Jewellery and Accessories: 3D Modelling and Printing


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.

Course content

  • Overview of 3D printing technologies and applications
  • Practical introduction to Rhino3D modeling software including:

- Screen layout, user interface, viewports
- Drawing lines, surfaces, solids and tracing from photographs
- Transforming and manipulating solids
- Measuring

  • Preparing a 3D drawing for 3d printing
  • Introduction to further resources for learning Rhino3D
  • Introduction to using 3d Printing bureau services


Ideal for

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.

Important Information

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.

More information


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.

Materials supplied

All relevant course materials are included.

Materials to bring

Pen/pencil and notebook, ruler and USB.


Participants will be emailed an RMIT Statement of Participation after course completion.

Additional notes


Printable course flyer

Available course dates

Friday 08 December 2017

  • Code S350363
  • Start date 08.12.17
  • End date 09.12.17
  • Hours 12.00
  • Campus RMIT Brunswick
  • Fee $395.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Fri 08.12.17 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00
Sat 09.12.17 10:00am 04:30pm 6.00

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