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3D Design and Product Development

  • Provides a comprehensive overview of 3D technology
  • Focuses on design technique and tools
  • Explores the design process from concept to creation

3D design and product development courses provide instruction on how to translate concepts into digital designs, fabricate them using 3D printers, and turn them into finished products. Learn how to combine art, science, and technology to create aesthetically pleasing, functional, and sustainable designs. Course work covers solid and surface modeling, design tools and approaches, and a broad range of industrial and consumer applications, from personal fabrication to mass production and rapid prototyping. Lab and site visits provide hands-on experience with a variety of desktop 3D printers and scanners.

Learn more about the Diploma in 3D Design and 3D Printing.

3D Printing and Digital Fabrication

Learn the foundational tools of 3D printing and 3D scanning, and gain an introduction to the 3D design industry.

2018 Fall
1 section

Polygon Modeling and Digital Visualization

Learn the basics of building complex 3D mesh forms, and become familiar with the workflows and tools for polygon modeling.

2018 Fall
1 section

ZBrush for 3D Artists and Designers

Learn to use the features and intuitive sculpting tools unique to ZBrush, a program used in the visual effects, animation, and video game industries.

2018 Summer
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Design Drawing and Visual Development

Develop and improve your industrial design drawing skills for both analog and digital applications.

2018 Summer
1 section

Digital Sculpting with Sculptris: Cryptids and Creatures

Learn to use Sculptris, a free digital sculpting and 3D modeling program used in the visual effects, animation, and video game fields.

Photorealistic Rendering and Visualization with KeyShot

Learn the fundamentals of photorealistic rendering using industry-standard software Luxion KeyShot in this hands-on, practical course.

SolidWorks

Learn the SolidWorks interface and sketching and modeling tools, and then explore the planes and orientation of the 3D model space.

ZBrush for 3D Artists and Designers

Learn to use the essential features and tools unique to ZBrush, a program used frequently in the visual effects, animation, and video game industries.