Design Estimate: 2 hrs
Skills Gained: Basic 3D Design Print Theory & Blender Basics
Goal: This week is all about getting to know the tools. Understanding the basic workflows and learning how to manipulate basic objects.
Design Estimate: 3 hrs
Skills Gained: Working with images, lathe tools, text tools and basics to practical measurements.
Goal: This week is all about learning how to be a flexible designer. By teaching you three different workflows in lithophanes, 3d printed vases, and custom rings, you'll learn how to really start thinking about design structure for your prints.
Design Estimate: 3 hrs
Skills Gained: Box Modeling Basics, Intro to Tolerance, Basics to splicing models.
Goal: Week 3 is about teaching you more complex techniques to begin opening up your creative side. We'll be teaching box modeling with subsurface modifiers & extrusion tools. You'll also be learning about tolerances in your design workflow by building a toy car. We'll even go over splicing objects so you can cut up larger designs for small 3D printers.
Design Estimate: 3 hrs
Skills Gained: Sculpting Basics, Intro to Adaptive Design, and Digital Rendering w/ Eevee Basics.
Goal: Week 4 is the last week we have to cram as much of the extra fun stuff as we can! You'll be learning the basics of Blender's powerful sculpting tools by crafting your best digital snowman. Adaptive Design will teach you how to measure & design for real world objects like your cell phone. And because it's always fun to render out your work we've also thrown in a bonus lesson on Eevee basics
The course really helped me, a person with no prior Blender experience, to get a grasp of Blender! What I especially like about this course are the fun &...Read More
The course really helped me, a person with no prior Blender experience, to get a grasp of Blender! What I especially like about this course are the fun & cute exercises, and that the keys our instructor presses are being displayed in the video.Read Less
lot of content and information very well explained, easy to follow and learn. Great tricks for 3d printing i didnt know blender had.
lot of content and information very well explained, easy to follow and learn. Great tricks for 3d printing i didnt know blender had.Read Less
I've tried learning Blender in the past and had little luck, but this was a perfect little introduction to how to use it. And the added focus on 3D printing ...Read More
I've tried learning Blender in the past and had little luck, but this was a perfect little introduction to how to use it. And the added focus on 3D printing helps teach good modeling techniques. Highly recommended.Read Less
I saw this course as a 4-week challenge, strictly following all the instructions step by step. To get the most of this training, students have to fulfill eve...Read More
I saw this course as a 4-week challenge, strictly following all the instructions step by step. To get the most of this training, students have to fulfill every task, including creating own designs and 3D printing them out. That's the only way to digest Blender in this crash course. Jason is very supportive and responsive, and great fun too!Read Less
This course was extremely easy. Jayson says at the beginning that its pretty basic, but if you did the intro course you'll get this almost immediately. It's ...Read More
This course was extremely easy. Jayson says at the beginning that its pretty basic, but if you did the intro course you'll get this almost immediately. It's great how things are building on each other.Read Less
I really liked this course. I really get more than what I was expecting. I enjoyed the lessons and participating in the Live Meetups. Jayson was super help...Read More
I really liked this course. I really get more than what I was expecting. I enjoyed the lessons and participating in the Live Meetups. Jayson was super helpful and always happy to provide support and feedback. The weekly delivery epowered me to follow the course and learn many things in one month. I am ready for the next course :)Read Less
Loved week 1, all information I had to find in several videos online before finding your workshop. Keep spreading the love with blender for 3D printing. We...Read More
Loved week 1, all information I had to find in several videos online before finding your workshop. Keep spreading the love with blender for 3D printing. Week 2 even better, if I've learned this much in just 2 weeks, can't wait to dive into the next 2. Week 3 continues to live up to the previous weeks of easy to follow tutorials and very exciting projects. I'm looking forward to and disappointed to start the last week of this beginner series. Well here we are, at the end of week 4. This 4 week class was amazing, I learned so much in a short amount of time and the teacher is just great, very patient and easily accessible. Look forward to more training videos and live podcast with you guys! Sad to see it end for me but excited to see it's future for you. Keep living the dream.Read Less
I was pretty intimidated by Blender before I took this course. This class really helped me to understand the UI and the whole Modus Operandi when prepping mo...Read More
I was pretty intimidated by Blender before I took this course. This class really helped me to understand the UI and the whole Modus Operandi when prepping models for printing. There is not a lot of material out there for learning 3D modeling for printing in Blender and this really helped me out. Jason is really good at explaining the material and I honestly had fun with the course. I feel a lot more comfortable with the UI and can even use jargon and terminology with fellow modeling folks. I feel this served as a really good foundation for me. I can now understand and begin to follow other tutorials online. Its a really good class and it would be my first recommendation if anyone I knew wanted to get into the hobby as well. Thank you again to the folks who made this course!Read Less
I've been relatively new to 3D printing and had little experience in blender. This course is very well prepared and a great introduction.
I've been relatively new to 3D printing and had little experience in blender. This course is very well prepared and a great introduction.Read Less
gives good confidence in the different workflows and allows you to make your first attempts in 3d printing.
gives good confidence in the different workflows and allows you to make your first attempts in 3d printing.Read Less
Great lessons guided my initial understanding of Blender a very complicated program
Great lessons guided my initial understanding of Blender a very complicated programRead Less
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Blender 2.8 Intro & 3D Printing Design Workflows
Beginner Prototyping for 3D Printed Products
3D Printing Tool Box & Bool Tool (Free Blender Add Ons)
How to build "Flexible" Design Projects
How to Create Wearable Designs with Custom Text
Basics to Box Modeling & Subsurf Modeling
How to take Awesome Photos of your 3D Designs (EEVEE Renders)
Basics of Sculpting for 3D Printing
Create Designs for Real World Objects
In 2019 with an ambition to encourage more 3D Print Makers to learn to design their own work, he began PTT.live in hopes to expand the 3D print design curriculum available online. He's passionate about helping his students grow, learn, and experience their own brainpower. Turning ideas into things is a superpower and he's always looking forward to seeing what his students create!
Who is this workshop right for?
This workshop is designed for the absolute design beginner. Even if you've never opened a 3D software in your life, we can get your sea legs a little more stable.
If you're looking to learn in a quick and effective way this workshop will help you navigate the Blender for 3D Printing Workflows.
How long will this take a day to complete the workshop curriculum?
This workshop is designed to provide up to 2.5hrs of video lectures a week that you can tackle at your own pace. Actual design time on each assignment is up to you.
As long as you apply yourself and do the work, you'll gain the skill sets necessary to transform at a rapid pace.
Do I need a 3D Printer to take this workshop?
No! This course is focused on designing for 3D printing. While we will touch on the concepts necessary to get your design on the print-bed, we will not be focusing on the practical gear or technical side of the process.
Does the 3D Blender software cost money?
Nope! Blender is an amazing open-source FREE software that can power every possible need you might have as a designer. This course will teach you how to leverage its tools for 3D printing.
What will I learn if I take this workshop?
By taking a few hours out of your week to engage the workshop curriculum you will;
- Learn how to create your own 3D Printable Designs using Blender 2.8.
- The basic skills to bring your ideas to the physical world.
- Have a basic understanding of Blender’s Design Tools.
- Have a basic understanding of 3D Printing Theory.
- Have a basic understanding of Flexible Design Workflows in box modeling, subsurface modeling, and 3D sculpting.
When do the classes begin?
From the moment you sign up you have access to all courses & downloads. This allows you to move at your own pace regardless of workshop curriculum.
For the sake of pacing the group we will be following the curriculum set out in our Workshop Orientation Package (provided upon enrollment). This will breakdown skill/lesson goals for the week.
Every Sunday at 12pm CST we will meet in the Workshop Only discord to go over course work, answer questions, and give constructive feedback to each student.
How long will I be able to have access to the course after the 4 Weeks?
You will have access to all the lessons now and into the future. This will allow all students the opportunity to go back and retake lessons as well as benefit from updates we make to the course.
If I purchase the workshop why would I need a 1 year membership?
The Beginner Workshop allows you to have access to the Beginner Series (101, 102, 103, & 104).
The 1 year Free Membership ($120 value) will allow you to gain access to additional courses we have scheduled to be released in the coming year. This gives you the opportunity to continue your learning experience after you complete the workshop.
To redeem your membership please see the Orientation Package provided in your purchase.
Is there a money back guarantee?
Yes! We offer a 100% Money-Back Guarantee up to 14 days after your purchase.
Meaning, if you go half way through the lessons and don't feel you learned anything - we'll give you your money back.