Holiday 3D Design Engineering Workshop

Holiday 3D Design Engineering Workshop

Regular price $198.00 Sale

Level 1, 247 Rowe St, Eastwood (Enter via Hillview Lane)
Saturday 27 April 9am - 4pm

    For children 11+ years old with experience using computers. This unique course teaches the concepts and skills to create custom 3D objects by using CAD software and 3D printing. Students work on several multi-stage 3D projects that they will design, build and print to take home.

    About learning 3D design with Tinkercad

    Tinkercad is a free web-based 3D design and modeling software that is popularly used in classrooms for teaching students about design thinking, 3D printing, and engineering. Tinkercad is owned by Autodesk, a leading software company that specializes in design software.

    Key learning points:

    • Creating 3D rigid-body objects
    • Using modifiers to change object properties
    • Cloning objects to create complex geometry
    • Aligning objects with precision
    • Using operators to solve 3D design problems
    • Bringing objects to life using 3D printing technology

    Class is delivered by our own Kai Cheng

    Kai Cheng is a highly experienced design engineer and 3D printing specialist, with over 15 years of experience in the field. He holds a Master of Design by Research and has worked as a lead design engineer on a variety of projects throughout his career. In addition to his professional experience, Cheng has also taught 3D printing and design at high education and health sector institutions, bringing his expertise to the next generation of designers and engineers.