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3D Modelling for Living Systems

  • The Margin of Eras Gallery 1684 Queen Street West Toronto, ON, M6R 1B3 Canada (map)

The proliferation of digital fabrication tools (CNC milling, laser cutting and 3D printing) have provided small communities the opportunity to produce technological enhancements -- improving our own livelihood. Access to these technologies continue to reduce our dependence on exploitative industrial processes while maintaining a high level of precision, consistency and quality. Problems which arise from industrialized production could be solved by empowering community makers to control the systems that drive our local infrastructure.

In this workshop, participants will learn how to turn concepts into computer models for 3D printing. The workshop will equip students with the fundamentals of constructing “watertight” print (“Watertight” is a term used to describe a 3D mesh suitable for 3D printing.)

Skills learned:
Intro to 3D modelling for 3D printing
Basics of spline modelling
Software tools for working with digital fabrication

Earlier Event: January 17
Hacking Black Futures Exhibition