Introduction to 3D Modelling and Printing for Jewellers

Duration

18 hours

Mode

Face-to-face

Location

City Campus

Cost

$380

Next Intake

To be determined

Overview

In this short course, jewellery participants will be introduced to ring production using 3D Printing technologies. The objective will be for jewellers to learn about how they can use Rhino to apply 3D Printing to their current jewellery practice. To explore how the digital tool and can be used to develop small gold silversmithing objects. Participants will work creatively from their own original drawings of rings to explore contemporary forms.

Course content

Participating jewellers will use new drawings or their own current ring designs in develop introductory 3D Modelling techniques using Rhino. Through a series of learning activities participants will develop their skills and drawing of various 3d forms; Create 2-3 rings using 3d printing; Use different 3D Modelling techniques and digital fabrication techniques to create, solitaires, bezels and pattern rings.

Timetable

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

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Prerequisites

Jewellery design or making experience

Materials supplied

Basic materials including one 3D printed object required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

Stationary, and an A4 note book suitable for drawing and taking notes. A stone suitable for bezel setting, callipers.

Suited to

This course is suited to jewellers with little or no experience 3d modelling and printing and who are interested in developing introductory skills in this area.

Additional notes

Chris Bahng is a contemporary jeweller who primarily uses CAD and 3D Printing to make his jewellery. He has been building his career in the jewellery industry for over 13 years including product manager at a start-up jewellery company (Melbourne), associate designer at JamFactory Contemporary Craft Design (Adelaide) and co-founder at SAM Jewellery (Korea). Chris has exhibited internationally since 2006 and received awards and grants including Victorian Craft Award-Jewellery Encouragement ‘2015.

Outcome

The objective is to gain knowledge about using 3d modelling and printing to make a creative personal jewellery design.

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