2020 – 3D Selfie Holiday Gift Guide
The Holiday season is fast approaching and we are excited to share some new products and gift ideas with you.
With the current state of our world, we all know ’tis the season’ might just be a little different this year. That said we want to do our best to help spread the joy and cheer of the holiday spirt with friends and family. We prepared a little gift guide of some products we’ve been cooking up over the pandemic that we think you’ll love, and even better, you can have them shipping right to the door step of your loved ones that might just be out of your bubble this season.
Back again this season are our customer favourite Elftraits.
Custom 3D Printed Toy Soldiers
Get shrunken down to a miniature toy soldier size and printed out in army green to match your collection.
The Original 3D Selfie
A customized gift created from your very own scan.
Gift A 3D Scanning Experience
Gift Cards are always a fan favourite late in the season, and what better way to allow the gift of choice.
Custom Mini Heads (For Lego)
Our team at Selftraits will be joining Trend Hunters again this year at their annual Future Festival event. Take a looking into our studio and a bit more of the scanning process.
“Celebrating its 24th year, FAN EXPO Canada has grown from a small comic book convention attracting 1,500 fans into a multi-faceted, 4-day citywide event that attracts over 129,000 people from around the world.”– Fan Expo
Photoshoots elevated! We at Selftraits are excited to celebrate this event with you! Cosplayers and Con-goers come by our studio for a figurine of a lifetime!!
Looking to take your Toronto Wedding to the next dimension. Our Custom Cake Toppers will blow your guests away!
The cherry on top or should we say the Selftrait on top!
The wedding cake is often the centerpiece of the joyous occasion. Did you know that cutting the cake was found to be as important as the first dance or even exchanging vows? What if you could make your cake even more unique with a custom 3D printed cake topper! Or how about gifting this experience to friends and family, looking to one-up their wedding wow!
When you come to the studio there are no rules for what should go on a cake.
We often have couples in their dress and tuxedo step into the booth; but in recent months, many have opted for the more personal look.
Dan and his fiancée Lauren came in with their stage outfits.
Include props, they will separate you from the pack. Jenny opted to add prop dumbbells into their custom cake topper.
The most popular poses for 2018 have been the piggyback and the swoop. Don’t be afraid to get moving. Our 3D scanning booth catches movements in a split second, so don’t be afraid to show off your true character. We are all about capturing motion and emotion!
At the end of the day, shooting with us is a part of the wedding process. So have fun with it and if you need something specific feel free to ask your photographer all about it, we see new and creative idea each and every day.
“Our partnership with Selftraits has been such a great experience that we thought it would be fun to create 3D mini-me’s of the team that is building Our Home & Miniature Land. And we also thought this would be a fitting tribute to this dedicated and talented group of miniature Canada builders. We even scanned Jack, our unofficial mascot. Check out some photos from the day and our mini-me group shot.”
This month we were happy to host our friend at Our Home & Miniature Land (Little Canada) and our honourable Members of Parliament, Arif Virani, MP for Parkdale-High Park, and Pam Damoff, MP for Oakville-Burlington North, at our freshly festive Pop-Up store on Queen Street West. We took the opportunity to scan Arif and Pam while they were at Selftraits. And we just got their mini-me’s in today! Hey Arif and Pam, now we have to decide where you want your mini-me placed!
Let Selftraits up your gifting game this holiday season!
Swing in the New Year with an Ornament!
The Holiday favorite of 2016 is back and in full swing! For the second year in a row, Ornaments will be making their long-awaited return to the Selftraits product line. Whether you choose to pose with our giant candy cane, a wreath, or nothing at all, your Ornament is guaranteed to stand out amongst the Holiday decorations!
Our newest product line is here and ready for action! For the first time ever, Selftraits is pivoting from the standard gypsum-powder material, and printing these mini-figs in full plastic! Scaled to 2″ and spray painted army green, live out your childhood dreams by transforming yourself into a Toy Soldier!
Pricing starts at $80 for a pack of 3 of the same pose, or $40 each for varying poses.
Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign!
While standard Selftraits make for a great gift on their own, why not add an even greater level of detail? Now introducing custom signs, at no extra charge! Whether it is a company award or personal message, give your Selftrait a voice with our custom signs!
How does this work?
All you have to do is hold an empty frame (which we provide!) in our 3D photo booth. Once the scan has been sent to our 3D designer, we digitally fill the empty frame with the design and/or message you would like to include- it’s that easy!
Pricing for Selftraits begin at $120 per person and increase by $60 for each additional inch.
On November 2nd, OHML held their first Investor Drop-In. Our guests took part in a presentation of our investor pitch, a screening of our new concept video and got a chance to speak one-on-one with Jean-Louis, Dave and John. The night provided insight into where we are with our Canada build and provided more information on the small investor campaign. We thank everyone who showed up and want to invite those who couldn’t make it to our next info session on Saturday, November 11 at 10 a.m. Sweet treats will be provided!
This Canadian Thanksgiving, we’re grateful to partner with Selftraits, a Canadian pioneer in the scanning and 3D printing of regular sized people, to create our Pop-Up Miniature Canada. To celebrate, we’re making you a miniature offer you can’t refuse. Invest in Our Home & Miniature land and we’ll scan you, 3D print you and place you in our miniature Canada, anywhere you’d like. Like waiting for the bus in front of Toronto’s Union Station, for instance. Drop by to immortalize your 3D mini-me in our world.
Our Home & Miniature Land (Little Canada) excited to bring a taste of the vast, tiny world that we’re creating to a PopUp store at Queen Street & Spadina in downtown Toronto. Starting Tuesday, October 3, we’re partnering with Selftraits, makers of 3D printed selfies of you and to create mini pop-ups of our Toronto, Golden Horseshoe and Ottawa destinations in their store at 545 Queen Street West.
Come see First Canadian Place, St. Lawrence Market, The Absolute Towers (aka Marilyn Monroe buildings), the Original Tim Horton’s (circa 1964), our Oktoberfest parade, and our nation’s Parliament Centre Block and Peace Tower, in tiny scale of course.
They are also setting up our small investor campaign desk, to share the compelling investment opportunity we see for Toronto’s next big attraction. Drop by during Selftraits business hours to say hello and ask us anything you’d like about our venture or how to invest.
Checkout these amazing models of Sickick and Rayn Magic of Much Creator and the level of detail captured during their session.
Selftraits takes portrait photography to the third dimension
Get ready for your next obsession. Traditional portrait photography has reached a new level of fabulous fad – it’s time to get a 3D-printed (and astonishingly lifelike) keepsake model of you, the kids, the family dog, or even your entire office!
Selftraits has taken our selfie-fascinated culture into the third dimension. Call it a wacky novelty or the finest art, it’s the kind of thing you don’t know you need until you see it.
Pose and Personality
Part of the secret to capturing not only dynamic pose but also personality lies in the Selftraits photo booth. Built in house and outfitted with more than 130 cameras, the unit grabs images from that many angles instantaneously. Images are digitally stitched together to get a 3D rendering, which is tidied up by graphic artists and sent to a 3D printer. After finishing, the model is ready for pick up or shipping, usually in about a week.
Selftraits is located at 36 Fieldway Rd. (between Kipling and Islington). Book in advance or drop in. For more information, including hours of operation, visit selftraits.com or call 416.966.2539.
Selftraits launched on July 1st 2015, as a subsidiary Objex Unlimited, an established Canadian 3D printing company. Originally located on Davenport rd., Selftraits was conceived as a consumer-friendly and fun way to immerse the general public into the world of 3D printing.
Through our #projexselfie initiative, we have been able to promote local charities, as well as donate a portion of our sales to their respective cause. Over the course of our #projexselfie campaigns, we have raised and donated more than $10,000 to various charities across the GTA!
We have seen our customer and fan base spread across all ages, demographics, and nationalities! From scanning children to entire offices, more people are finding fun and creative ways to use our services. The best part about working here is seeing our customers react to their model for the first time and we cannot wait to share this amazing product with even more people moving forward!