of a cartoonish aspect to the doll. We offer an accuracy of approximately 70%-80% to the actual photo.
Q: What if I dont have multiple photographs of the person I want to get a miniature made of?
A: In that case we will have to see the photograph and decide whether it has enough data to proceed.
Q: Can I get the 3D CAD model to print on my own?
A: Yes, at an additional cost we can provide you with a 3D printable version of the miniature.
Q: Can I have my face placed on another body?
A: Sure, for instance you can get your face on Superman's body or even come up with your own designed character.
Q: How much time does it take to make a miniature selfie?
A: Miniatures generally take 15-20 business days. Higher number of order can take more time.
Q: What is the minimum or maximum size I can get?
A: Due to the downscaling, little details can be very delicate and may be hard to print. It includes sensitive parts like fingers pointed in the air, an arm away from the body or a prop such as a musical instrument. These may break when printed on the smallest figurine so we would advise going up a size in some circumstances. There is no restriction to the size you can make the miniature in, it could be from a few inches to even a life-size model. You can get a custom size of your choice made as well.
Q: How fragile are the miniatures?
A: Due to the small scale and delicate details the miniature should be treated with care. Thin parts like the fingers or accessories might break if they fall. Treat the miniature as you would a sculpture or painting.
Q: Do you ship internationally?
A: Yes we do.
Q: What type of payments do you accept?
A: We accept cash, cheque, credit card, debit card, bank transfer, PAYTM, PhonePe.
Q: What is your Return/Refund/Cancellation policy?
A: Since all of our products are custom made, which are created and designed completely based on individual customer preferences, we have a strict No Return/Refund/Cancellation policy. If you have paid for shipping and your order was directly shipped to you broken or damaged during transport, please contact us within 2 days of receiving your product by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll do our best in assisting you to correct the problem.
Q: Do you offer discounts for bulk or corporate orders?
A: Yes, for large quantities please contact us with your order details to receive a quote. Please email us on email@example.com
Step 1 - Select Product
Choose a product category, type and size and add it to your cart.
Step 2 - Upload Images
As per the instructions given above upload your images.
Step 3 - Complete Details
Submit your contact number, email and shipping address.
Step 4 - Digital Render Approval
Once we receive the photographs, we sculpt the face and body by hand using digital software. The ready CAD model is sent to you for approval.
Step 5 - 3D Print & Finishing
Upon receiving approval we 3D print, post process and hand paint the miniature. The miniature is ready.