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Introduction to 3D Printing and CAD Drawing Workshop

3D chess pieces
3D chess pieces
3D jewelry
3D jewelry
3D printers, ready for projects
3D printers, ready for projects
A 3D printer creating a keychain
A 3D printer creating a keychain
A California keychain printed by our 3D printer
A California keychain printed by our 3D printer

Explore new frontiers in technology through 3D printing in the Tinkering Studio at the Fleet Science Center. Our next three-session workshop on computer-aided design (CAD) and 3D printing is coming up. The schedule is below. You'll get to design and execute the printing of your very own three-dimensional object! 

Presented by Otto Lai

Otto Lai began his professional career in New York as a modeler on MTV’s Celebrity Death Match and then as an animator on Nickelodeon’s Little Bill. Since moving to San Diego, he joined Legend 3D to work on Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland, and as Head Compositing Trainer helped prepare over 200 artists for Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon, Smurfs and other titles. With over nine years of teaching experience, Otto co-founded the Visual Effects and Compositing Program at Platt College in 2010. He is currently teaching at Art Institute San Diego, San Diego State University and FX Dojo in Liberty Station.


TICKETS

Price:

$85 for Fleet members and $95 for nonmembers.


 

Workshop Dates

November 

November 5,12,19 

Noon - 2 p.m. 

January 

January 14,21,28

Noon - 2 p.m. 

March 

March 4,11,18

Noon - 2 p.m. 

June 

June 3,10,17 

Noon - 2 p.m. 

 

NOTE: Participants must attend all three workshops to complete their project.