This course offers an introduction to Rhinoceros 3D modelling software and 3D printing, with an emphasis on designing and 3D printing a ring, clasp, button, garment fixing or small container. The course will cover basic 2D drawing and tracing techniques and their application to creating 3D forms. It will include a practical guide to creating models for 3D printing and getting those files printed. Participants must be proficient with the general use of a computer. This course is delivered in the newly renovated fabrication workshop at the School of Fashion and Textiles, Brunswick Campus.
- Screen layout, user interface, viewports
- Drawing lines, surfaces, solids and tracing from photographs
- Transforming and manipulating solids
The course will suit people with no experience with 3D modelling software who are interested in an introduction to 3D computer-aided modelling and design skills using Rhinoceros 3D. The course focuses on 3D modelling techniques for creating jewellery, clasps, buttons and garment fixings so will suit jewellers, fashion accessory designers and artists.
For health & safety reasons, students need to wear closed shoes, no thongs or sandals and long hair is to be tied back and no long necklaces or scarves worn during class. Please bring an apron or old shirt to cover your clothes.
By the end of the course students will have 3D printed at least one item and will have the knowledge to outsource further printing to relevant suppliers.
Participants must be proficient with the general use of a computer.
All relevant course materials are included.
Pen/pencil and notebook, ruler and USB.
Participants will be emailed an RMIT Statement of Participation after course completion.
N/APrintable course flyer