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Inside 3D Printing — Brian Evans: Desktop 3D Printers – From Start to Finish
I’ve been enjoying the first tutorial session lead by Practical 3D Printer writer and instructor, Brian Evans. He has been engaged with this stuff as long as I have, and has done a great job of introducing those brand new to 3D printing to what those desktop units are all about! In the above photo he quickly put together “3D” in OpenSCAD for the audience.
Tutorial 1: Desktop 3D Printers – From Start to Finish
A look at designing models for desktop 3D printing for artists, designers, engineers, and inventors looking to bring fused filament fabrication (FFF) to their desktop with a guide to the design do’s and don’ts for successful 3D printing, including an introduction to solid modeling and how to prepare digital models for printing.
Assistant Professor, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Brian Evans is an artist working in electronic media and Assistant Professor of Art at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He is the author of Practical 3D Printers, 2012, and Beginning Arduino Programming, 2011, both with Apress Media. His work has been shown at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, and the University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach. In 2009, Evans was a resident and contributor to the Grounding Open Source Hardware residency and summit at the Banff New Media Institute in Alberta, Canada. He received an MFA from California State University, Long Beach in 2008, and a BFA from Arizona State University in 2005.
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