Welcome to the 3D printing era


Create your own 3D printed models on this fun and practical course. You will be introduced to different methods of producing three-dimensional models with a hands-on approach, from initial sketch models through to presentation models. This course will demonstrate how 3D printers work, show what people make with them, and examine the 3D printing ecosystem. It will also explore the future of 3D printing and discuss how this technology will revolutionise our world.

Topics covered

  • Understanding the transitions from the hand-drawn to digital processes
  • Controlling prototyping techniques
  • Translating your sketch to the 3D printing techniques
  • Remixing and customising physical objects
  • Gaining an appreciation in 3D printing technologies

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to turn your ideas into physical designs. By engaging in these various learning activities, you will increase an appreciation for what 3D printing is and its revolutionary and diverse uses.


Alberto Villanueva Galindo

What you need to bring

A laptop and notepad/pen.


5 weeks


Mondays, 17:30 - 20:30


30 January - 27 February 


£285 (inc. VAT) 

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Any questions?

Please contact us on shortcourses@rave.ac.uk