Experts to Teach Mold3D’s Curriculum of Online 3D Modeling Courses

3D Printing Industry

What started as an online community with free online courses aimed at facilitating the transition from pure digital 3D modeling to 3D modeling for physical products is now growing into a full academic program with a range of classes. The Fall 2015 class and instructor lineup has just been released, which includes classes for Designer Toy Creation, Jewelry for 3D Printing, Product Design Bootcamp, 3D modeling and more.… By Davide Sher.

Scientists Print First Hybrid 3D Heart Model

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Scientists have integrated computed tomography (CT) and 3D transesophageal echocardiography (3DTEE) imaging to create the first hybrid anatomical model of a patient’s heart. 3D Modeling Health & Medical Health Helen DeVos Children's Hospital model heart

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SOLIDWORKS World 2015: Tuesday General Session Recap

The Solidworks Blog

Toys are just the beginning for Bettina, having role models, both male and female, is critical to aspiring engineers. Luckily, there are nearly 6,000 role models in this building who are excited to support the future.

Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models for March 22-28, 2015 — Kim Kardashian Exposed, Nunchucks, & More!

Over the course of the last few weeks, 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printable models 3d printed kim kardashian 3D printed kitchen accessories 3d printed nunchucks 3D printed spaghetti doser 3d printed statue 3d printed weapons 3d printing repository has seen tremendous growth, as new designers make their way to the platform providing both free and paid content to the 3D printing community. While... View the entire article via our website.

Blair Gardner’s Guide to Become a Better 3D Modeler

3D Design 3D Printing 3D modeling 3d modeling courses 3d printing classes thingiverse udemyOne of the most difficult parts of getting involved in the 3D printing space is turning the idea in your head into a print ready, digital file. One option would be to head over... View the entire article via our website.

How to Get Started with 3D Modeling: An Interview with 3D Modeling Expert Jonathan Williamson


Are you thinking of learning 3D modeling? Or how long it will take you before you can make your first 3D model? Jonathan, you are a professional 3D modeler with years of experience. Doesn’t the world have enough 3D modelers already? It all starts with a model.

NEW Introduction to 3D Printing Training Course for SOLIDWORKS Users

Javelin Tech Tips

As you would have discovered during our recent SOLIDWORKS 2016 Launch Event Broadcast 3D printing your CAD models with SOLIDWORKS is now much easier with new tools for previewing and evaluating print jobs. 3D Printing Models. Get more information about the course.

Using SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD and Composer to Create the Ultimate Mini-Putt Golf Course!

Javelin Tech Tips

For this golf themed tech tip I have designed a Mini-Putt Golf Course using both SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD and SOLIDWORKS Composer 2015. Here we can see how quick and fun it can be to create 3D models using SOLIDWORKS as well as animations using SOLIDWORKS Composer.

Are you using the Top 10 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2015? [VIDEO]

Javelin Tech Tips

There were literally hundreds of enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2015, have you managed to give the top features a try yet? Here is a reminder of the top 10 features in SOLIDWORKS 2015 and their associated benefits: 1. Prepare models automatically for export to popular AEC applications.

UNM Valencia to Offer 3D Printing Mini-Certification with 12-Hour Semester Course

Equipment made its way onto the campus a couple of years ago, and 3D modeling classes... View the entire article via our website. They’ve taken on 3D printing at University of New Mexico’s Valencia campus, and the results are pretty spectacular. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printing certification 3d printing classes 3d printing education college new mexico STEM education UNM Valencia

Converting images into 3D Models

3D Printing Systems

By the way, the second most common question we get asked, “Can you take this single 2D photo of my cat and provide me with a full 3d printed (in colour of course) model of. Having been involved in 3D printing on a daily basis for about 5 years now, one of the most common requests we get is, “Can you 3d print my logo?”.

Top 25: Most Popular 3D Modeling & Design Software for 3D Printing


So what’s the most popular 3D modeling software for 3D printing? Ranking the most popular 3D modeling software for 3D printing isn’t that easy. A higher score means that many 3D printable models were tagged with the name of this software.

SolidWorks World 2015: And So It Begins

Axis CAD Solutions

I have arrived in Phoenix for SOLIDWORKS World 2015! The pre-conference meet ups have been fun and its going to get better when SOLIDWORKS World 2015 officially kicks off today with the welcome reception at 5:30 in the partner pavilion.

Looking back on 2015

Shapeways Blog

Cliche or not, we can’t believe 2015 is coming to an end. From the amazing products that came out of our printers to the cool people we’ve had the chance to work with, 2015 was certainly a year to remember. Of course, our amazing community is a highlight for us.

How to Get Started with 3D Modeling: An Interview with 3D Modeling Expert Jonathan Williamson


Are you thinking of learning 3D modeling? Or how long it will take you before you can make your first 3D model? Jonathan, you are a professional 3D modeler with years of experience. Doesn’t the world have enough 3D modelers already? It all starts with a model.

How to Choose the Perfect File Resolution When Turning Your 3D Model into a 3D Print


Turning your 3D model into a 3D print is an exciting technological process. STL is typically not the native file format of your 3D modeling software. However, most 3D modeling software has the option to export your designs to an STL file.

EPDM TECH TIP: How To Use An Options File For EPDM in 2015


With all the changes that have come about in the license structure for EPDM 2015, you now have all the capabilities with options files that you''ve had with SOLIDWORKS network seats for a while! EPDM Tech Tips Options File SolidWorks Enterprise PDM SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM 2015

Leopoly & zSpace Bring VR, 3D Modeling, & 3D Printing to Schools

3D Printing Industry

One of most easy-to-use 3D modeling platforms in the industry today, Leopoly, has taken note of the way their tools have assisted everyday people to get involved with 3D design and printing. In their new partnership with VR tech developers zSpace, Leopoly is now bringing VR, 3D modeling, and 3D printing into the educational sector with their 3D STEAM platform. 3D Modeling 3D Printing 3DP Applications Business Consumers Education News VRBy Tyler Koslow.

You Can Clean Up with 3D Views in SOLIDWORKS 2015

The Solidworks Blog

Otherwise, a fully annotated 3D model could look like a messy fur ball. 3D Views with SOLIDWORKS MBD 2015 will come handy to clean it up. I will use this a lot when highlighting and capturing parts of the model for design changes from review meetings.”.

How to Become a Professional 3D Modeler: An Interview with 3D Modelling Expert Jonathan Williamson


Becoming a professional 3D modeler is the dream job for many people. But how does one start a career as 3D modeler? 3D model created by Jonathan Williamson. Jonathan, you are a professional 3D modeler with years of experience. Of course, most of them fell through!

New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 – Use Non-Parallel Planes for a Sheet Metal Loft! [VIDEO]

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2015 has given us the ability to generate a dissimilar loft between two NON-PARALLEL planes! Take our 2 day SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal training course either in-class or online. The post New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 – Use Non-Parallel Planes for a Sheet Metal Loft!

3D Modeling Given Depth with HoloCube Holographic Display

3D Printing Industry

Through a holography course at CalArts, I learned of the many ways to create optical illusions and, with my meager skills and resources, I attempted to create an animated phantogram for the iPad, envisioning a method for easy holographic interfaces for the masses. By Michael Molitch-Hou.

Osteo3D Opens Marketplace for 3D Printable Medical Models from Real Patient Data

3D Printing Industry

There are many companies dedicated to improving the use of 3D printing in the medical sector, and one of them Osteo3D, just released an amazing online repository of medical 3D models. Of course, patient information is private, so some of the “live models” have been made anonymous.

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Come see us at 3D Printshow California 2015!


Sculpteo will be exhibiting at the 3D Printshow California 2015. These two days will be a festival of 3D printer manufacturers, 3D printing marketplaces, modeling software companies, scanning companies… and of course us.

3D Systems Demos Virtual Surgeries and Soft 3D Printed Models in New Orleans

3D Printing Industry

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 220,000 men in the US will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, with 1 in 7 men being diagnosed over the course of a lifetime. By Michael Molitch-Hou.

Concept Laser: A Breath of Fresh Air at the IDS 2015

Additive Manufacturing

In contrast to conventional manual milling and casting techniques, the industrial approach of laser melting with metals as a “digital” business model provides a few new options in terms of geometrical freedom, speed, pricing and volume throughput.

New Trophy Revealed – Will You Be the 2015 i.materialise Designer of the Year?


Their stunning designs, comprising mostly futuristic fashion accessories and architectural models in polyamide , convinced the jury. Over the course of 2015, we have been on the lookout for the most inspirational designers, artists, makers and hobbyists.

Parametric or History-Free Modeling? Why Not Both with Direct Editing

The Solidworks Blog

When I was first exposed to parametric CAD in 1995, I immediately saw the promise this modeling technique offered. Sure, under the hood I was still doing Boolean modeling, but it sure seemed faster, easier and much more fun.

Essential Maya Modeling Tips and Tricks: Russ’s Tutorial on How to Design Samurai Helmets


After having presented two stunning 3D models of Japanese samurai helmets last months, Russ Ogi will now show us how he designed them in Autodesk Maya in this tutorial. I am an Autodesk Maya NURBS modeler. This is useful in selecting or finding certain sections of a model quickly.

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New 3D House Printer Cranks out 1,000 Square Feet a Day

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Over the course of 24 hours, the Apis Cor is able to craft a multi-story home with up to 630 square feet of living space by printing layer after layer of appropriate material. 3D Modeling Industrial 3D printed house 3d Printer 3D Printing construction

SOLIDWORKS TECH TIP: Model Visualization - Part 3: Camera


Part 1: Orientation Part 2: Perspective Now that we know the camera, and not the model, moves around for our orientation, and the illusion of depth we create with perspective, let's dive even deeper to combine these with cameras and camera views. If you missed parts 1 or 2.

Surgeons Pinpoint Kidney Tumors with 3D Printed Color Models

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

At the Department of Urology and Kidney Transplantation at the University Hospital (CHU) de Bordeaux in France, physicians are using the models during pre-surgery planning. The 3D printed models are also used during surgical training, as well as to enhance communication to patients.

Controlling A Model Out in the World

Shapeways Blog

This is the fifth post in a series about different types of rights that could be involved with models and files here at Shapeways. Today we’re talking about what happens to rights in models after the model is sold. 3D Modeling

SOLIDWORKS TECH TIP: Model Visualization - Part 1: Orientation


With exciting new technology like Microsoft''s Hololens being recently revealed, I thought it might be useful to understand how SOLIDWORKS handles viewing of models and hopefully open up a discussion about how these new technologies might affect our design processes in the future.

Welcome to SolidWorks World 2015!

Rants and Raves Without Rhyme or Reason

Welcome to beautiful Phoenix, Arizona, home of cacti, rattlesnakes, and SolidWorks World 2015. Registration of course. They’ll review the Model Mania contest (which you should try out while you’re checking out the Partner Pavilion), and announce the winners.

Amsterdam Will Soon Boast a 3D Printed Steel Bridge

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Printing a functional, life-size bridge is of course the ideal way to showcase the endless possibilities of this technique.”. 3D Modeling 3D printed bridge Amsterdam bridge MX3D videoBridges are something of a thing in Amsterdam and a necessity for navigating over all those canals.

New Considerations When Upgrading to EPDM 2015


Enterprise PDM 2015 has brought with it some important changes that will affect your upgrade. The Upgrade Below are the steps you should follow to upgrade to EPDM 2015. You''re now working in EPDM 2015! EPDM Tech Tips SolidWorks Enterprise PDM SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM 2015