A hands-on workshop where participants will be introduced to 3D printing and its history, see examples of its use in fashion today, and take a look at what’s coming in the future.
Students will learn the fundamentals of 3D CAD design and will get hands-on experience designing and producing in 3D and using a desktop 3D printer. At completion each attendee will have a 3D printed object of their own creation and a resource list to further their explorations.
Session 1: Hour 1 - An overview of 3D printing in fashion. Where it is now and where it’s going. Hour 2 - Introduction to Tinkercad and an overview of all the tools and how they can be used to create objects.
Session 2: Both hours dedicated to getting comfortable with Tinkercad and to begin creating their object.
Session 3: Refining their designs to enable printing, printing their accessories, discussion of the future of 3D printed fashion and presentation of resources to further their education.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
SYLVIA HEISEL is a fashion designer and creative director, and is an expert on 3D printing, functional fashion, design for smart wearables and new materials manufacturing applications for fashion. A member of the CFDA, Sylvia’s women’s designer eveningwear collection was carried in America’s best specialty stores for over 25 years.
Currently developing a work-flow and manufacturing system for 3D printed apparel she was named one of the "12 Amazing People You Need To Know In New York Fashion Tech".
SCOTT TAYLOR is a visual artist and an authority on 3D printing for art, design and fashion applications. He teaches after-school instructors the fundamentals of 3D printing and CAD design and runs hands-on classes that combine 3D printing and art at the Grand Street Settlement Clubhouse in Lower Manhattan.
As a partner in Heisel, Scott is developing software and a workflow for 3D printed apparel and teaches 3D printing to fashion students.
COURSE WITHDRAWAL/REFUND OF TUITION
Requests for course withdrawal/refund of tuition must be made in writing to Edward Kwang (firstname.lastname@example.org) 24 business hours prior to the start of a program for a full refund. Requests received after a course's completion cannot be fulfilled.
Beginning the first day of class, refunds are not available.