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STUDY JEWELLERY DESIGN
Blender + JewelCraft + FluidDesigner

We can show you how you can create your own Personalised Jewellery (and other items) using Blender + Fluid Designer for 3D Printing + JewelCraft. These are similar to Matrix and Rhino in that they work with Parametric Smart Objects. Blender is one of the most widely used open source pieces of software.

  • 1:1 JEWELLERY DESIGN TRAINING + SOFTWARE – You can come along to our training centre in Pinner (London) where we will show you how to make earrings, pendants and necklaces similar to those shown below (Video). We will introduce you to our software and how to use a 3D printer for Castable Wax designs (Day £245 7hrs or Half-Day £165 4hrs), call us on 020 8866 1419 to arrange a day – includes free software.
  • 1:1 JEWELLERY DESIGN TRAINING + SOFTWARE + 3D PRINTER – You can come along to our training centre in Pinner (London) where we will show you how to make earrings, pendants and necklaces similar to those shown below (Video). We will introduce you to our software and how to use a 3D printer for Castable Wax designs (Day £495), call us on 020 8866 1419 to arrange a day – includes free software + 3D printer.

More examples……

Add gem settings with JewelCraft as shown in this short video.

STUDY 3D CARICATURE & VORONOI ART

  • CARICATURE & VORONOI ART – 3D printing using CAD software. Learn to use 3D printing software to design and create your own artwork. You can arrange to have a 1:1 session on a day of your choice where we can cover using our software and/or using a 3D printer for Castable Wax or Resin designs (Day £245 7hrs or Half-Day £165 4hrs), call us on 020 8866 1419 to arrange a day – includes free software.

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DOWNLOAD FREE SOFTWARE

BLENDER 2.8 Beta
FluidDesigner for 3D Printing assets accessed with JewelCraft

To install our free software you will need to do 1-3 below as a priority:

    1. Download and install Blender 2.8 Beta.
    2. You can then install the JewelCraft + FluidDesigner (Beta) addon using File/User Preferences/Add-ons/Install Add-on from File…). N.B. This is a modified version of JewelCraft with the addition of 110MB of Assets (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3B259jEN74)
    3. Download and install Netfabb Basic the mesh repair tool that you must use to fix every object you create.
    4. Download and install our Curve Addons: FD Parametric Curves which includes Basin Curves, Borromean Curves, Capareda Curves, Clelia Curves, Enneper Curves, Lissajous Curves, Pappus Curves, Tennis Seam Curves, Viviani Curves, Wiredish Curves Learn more about these curves with our YouTube Video: using curve addons.
    5. Download and install our Mesh Addons: FD Parametric Meshes which includes 15 mesh objects generated from parametric equations (Astroidal Ellipsoid – Enneper Surface – Horn Torus – etc.).
    6. Download and install our My3DAssets Addon: My3DAssets is a cut down version of JewelCraft that only includes the asset manager.

BLENDER 2.79

FluidDesigner for 3D Printing now integrated with JewelCraft – Blender Application Template

To install our free software you will need to:

    1. Download and install Blender 2.79.
    2. You MUST FIRST install the JewelCraft-FluidDesigner Addon using File/User Preferences/Add-ons/Install Add-on from File…). N.B. Do NOT tick the JewelCraft-FluidDesigner addon from the Blender default window, the userpref file in FluidDesigner for 3D Printing will do this for you.
      The Asset Manager (JewelCraft) and the Library Manager (FluidDesigner) are basically the same, hence, we have combined the two. Please use JewelCraft to save your work (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3B259jEN74). Do NOT use the JewelCraft auto-updater. If you have JewelCraft in your standard Blender setup it should continue to work provided that you do NOT tick the JewelCraft-FluidDesigner addon.
    3. SECONDLY, you can then Download FluidDesigner for 3D Printing and then go to File, Application Templates and Install from File.
    4. Download and install Netfabb Basic the mesh repair tool that you must use to fix every object you create.

FLUID DESIGNER VIDEOS

BLENDER 2.79 APPLICATION TEMPLATE VIDEOS
(POOR SOUND – PLEASE TURN IT UP HIGH)

FLUID DESIGNER FOR 3D PRINTING – TIPS & TRICKS

FLUID DESIGNER FOR 3D PRINTING – ADD-ONS INSTALLING & USING

FLUID DESIGNER FOR 3D PRINTING – DESIGNING JEWELLERY IN LESS THAN 5 MINS

3D PRINTED ARTWORK

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ANIMAL ARTWORK

An Array Of Cats (HP Nylon) – Cat Array (x6) (Model Available @ Scan The World)

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BRONZEFILL ARTWORK

Nefertiti Multi-Faced Circular Array in BronzeFill as shown below (Model Available @ MyMiniFactory)

CARICATURE ARTWORK

Caricatures can be made in a range of materials including Bronze, Silver, Sandstone, Resin and Nylon. These can then be painted or covered in gold/silver foil.

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CURVE ARTWORK

Personalised Wire Curve Art + Nefertiti (Models Available @ Nefertiti).

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STYLE 1: Wire Curve Art + Nefertiti (002a)

NAME ARTWORK

If you send us your first name or nickname we will create a piece of artwork out of it “similar” to the one shown – it has the name “ALICE” inside the bear.

More examples….

OTHER OPTIONS INCLUDE MINION-MICKEY-MINNIE

VORONOI ARTWORK

VORONOI WAX SCULPTURES AVAILABLE FROM US INCLUDE – £75 each

More examples….

Voronoi Artwork can be made in a range of materials including Bronze, Silver, Sandstone, Resin and Nylon. These can then be painted or covered in gold/silver foil.

LIGHTING SOFTWARE

Create your own 3D printable lamp shades using Fluid Designer for 3D Lighting.

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