3Design CAD for Beginners (Online) | BAJ

3Design CAD for Beginners (Online)

COURSE OVERVIEW

On this 3Design CAD for Jewellery course you will learn to model and render jewellery designs in 3D with 3Design Atelier, gaining confidence in producing objects that can be brought to life through 3D printing or jewellery casting.

3Design CAD for Jewellery: Beginner course is ideal for current or aspiring jewellery designers who need to rework their fine CAD jewellery designs on a regular basis, and will teach them how to use 3Design’s powerful parametric modelling tools to quickly make dramatic changes to existing models.

BAJ’s innovative virtual classroom allows online students to participate in hands-on, live tutoring sessions in small groups, meaning that, even if you’re distance learning, you can benefit from personalised feedback in real time from our world-class teaching staff. 

GREAT REASONS TO BOOK

On this 3Design CAD for Jewellery course you will learn to model and render jewellery designs in 3D with 3Design Atelier, gaining confidence in producing objects that can be brought to life through 3D printing or jewellery casting.

3Design CAD for Jewellery: Beginner course is ideal for current or aspiring jewellery designers who need to rework their fine CAD jewellery designs on a regular basis, and will teach them how to use 3Design’s powerful parametric modelling tools to quickly make dramatic changes to existing models.

BAJ’s innovative virtual classroom allows online students to participate in hands-on, live tutoring sessions in small groups, meaning that, even if you’re distance learning, you can benefit from personalised feedback in real time from our world-class teaching staff. 

Course Content
Course Content

By the end of the course, you will be able to model and render jewellery designs in 3D CAD, and take advantage of 3Design’s powerful and flexible Parametric History Tree to quickly and dramatically modify and rework existing models. You will also gain confidence in applying your existing knowledge of jewellery making tolerances to producing objects suitable for 3D printing and jewellery casting.

Part 1

  1. Interface walkthrough of menus and controls
  2. Working with axes and basic planes (OXY, OXZ, OYZ)
  3. Building and deforming primitive solids
  4. Using the Parametric History Tree to edit objects
  5. Sketch Mode vs. Part Mode
  6. Working with vector lines
  7. Setting materials
  8. Booleans
  9. Basic ring construction, including Sweeping Wizard
  10. Referencing and copying objects from History Tree
  11. Tolerances for building perfect rings
  12. Stone setting tolerances
  13. Basic rendering

 

Part 2

  1. Using Curve Sweeping for multi-path sweeps
  2. Using Circular Duplication
  3. Using stone setting tools (Belts and Claws)
  4. Sweeping and revolving stone settings manually
  5. Using support planes for building and positioning objects
  6. Creating 3-Way diagrams from scanned images
  7. Building a pinched tiffany shank

 

Part 3 (including Optionals)

  1. Using Jewelling to lay stones or other objects along a surface
  2. Using the Loft command
  3. Making chains and bails for necklaces
  4. Using the Advanced Pave tool
  5. Breaking your designs down into basic 3Design tools
  6. Making a hollow cuff bangle
  7. Adding inset text onto a bangle
  8. Managing multiple parts and components
Key Information
Key Information

Next dates: We have scheduled 2 deliveries of this course for 2023.

Delivery 1:

Wednesday 22nd February 2023- 2-5pm

Wednesday 1st March 2023- 2-5pm

Wednesday 8th March 2023- 2-5pm

Wednesday 15th March 2023- 2-5pm

Wednesday 22nd March 2023- 2-5pm

Wednesday 29th March 2023- 2-5pm

 

Delivery 2:

Wednesday 6th September 2023- 2-5pm

Wednesday 13th September 2023- 2-5pm

Wednesday 20th September 2023- 2-5pm

Wednesday 27th September 2023- 2-5pm

Wednesday 4th October 2023- 2-5pm

Wednesday 11th October 2023- 2-5pm

Delivery: Online.

Price: £650

This includes an 8 week trial version of 3Design software. Participants can also opt to purchase a permanent licence of the software at a discounted rate during or after the course. With a valid Student ID, you may also be eligible for a free student version. Contact us and we can put you in touch with our 3Design representative for more details on options and prices.

Entry and software requirements: Students should already be confident with using a computer (whether Mac or PC).

You will also need a computer capable of running CAD, you will need to have the 3Design CAD software installed and confirmed as working on your computer. Check the computer specification list for the spec requirements here.

Progression
Progression

Upon completing this course, learner may explore other aspects of jewellery making with another BAJ short courses, or could apply for one of our comprehensive diploma programmes.

Contact Us

Morley House,
26-30 Holborn Viaduct,
London EC1A 2AT

+44 (0)20 7405 0197

info@baj.ac.uk

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