3D Printing from Zero to Hero in Blender 3x - 3D Design
What you'll learn
- How to 3D Model & 3D Print Successfully
- How to Create 3D Models Fast And Efficiently Inside the Free Software Blender
- How to Export your 3D Models
- How to Slice your 3D Models and Generate G-Code
- How to Print your Models in a 3D Printer
- How to Upload your Models to Shapeways for Costing & 3D printing
- A Computer Capable of Running the Free Software Blender
- A basic understanding of computers
Learn to 3D Model & 3D Print with this comprehensive & detailed 3D printing course on Udemy. The software we use will be the free and open source software Blender. On completion of the course you will be able to use Blender as the complete 3D design and creation package. Using the methods and techniques demonstrated throughout this course you will be capable of Designing, 3D Modelling & Slicing, your own unique 3D models for 3D printing.
The course is designed for practical learning. The videos will take you step by step through the process of creating 3D models and exporting for 3D printing. Each step is clearly detailed so beginners to intermediate students can successfully complete the course. With the latest release of Blender there has never been a better time to get your creativity flowing.
Learn about common 3D Printing terms such as Wall Thickness, Infill, Supports, Bridging, Brim, STL Files, Slicing, G – code, Heat Bed & Extruder and many more.
During the course we create a range of models. These include a phone stand, door grip, vase, piggy bank, coin and we 3D reconstruct a model taken from a phone camera. All these examples will expose you to the powerful tools within Blender and teach you the most important concepts while working in 3D software.
The Course Includes:
3D Modelling in Blender
The 3D print Toolbox Add-on to test and fix common issues
Exporting STL files
Generating the G-Code
Printing on a Prusa 3D printer
Uploading to the Shapeways Print Service
3D reconstruction, photo scanning & Printing
Importing External Models & Techniques for Preparing for 3D Printing
Blender is an amazing program that enables your creative side while constantly challenging you to improve. By simply following this course you will not only be be learning the basics of Blender but on completion be capable of modelling anything and 3D Printing successfully.
The lessons are taught using practical examples and designed so you can complete each section before moving forward. Learning Blender doesn't need to be difficult and you should enjoy the journey as you create some amazing 3D models. This 3D printing course will take you step by step through each critical stage and help you develop your skills along the way.
Learn how to design in this amazingly powerful 3D production suite and you’ll be amazed at what you can create.
This introduction to 3D printing course is designed to provide students with the necessary skill set required to model their designs in a free 3D program and export to either their own 3D printer or a 3D print service. This course will guide the student step by step through every process involved in bringing their idea or drawing into the physical form. 3D printing is changing the way we design and buy our products. Unleash your creative side with this incredible process and stay ahead of the curve by seeing your products quickly without the huge investment.
The course includes a simple model of a smart phone to help with the design stage of the mobile phone stand. This course is structured so students gain an understanding of the processes involved early on and by the end should be competent to begin their very own creations.
Unleash your Creative side
Open Blender and be amazed at the possibilities. Discover a new world of creativity. Blender is free, and constantly improving to deliver industry standard tools. It has a strong online community just waiting to be discovered.
More industries than ever are starting to use Blender with more and more small production houses releasing work created using this amazing and user focused software. This will increase greatly over
So jump in and start creating today!
Who this course is for:
- Beginners Who Want To 3d Model & 3d Print Their Own Models Successfully
- Students Who Need To Get From Zero To Hero Without The Fluff
- Students Who Want To Create Unique 3d Models For 3d Printing
- Designers Who Need To Iterate Quickly And See Their Ideas In Physical Form
- Architects Who Need To 3d Print Models For Clients
- 3D Printer Owners Who Want An Easy To Follow Course 3D Printing
- Blender Users Who Want to 3D Print their Models
- Students who want to 3D Print even without a 3D Printer
- Students Who Want To Learn A Free Design Package For Their Own Professional Use
- 3D Print Hobbyist
Thomas is a software developer & designer living in Ireland. He has a passion for technology and problem solving. 3D software is a major area of interest and he teaches many course on the topic empowering students bring their creative side to life like never before. Over the past 12 years he’s worked in the area of design & development and continues to discover new ways of creating.