Online event and one-week workshop

March 5, 2019   •   11:00am–12:30pm ET



Course Description

No experience required. Learn the essentials of 3D modeling programs (CAD) and the design rules for 3D printing from design experts. This foundational course will cover the complete design process, from conception through final prototype.

Each session in this one-week intensive course will focus on learning design & printing principles and applying what you’ve learned to cutting-edge tools, with accompanying guided assignments to help you create a unique design in just a few days.

Did you know that this is just one course in our 3D Print Weekly Crash Course series? Sign up for multiple courses and save.


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Program Outline

March 5, 2019
Session 1
11:00am–11:45pm ET
Session 2
11:45am–12:30pm ET


Speaker: Jordan Pelovitz
Senior 3D Artist, Wayfair

Session 1—Beginning Design Principles

Learn to think like a designer in this session, which includes an in-depth overview of ways to approach designing basic shapes for 3D printing, followed by a demonstration of Tinkercad, an easy-to-use 3D modeling program that allows you to turn your idea into a design for a 3D printer.



Speaker: Jason Slingerland
Quality Engineer, Onshape

Session 2—How to Prep Your Models
For Printing

Join this live interactive demo of 3D printer preparation programs and how to use them, with accompanying Q+A to answer all your questions. See a few examples of difficult to plate models and discuss different orientations for different results.

3D Printing Weekly Crash Courses

Available Courses

1. Beginner Design for 3D Printing
2. Advanced Design for 3D Printing
3. Essentials of 3D Printing with Metal
4. Filaments, Materials and Software
 Considerations for 3D Printing

Each Course Includes

Two Live Guest-Speaker Sessions + Online Workshop

Guest Speaker Sessions:

90 minutes of key principles, case studies, and lessons, presented in two livestream sessions with Q&A.

All live sessions will be recorded and posted in the online classroom for on-demand access.

Online Workshop:

An assignment to apply what you learn, shared in a small group workshop with feedback from an industry expert.

All live content will be recorded and posted in the online classroom for on-demand access.

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