Introduction to 3D Printing and Design | Mayur Patel | Skillshare

Introduction to 3D Printing and Design

Mayur Patel

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7 Lessons (16m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Picking a Project

    • 3. Selecting a Material

    • 4. Developing Your Design

    • 5. Selecting Modeling Software

    • 6. Uploading Your Design for Printing

    • 7. Closing Thoughts


About This Class

In this class, you will learn the essentials for producing your first 3D-printed project.  You do not need your own 3D printer.  The class will focus on using third parties, such as, as a service provider for your prints.  You will practice choosing the best material for the product you want to create and you will practice iterative refinement to improve your product.





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Since 1996, Mayur has worked in film and television, as an artist, supervisor and technologist. He has supervised technical and creative teams around the world. In 2006, he supervised the visual effects for George Miller's Academy award winning animated feature, Happy Feet. Mayur published the book, The Digital Visual Effects Studio: The Artists and Their Work Revealed, in 2009. In 2014, Mayur received a VES Award for work on A Game of Thrones, season 3.

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