Name: Claude Caputi
Tinkercad User Name: krasherox
How Did You Find Out About Tinkercad?: I found out about Tinkercad from the MakerFaire of 2014 in San Mateo.
What is Your Favorite Feature in the Editor?: I just am happy with all the Geometrical Shapes and the Holes….with them I can make pretty much anything.
Why are you a TinkerStar?: Well, if there’s anything that makes me stand out, it’s the desperate way that I try to learn as much as I can every day, by experimenting and tinkering every single day, and by trying to make the most realistic art that I possibly can with Tinkercad. I try to work like an Ox. My interests are many, so I am proud that my portfolio is pretty eclectic. I don’t think anybody else on Tinkercad has made shrines of Yukio Mishima, The Marchesa Casati, Betty Page, Notorious B.I.G., and Cesar Chavez. Not to mention, I think I have done more figurative art representing females than anyone else on Tinkercad….surprisingly this has gone unnoticed, probably because technology is a male-dominated world, but I have five daughters, and I have tried to create a body of work that displays the grandeur of the female side of the equation, and will inspire women to use Tinkercad in innovative ways…..
What is your favorite model you have designed in Tinkercad?: I think my favorite model is a Batman that I’m working on with Catwoman, but my favorite fully published design is my Full- Armored Batman with Gothic Alcove.
One last thing: I’ve been thrilled to spend the last 10 months learning how to make the best possible use of Tinkercad’s powers, and I am hopeful that I will be able to start selling my artwork on Shapeways, so that I can earn money for a 1994-6 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham to turn into a Street Rod called, “TinkerCaddy” that will have a Tinkercad-Style logo brought into its radical paint-job…Look for a mock-up of it to be tinkered out and published some day…..
Congrats Claude and wear your hoodie with pride!