3DAY – 3D Modeling Introductory Workshop Series

3D modelling is an essential tool for product design, ideation and design communication. When partnered with digital fabrication tools like 3D Printing, it can be used to rapidly transform a computer model into the real thing.

Learn the basics of 3D modeling through demonstrations and explorations using Autodesk’s Inventor. Hands-on project based exercises will introduce some of the skills necessary for a simple 3D modeling mini-project.

Instructor Wolf Schmitz is an RCOA Parent, Design & Technology Teacher, and a Mechanical Engineering Technologist.  You can see examples of some of his projects at www.CompuCAD.ca

Project Design a ‘chess piece’ sized sampler through parametric 3D modelling into a PDF drawing with orthographic views with the objective of preparing the model for 3D printing

  

Those who are interested in a more advanced class series will be contacted in the Spring and offered an opportunity to participate in a more extensive series for a car design project.

Equipment & Software Required Please bring a laptop with Inventor installed (select free license)

Cost: $60 per learner for three 2.5hr classes

Dates: November 16, 23 & 30

Time: 2:00-4:30pm

Signup via the Activities form in OTIS – those not able to access OTIS email jocelyn@rcoa.ca

Location: Saanich Community Church 4566 W Saanich Rd, Victoria

Carpooling will be coordinated for Duncan Learners to attend

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