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3D Printing for Model Making

Nottingham Trent University
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3 weeks
158.33 GBP excl. VAT
English
Evening
Nottingham
Professional Training

Course description

3D Printing for Model Making

Artists and designers of all backgrounds use 3D printing to create models and parts, from simple forms to detailed working prototypes.

It’s a technology that’s become a quick and affordable means to produce one-off items.

On this course, you’ll gain a hands-on experience of 3D printing, with opportunities to explore materials and see how the equipment works, and to develop a personal project.

This course is therefore aimed at professionals and hobbyists of all backgrounds and abilities who are interested in architecture, craft, art and design.

There’ll be demonstrations, 1-2-1 time and practical activities to help you experiment with this fascinating technology.

On this course, you will:

  • be introduced to design software including SketchUp, AutoCAD and TinkerCAD
  • explore the stages of 3D printing to produce models, objects or parts
  • learn about materials and processes that you might want to explore further after the course.

With support from the tutor, you’ll research a project of your choice based on your own ideas.

This could be a project that you’re already working on, or something that you’re itching to make a reality.

All the materials will be supplied.

What will I gain?

Upon completing the course, you’ll have an overview of 3D printing, a project either completed or in development, and an understanding of how the technology can be used in your work.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: You should have a project in mind that you wish to develop. Software skills are useful but not essential, as the basics will be covered.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Certificate of attendance.

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Nottingham Trent University Creative, Language and Built Environment Short Courses One of the largest and most popular universities in the UK, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) provides beginners, improvers and professionals the opportunity to expand skills and knowledge by attending a short...


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