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Geometric Sculpture Exploration with Tinkercad

Creativity meets technology in this unique and exciting course, where we will delve into the world of abstract sculpture art using Tinkercad, a user-friendly online platform for 3D design. This class is designed for art enthusiasts, beginners, and anyone interested in the intersection of geometry, art, and technology. Our focus will be on creating captivating geometric sculptures inspired by the works of famous sculpture artists. Through a series of interactive and hands-on sessions conducted on Zoom, you'll have the opportunity to not only explore your artistic side but also master the skills needed to bring your creations to life through 3D printing.


  • Class Duration1 hour
  • Class locationOnline - Zoom, Google Meet, etc.
  • Class difficulty levelBeginner
  • Class Time SlotsWeekly
  • Number of class sessions3
  • Fabrication cost includedYes
  • Maximum number of students per class1

Class Description

In this course, we'll harness the power of Tinkercad, a web-based 3D design tool that empowers users to create stunning geometric sculptures without the need for complex software. Each 60-minute session will be a blend of inspiration, technical guidance, and hands-on design work. You'll discover the fundamental principles of geometric sculpture, learn to navigate Tinkercad's intuitive interface, and gain proficiency in shaping and refining your artistic ideas. Throughout the course, we'll draw inspiration from renowned sculpture artists, studying their works to inform our own creations. From the abstract forms of Barbara Hepworth to the dynamic geometry of Naum Gabo, each session will introduce you to a new artistic perspective. By the end of the class, you'll not only have an original geometric sculpture design but also the skills to continue exploring this fascinating intersection of art and technology.

Learning Goals

1. Geometry and Form: Understand and apply geometric principles to create visually compelling and harmonious sculptures. 2. Tinkercad Proficiency: Master the basics of Tinkercad to design and refine intricate 3D geometric sculptures. 3. Artistic Inspiration: Analyze and draw inspiration from the works of famous sculpture artists, integrating their techniques into your own creations.

Things you should know before this class

Before embarking on this Geometric sculpture exploration with Tinkercad class, there are a few essential things to know. Firstly, a basic understanding of computer operations and navigation is recommended, as you'll be working with digital 3D design software. Familiarity with basic geometric shapes and concepts will also be beneficial, although not mandatory, as we will delve deeper into these during the course. Additionally, having a creative mindset and a willingness to experiment with different shapes and arrangements will greatly enhance your experience. Lastly, access to a computer or laptop with a stable internet connection will be necessary for participating in the online classes and for accessing the Tinkercad platform. With these considerations in mind, you'll be well-prepared to dive into the fascinating world of abstract geometric sculpture design using Tinkercad.

Stuff you need for the class

A three button mouse will help immensely in navigating the 3D space of Tinkercad.

Class Category

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


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