What will you be doing on this workshop?

On this Digital Sculpting session, you will learn how to 3D model shapes in a more organic way. Starting from a digital ball of clay, use sculpting techniques on the computer to push, pull and mold your shape to create your own 3D model of a character than is suitable for 3D printing.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand digital sculpting terminology and tools
  2. Be able to use software to create 3D digital designs

Aims of the Session:

1.1 Use appropriate software to create unique digital designs in a 3D modelling environment
2.1 Use software features to incorporate sculpting tools whilst working with digital clay.
2.2 Produce a digital creative design that is suitable for 3D printing

How long is the workshop?

As everyone learns at different speeds, the workshop is always delivered at your pace, over a minimum of 4 hours.
Session times are usually run 10am – 2pm of given days, but occassionally we do change timings around to try to suit everyone’s availability.
We do also allow for additional time or a return for future sessions if you would like to or need to stay on for a bit longer to finish off.

Who is it aimed at?

Generally, anyone over the age of 16years, living in Coventry and unemployed are eligible to register onto our courses. Please check out of project funding for full eligibility criteria.
Workshop class sizes are always kept to a maximum of 6 participants to ensure everyone is able to get enough support and any 1-2-1 support that may be required.

Are there any entry requirements?

Everyone needs to have completed a registration with us prior to being allocated a space on any activities.
If you are not registered already, please follow this link: https://fablabcov.coventry.ac.uk/register-2345
No formal entry requirements or previous experience is necessary. This session is suitable for complete beginners as well as those with prior knowledge and skills.
Basic computer skills are a benefit, as you will be designing your own graphics on a computer during the session.

What qualification will I gain from it?

Learners on the programme will earn ‘digital badges’ in recognition for completing workshops, programmes and getting involved in FabLab Coventry projects. You will be able to keep your badges forever and share what you have achieved with employers, your online community via social media, or potential education providers.

Digital Sculpting

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