Design Tutorials

In this class you will use a lot of different 3D design tools, depending on what types of objects you decide to create. Each software program is different and has its own learning curve, and if you need a specialized tool for your project then you might need to how to use that tool on your own.

The resources, tutorials, and walkthroughs below can help you get started with a wide variety of software and techniques. Sections are listed in alphabetical order by software or technique, and resources within each section are listed roughly in order of difficulty or usefulness. Some resources appear in more than one section.

2D Images

BlockSCAD

Cinema4D

Customization

Design Tips

Fusion 360

GIS/Topography

Grasshopper

MakePrintable

Mathematica

Mathematics

MeshLab

MeshMixer

Mesh Repairs

Minecraft

Morphi

OpenSCAD

Photography

Scanning/Photogrammetry

Sculptris

Shapeways

Sketchup

Structure Synth

Thingiverse

Tinkercad

 TopMod

Wings3D

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