How the Statue of Liberty was built

Country/area: Spain

Organisation: La Vanguardia

Organisation size: Big

Publication date: 28/10/2021

Credit: Julián Elliot, Pablo González Pellicer y Mario Chaparro.


Julián Elliot: Journalist

Pablo González Pellicer: Visual journalist

Mario Chaparro: Visual journalist

Project description:

This report reviews the origins of the Statue of Liberty project on its 80th anniversary and the techniques that led to its construction.

Impact reached:

The piece was very well received by La Vanguardia readers

Techniques/technologies used:

The statute was modeled in 3D and the internal structure that supports it. As well as the embossing process that allowed modeling the entire culture by pieces. It was animated in 3D and edited in after effects for its final sequence in scrolling amp Stories from google.

What was the hardest part of this project?

The most complex part was to recreate the interior structure by fakta of original scale plans and the synthesis of the embossing process of the sheets.

What can others learn from this project?

It is one more example of visual narration through 3D.

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