1 - Start with your concept
2 - Develop your 3d model
3 - 3D print it!
Blender 2.8 - Introduction
PC & Mac Install for Blender 2.8
User Interface Tour - Welcome to the New Blender 2.8
Blender Add On - 3D Printing Toolbox & Bool Tool
Moving Around - Mouse Buttons
The 3D View
The Properties Editor
The Info Editor
Short Cut Keys
Adding a Mesh
Let the Modelling Commence
Grab, Rotate, & Scale
Mesh Selection Methods
Repair & Booleans
Flatten Design with Difference Boolean
Adding some Modifiers
Exporting and importing 3D models
Blender 2.8 Overview Complete
Cura – Introduction
Add a Printer and set-up
Principles for 3D printing and common troubleshooting
Print settings overview
Build Plate adhesion
Cura – Overview Complete
ShapeWays - Introduction
Set up an account and upload your model
Set up a shop
Different material explained
ShapeWays - Overview Complete
FREE Download of Blender 2.8 - 3D software
FREE Download of Cura - world’s most popular 3D printing software
A FREE version of Zoom or Skype
Ruler or Caliper
PC or Mac Computer
Optional: 3D Printer
4 hours - 2 lectures of 2 hrs each
On-Line Classes of max 5 people via Zoom or Skype meeting.
No previous experience is required only basic computer literacy and willingness to learn new skills.
The classes will be recorded and available to the students.
Nobody likes long courses that take hours to explain what could be clearly explained in 5 minutes. The aim of the course is about allowing the students to be up and running in the shortest time possible.e.
Custom courses tailored following your study goals available upon request.
Courses will start end of April 2020.
3D PRINTING FUNDAMENTALS
Learn 3D modelling & 3D Printing with the free software Blender 3D & Cura.
A comprehensive course to getting started with a 3D printer.
Created for enthusiasts, the course covers fundamental techniques and design guidelines used for 3D Printing. Learn the main additive manufacturing technologies available and how to incorporate them into your workflow.
What you will learn:
Develop unique 3D models for 3D Printing in Blender.
Turn your ideas into something real by having them 3D printed.
Set-up 3D models for printing fast and efficiently inside the free software Cura.
Monetize - Export your 3D models to Shapeways for 3D printing.
Italian designer Simone Leonelli is currently based in Sydney fulfilling a successful career within the design industry.
This eclectic designer has a unique career path, as he is as fascinated by mass production as he is by special tailor-made pieces which are the result of experienced craftsmanship and excellence.
He considers technology will blur the boundaries between science and craftsmanship. He sees the future of design as taking this vision and creating new perspectives.