Blender has supported 3D printing modeling and file formats since 2002. However, with Blender version 2.67 this now is even more accessible and powerful, thanks to the 3D Printing Toolbox and real-time Mesh Analysis features.

This Training DVD is for everyone who is into 3D printing, beginners and professionals alike. There are extensive chapters introducing Blender modeling for new users, and then going on to cover everything you need to know to create efficient, high-quality 3D prints – including color, wall thickness, and overhang problems. You will also find printable models to experiment with yourself.

Whether you own your own 3D printer, or use online services such as ShapeWays, this 3+-hour training DVD will help you join in this exciting new maker era!

##About Dolf Veenvliet Dolf Veenvliet is a Dutch artist who has been exploring 3D printing for sculpture design for many years. He is an enthusiastic user of Blender, owns a MakerBot printer, and is a big fan of anything open and shared. On his website you can find many examples of his work.

  • 23 - Baking & Hair

    To print a colored model, you must create an image texture with all color data in it. For hair, we must make a... read more

    Video · 20 Nov 2015 byFrancesco Siddi
  • 14 - Checking Wall Thickness

    If your 3D model is too thin, it cannot support its own weight. In this lesson we look at 5 methods to check your models.

    Video · 20 Nov 2015 byFrancesco Siddi
  • 13 - Making Your Object Manifold

    Manifold is like a magic word... it pops up everywhere, and you know your object must 'be it' before you print... read more

    Video · 20 Nov 2015 byFrancesco Siddi
  • Making Sintel Printable

    In this lesson we walk you through how to make a printable model of the Blender film character Sintel.

    Group · 25 May 2016 byFrancesco Siddi
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