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3D Character Design with TinkerCAD & Blender

Do you have a passion for Star Wars and 3D design? This class is your chance to channel your inner Jedi Master and learn the techniques to create your own 3D printable Yoda figurine using TinkerCAD and Blender.


  • Class Duration1 hour
  • Class locationOnline - Zoom, Google Meet, etc.
  • Class difficulty levelIntermediate
  • Class Time SlotsAs Needed
  • Number of class sessions1
  • Fabrication cost includedNo
  • Maximum number of students per class1

Class Description

This is an Intermediate Level CAD class! This course is designed for individuals already familiar with computer-aided design (CAD) software, aiming to elevate their skills. Throughout this workshop, you'll learn the intricacies of creating stunning 3D printed figurines, combining your digital design expertise with the hands-on experience of bringing your creations to life. In this tutorial style session, you will learn to navigate the TinkerCAD and Blender interfaces and workspaces. We will utilize basic shapes and modifiers to create the foundations of Yoda’s body and features. We will employ grouping, combining, and duplicating techniques for efficient modeling. You can keep booking this one-on-one tutorial for as many sessions as you need to complete your project.

Learning Goals

1) Advanced CAD Techniques: Develop a mastery of advanced features within popular CAD software, enabling you to create intricate and detailed 3D models. Explore advanced modeling techniques such as parametric design, organic shaping, and intricate detailing to enhance the visual appeal of your figurines. 2) Optimizing Designs for appropriate end use like 3D Printing: Understand the nuances of preparing a CAD model for 3D printing, ensuring optimal printability and minimizing common issues like overhangs, supports, and print time. Learn the importance of selecting suitable materials and adjusting print settings to achieve the desired level of detail and structural integrity in your 3D printed figurines. 3) Optimizing Designs for appropriate end use like Animation: Understand the nuances of preparing a CAD model for use in animation. Learn the importance of selecting the right format and settings to achieve the desired level of detail.

Other information that is useful for this class

A calendar link to confirm the schedule will be sent to you in your confirmation email after you complete your purchase.

Things you should know before this class

Ability to use a computer, connect to the internet and use software like Zoom.

Stuff you need for the class

A Windows or Apple computer where you can install software that can connect to the Internet via the Chrome browser and can access Zoom software Download and install the software from

Class Category

  • Computer Aided Design
  • 3D Printing
  • Laser Engraving
  • CNC machine
  • Electronics
  • Animation
  • Graphic Design
  • Craft
  • Wood Working
  • Gifts

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