CAD Workshop Series: First Steps into CAD

17 Jul 2019 · 6:00PM - 8:00PM
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Are you keen to learn how to bring CAD into your jewellery design and manufacturing practice, but are not sure where to begin?

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, Simply Rhino and have partnered together to answer your questions about how jewellery CAD and 3D printing works in practice, followed by a short lesson in Rhino 3D designed to to give you a chance to experience for yourself what it would be like to learn jewellery CAD.

Over the course of two hours, you’ll learn more about Rhino interface, commands and best practice techniques for beginning your journey into computer-based 3D Design. While you will can discuss all major 2D and 3D CAD software (depending on your individual questions and needs), we will take advantage of Rhino 3D’s flexibility and scalability to teach you some fundamental principles of CAD as it applies to 3D printing for jewellery design and manufacturing.

CAD technology has revolutionised the industry and has radically changed the way designers create and present their work.

Who is this course designed for?

This course is ideal for those interested in 3D Design, especially in the creative and manufacturing industries, and like using computers. Prior experience with design software or CAD, while helpful, is not necessary.

Beginners: No practical experience or understanding of the listed skill required 
Intermediate: Some practical experience and basic understanding of the listed skill required. 

What do I need to bring with me?

The CAD software, Rhino 3D, will be provided on available PCs.

Who is the tutor?

Jack Meyer has been providing jewellery CAD training in London's jewellery district Hatton Garden since 2006. Over 800+ students have passed through his classes over the years. His combined background in computer graphics programming as well as jewellery manufacturing is unusual among jewellery CAD instructors. He is also one of the few jewellery CAD instructors in the world who is certified to provide training in all major jewellery CAD software packages. When not writing or delivering courses, he runs a bespoke jewellery design business and moderates, where he uses his combined knowledge of all types of jewellery CAD to provide advisory to those keen on starting out in jewellery CAD.

Simply Rhino have supplied Rhino Software and all its Key Plug-Ins, provided support and expertly trained many Rhino3d using customers from all over the UK for more than 15 years.