Portfolio Preparation in 3D Product Design


If you like the idea of studying in a workshop surrounded by tools and models this course is for you. This program introduces participants to some simple drawing techniques for planning and recording ideas for 3D projects, as well as introductory concept development applicable to 3D design. Students work to set briefs with teacher feedback and guidance to produce working drawings and models using a range of materials. The course also includes discussion on TAFE/Tertiary programs available in the 3D area and an industry overview.

Course content

  • Sketching of ideas
  • Design development
  • Materials and model making
  • Workshop skills
  • Presentation techniques
  • Study options

Ideal for

This course is suitable for those interested in Product Design or Furniture Design, Industrial Design, or other 3D disciplines. It is also suitable for those interested in exploring introductory 3D design.

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Students are introduced to the 3D design process and produce work suitable for inclusion in a presentation folio. The course introduces students to a workshop environment.

Materials supplied

All relevant course materials are included.

Materials to bring

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • White-out
  • Black Fineliner-type pen (.2 or .4 size)
  • 30cm metal ruler
  • Glue-stick
  • Rretractable utility knife (with fresh blades)
  • A3 Bank layout drawing pad


Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.

Additional notes

Participation has no influence on the selection of students into RMIT award programs. Short Course activities may include opportunity to prepare for a folio, experience of the studio environment, provide an industry and study overview, and assistance with study options

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