Will you be in or around NYC in the month of February? Here is a great range of classes on a variety of topics related to 3D printing and design for 3D printing.
I will be offering a class Friday, February 8th from 7pm-8:30pm called “Designing Objects to Interface with the Real World” which will feature how to use open source design software Blender and OpenSCAD to create projects designed to interface with displays and other electronics — and how to share your design files so that others can benefit.
While the course will emphasize setting up Blender for CAD-like functionality, I will be joined by an OpenSCAD secret guest who will walk us through some elite best practices for creating parametric designs such as those now in place for the MakerBot Customizer on Thingiverse.com.
Here are details for all of the classes on offer at 3DEA:
Throughout the 3DEA pop up, we offer a fantastic lineup of classes, lectures, competitions and presentations. Learn more about what we’re offering by clicking on the pictures above. Like a 3D printer, our lineup is constantly evolving. Check back frequently, join us on Facebook and Twitter, or email the Openhouse team at [email protected] BECOME A 3DEA MEMBER FOR PRIZES, PERKS AN INVITES! SIGN UP HERE!
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