3D computer model emerges from a pile of snaps

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By Celeste Biever SCULPTOR Antony Gormley, famed for his gigantic steel “Angel of the North” in Gateshead, UK, now has a way to transform ordinary digital snaps of his works into 3D computer models. The software, named Digital Pygmalion after the mythological sculptor whose statue was brought to life by the goddess Aphrodite, is the first capable of doing this. The models can be posted to a website, explored on a computer screen or converted into plastic replicas using a 3D printer. Gormley is scaling a sculpture of a crouching human up to 25 metres high with the software,