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3D Printing at the Meyer Library: Explore CAD programs

Guide to 3D Printing services at the Meyer Library

Design your own 3D object!

    Create your own model using Blender.  
     If you are new to this, check out CG Cookie's tutorial for beginners  

   

       Absolute beginner tutorial on how to create a mesh point by point.

Design your own 3D object!

  Image result for onshape  Create your own model using the new web-based CAD program, Onshape.  There is no need to download any CAD program, design, save, export, share your model online. Learn more by visiting their tutorials page.

   

Rather read an instruction manual? Download Onshape's help manual (pdf).

Design your own 3D object!

    Create your own model using Maya. The software can be used for 3D computer animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering.  Learn Maya by following the Beginners Guide to Maya 2016 written by Shane Whittington. 

     

In this video tutorial, Shane Whittington provides a step by step lesson on the tools and user interface of the Maya software, model creation, texture, lighting and rendering!

Design your own 3D object!

    Create your own model using Autodesk Fusion 360. Autodesk offers a free 3-year education license for students and educators. Check out the Fusion 360 Youtube channel for basic lessons!

       

       Video Tutorial on how to sculpting in Fusion 360.

Design your own 3D object!

Create your own model using Tinkercad.  Simply drag building blocks of shape onto the design grid and piece them together!
 

            

         

Short tutorial on how to use Tinkercad