The Scanned Wood project began by collecting pieces of rotting wood in the forest of southern Ohio. The pieces were then scanned using a 3D scanner. Using CAD based software, the detail of the geometry is reduced, and the vectors are then drawn with pen on news print and drawing paper respectively.
For me the mediation and translation is the most valuable component of the final work. Each could be printed, but the use of human hand to recreate the computer's lines, that were generated from a natural object creates a compelling though anachronistic relationship of contemporary media and hand made processes.