3D Printing: You Can Too!

A semicircle necklace or bracelet with twisted ends
Teacher and students clowning around in the classroom
two students work with 3d printers on a table
 At left, Geoff Riggle makes a surprised face next to a 3D printer in action. At right, Geoff Riggle models a twisty necklace

Date: June 15-19, 2019 (Summer)
Medium: 3D Printing/Jewelry
Instructor: Geoff Riggle (email)
Skill Level: All

3D Printing - How does it work? Where do I start? If you find yourself intrigued, but unsure how to take advantage of this rapid developing, technology-driven revolution, then this course is just for you.

We’ll remove the mystery and overcome the fears that hold you back with fundamental approaches to 3D modeling and Computer Aided Design (CAD) that will get your creative energies flowing and spark the imagination with beginner projects aimed at leveraging this insurgent technology.

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Undergraduate Credit

Graduate Credit

Tuition does not cover the cost of supplies and materials. Many of the workshops require you to bring specific materials or tools with you.

Supply List

Supplies are subject to change. A final list will be emailed to each participant before the first day of class.

Studio Fee

All workshops have a studio fee. Fees are collected at the end of the workshop and payable by check or credit card. MU no longer accepts cash.

Estimated studio fee for this workshop: $40-50*

*The final cost may vary depending on the actual cost of materials at the time of the workshop. It is possible for fees to be less or greater than the range indicated depending upon individual student usage.

About the Instructor

Born and raised in Richmond, IN, Geoff Riggle received his BS in art education from Ball State University, Muncie, IN (2004) and his MFA in jewelry design and metalsmithing from Miami University in 2010. Riggle’s current body of work spans the mediums of metals/jewelry, sculpture, photography and digital media. In recent years, Riggle has exhibited nationally and internationally and has been featured in a number of publications, including Showcase 500 Rings: New Directions in Art Jewelry, Marthe Le Van, author, Lark Crafts, New York, 2012. Currently, Riggle teaches jewelry design and metalsmithing as Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at Miami University.