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3D Printing and 3D Modelling

17 APR 2018
4.00 PM - 6.00 PM
USQ Makerspace

Want to get into 3D printing and 3D modelling for the classroom but don't know where to start? Ever wanted to 3D scan yourself and own a mini me?

This workshop will walk you through what all the 3D printing hype is about and teach you how to make your own 3D printed life hacks for around the house or at work.

This workshop is facilitate by Steph Piper. Steph, is the Coordinator (Community Engagement) Library Services and works in collaboration with the local community of students and staff to manage the Library makerspace, providing spaces for exploration of technologies, and the development of digital fluency within a maker culture.

Steph will teach you two different types of 3D modelling styles, including CAD and sculpting with free software. She'll also reveal the best places to find 3D models and explore different 3D scanning techniques. You'll learn about different considerations to 3D model for 3D printing, material choices, printer capabilities and how to finish your modes with smoothing techniques and painting.

What to bring

Laptop with Fusion 360 Educational/Personal Edition and MeshMixer Pre-installed (free software).

Further information

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