The 3D Art Club FAQs

 

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What is a 3D Pen?

A 3D Pen is a handheld version of 3D printing that lets you draw with plastic in the air.

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What are the benefits of learning to use a 3D Pen?

An accessible way to learn about 3D Printing Combining STEM with elements of arts and design.

Inspires creativity, forward thinking, time management and spatial understanding.

RNIB Approved and easy to use for blind and partially sighted people.

 

Why Choose The 3D Art Club?

You will be booking a session with world leading 3D Pen expert Grace Du Prez. She has been working with this technique since 2014 and has been involved in a number of exciting 3D Pen projects including a record-breaking life-sized car!

 

What will we do in a session?

In this unique, fun and educational experience you’ll learn everything you need to know about 3D Pens and how to use them to create all sorts of 3D objects.

You can make as much as you like in the class. There is time to try lots of different ideas and plenty of inspiration of what you can make.

Don’t worry if you haven't tried anything like this before, it may look complicated but in this beginners’ workshop you’ll be shown all of the best tips you need to get started and by the end of the class you’ll be a 3D Pen Pro!

At the end everything will be kept safely in a paper gift bag.

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How much will it cost?

The price is based on number of students and duration of the session, it’s best to get in touch directly for an exact cost.

An invoice will be sent and payment can be made by bank transfer.

 

What length of session can I book?

Full Day (6 hours)

 This will allow the students to gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of 3D Pens and enable them to create personalised creations.

Half Day (3 hours)

This is a great amount of time to get to know how to use the 3D pen and try a few different ideas out

Taster Session (1 hour)

This is enough time to cover the basics and have a quick practice of some essential techniques. Students will be able to create a small creation.

If you would like to specify a bespoke duration then please let us know.

 

What ages is it suitable for?

The classes are suitable for ages 6+

If aged between 6 and 13 they will be using a specially developed 3D Pen for kids called 3Doodler Start.

Students aged 14+ will be using a 3D Pen called 3Doodler Create

 

How do I book?

Email Grace and she can happily answer any questions you have. She will then give you a quote and discuss a date that works for you.

 

What will happen on the day of the booking?

Grace will arrive at the school and get set up ready to start on time. She will give an introduction and demonstrate some useful techniques.

After this the students will be able to have a practice and Grace can offer some great advice. Then students can work on their own project.

At the end everyone will be given a bag to keep everything safely in.

 

We’re trying to cut down on using plastic, is The 3D Art Club eco friendly?

Yes! There are a number of biodegradable plastic options and nothing goes to waste. Any scrap plastic left over at the end of the class is collected and recycled into new creations.

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If you have any more questions the please get in touch!