3D Modelling and Printing for Fashion


12 hours




Brunswick Campus



Next Intake

To be determined


Learn how to create 3D models of jewellery and accessories using Rhinoceros 3D modelling software with expert guidance from an industry leader in her field. This hands-on course will take you through concept design, basic 2D drawing and tracing techniques and modelling your design in 3D to physically printing your design in our state of the art fabrication workshop at the School of Fashion and Textiles, Brunswick Campus.

Course content

  • Overview of 3D printing technologies and applications
  • Practical introduction to Rhino3D modeling software including screen layout, user interface, viewports; drawing lines, surfaces, solids and tracing from photographs; transforming and manipulating solids and measuring
  • Preparing a 3D drawing for 3d printing
  • Introduction to further resources for learning Rhino3D
  • Introduction to using 3d Printing bureau services


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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Basic computer skills are essential.

Materials supplied

Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

Pen/pencil and notebook, ruler and USB flash drive for transferring and storing files.

Suited to

The course will suit people with no experience with 3D modelling software who are interested in an introduction to 3D computer-aided modelling and design skills using Rhinoceros 3D. The course focuses on 3D modelling techniques for creating jewellery, clasps, buttons and garment fixings so will suit jewellers, fashion accessory designers and artists.


By the end of the course students will have 3D printed at least one item and will have the knowledge to outsource further printing to relevant suppliers.

Upon finishing the course you will receive a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

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