3D print a ring in two sessions

Course Dates: 16/04/22 - 23/04/22
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Learn the basic steps to 3D model a ring using Rhino software in our bespoke digital and design lab. Send your file to be 3D printed in resin and leave with a simple piece of jewellery to take away. All materials included.
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Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £66.00

Course Code: VW353

Sat, day, 16 Apr - 23 Apr '22

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

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What is the course about?

Using Rhino, a software used for computer-aided design (CAD), you will learn the basics of 3D modelling and how to
apply these to designing a ring. This is a tool for designing and making that is relevant to any jeweller, creative
practitioner or an individual that wishes to learn more about 3D printing. By the end of the course, you will take
home with you a 3D printed ring of your own design printed on site at City Lit.

What will we cover?

• Contextualising the use of the software in the industry.
• Contextualising the 3D printing process and its use in the jewellery industry.
• How to design a ring in Rhino for 3D printing.
• Drawing and manipulating curves and surfaces using various commands such as ArrayPolar, BooleanUnion,
BooleanDifference, Circle and ExtrudeCrv.
• Software terminology such as CPlane, NURBS, STL and slicer.
• 3D printing terminology such as additive manufacturing, CAD, CAM, prototyping and FDM.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of 3D printing and its use in the jewellery industry.
• Recognise how the software is used in the jewellery industry.
• Recognise and use Rhino to design a ring for 3D printing.
• Manipulate curves and surfaces using various commands including ArrayPolar, BooleanUnion, BooleanDifference,
• Circle and ExtrudeCrv.
• Recognise and use software and 3D printing terminology.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is best suited to those with some prior knowledge of design and/or making, however this is not
essential. You should be confident with simple mathematics and accurate measurements, and have basic
experience of using a computer. You do not need to have used Rhino or other CAD software’s before.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Through practical demonstrations both to the group and to individuals. Group discussions and feedback are

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

All materials are provided.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

City Lit offer a wide range of short and year-long courses in Jewellery design and making, from beginners to
advanced, and for professional development.

Browse our current offer for complemtary courses.

Emilia Netto

Emilia Sutherland Netto is the designer and maker behind the jewellery brand Ember & Ore. Emilia has a BA Hons Contemporary Crafts degree from Plymouth College of Art. She has worked in the jewellery indiustry sinse 2012 in various manufacturing capacities and has taught jewellery making since 2013. More recently she has obtained two diplomas in CAD/CAM with an emphasis on jewellery manufacture.Emilia believes in using a mixture of modern and traditional manufacture and design techniques in order to achieve highly detailed and sculptural outcomes.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.