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Beyond surfaces

Developing my ideas towards the larger 3d prints has been challenging and I’ve found myself frequently hitting the limits of my technical ability with 3d modelling software. With the course taking place on a weekly basis, the pressure mounted as we developed our projects towards our larger […]

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Modelling Meshes

The third and fourth weeks have largely been spent working in the CAD suite and looking more closely at creating objects in programmes such as Studio 3d Max. 3D Studio Max is part of the Autodesk suite of programmes (also […]

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Printing space

  This evening’s session was hugely exciting! We had been set a task to bring in a small model to try out on one of the Maker Bots, so we started off by loading one of our own files onto […]

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Week One

Today was a great start to the course. We were given a detailed tour of the 3d printing facilities at The Cass by course tutor, Anatol Just. We looked at the various machines – SLS (Selective Laser Sintering), Z Corp […]

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Asteroids and minor planets

A blog by artist Julie Hill, a recipient of an a-n Professional Development Bursary 2018 to undertake a course in 3d printing at The Cass. Julie is working with 3d files of asteroids (or minor planets) from NASA’s 3d Resources.

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CAD and 3D Printing

  I ain’t no blogger it turns out. I do sketch and I scribble thoughts and this is what I wanted to transform into forms which I can not create by hand! I want to create casts within casts, writing […]

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Final work made by Anna Lewis during her Makers Using Technology residency
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Makers Using Technology

Last year for expedient reasons, mainly to make my day job more challenging, I developed an artist residency programme within a product design research centre Makers Using Technology.

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