Introduction to 3D Modelling

18 May 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

  • 25 May 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

The workshops of May 18 and May 25 are full! Please register on the waiting list by writing ot if you wishes the workshop to be given again.

Description: This one-day workshop will provide an introduction to Blender: a professional, open-source software for 3D modelling, rendering, and animation. Participants will learn how to import, modify 3D models from the Thingiverse. A brief introduction to Blender materials, lighting systems, and image rendering will be provided.

Prerequisite: Blender is an open-source software compatible with Mac, Linux, and PC computers. Participants should bring their own mouse and laptop with the software installed. 


  • Navigating: An introduction to the Blender graphic user interface (GUI) and keyboard shortcuts.
  • Importing: Exploring the Thingiverse. Participants will choose one or two pre-existing STL models and import them into Blender.


  • Modelling + Texturing: Participants will be introduced to basic 3D modelling tools, modifiers, and materials.
  • Troubleshooting 
  • Lighting: A basic discussion of lighting and rendering.
  • Troubleshooting 
  • Rendering: Participants will prepare their model for image rendering.
  • Online Resources: Presentation of free material libraries, online tutorials, and other helpful links.

Members/Students: $60 || Regular: $70

48 hours cancellation notice is required for any reimbursement.

Become a member of Eastern Bloc for $50/year ($40/year for students) and receive the discounted price on workshops and events. Contact for more info.

18 May 2019, 10:00 - 17:00

  • 25 May 2019, 10:00 - 17:00