Technical Drawing with Rhino 3D

Do you want to use Rhino 3D to create and layout technical drawings?

 

Then this course is for you!

 

Throughout the 2-day intensive training you will create a 2D technical drawing from an existing 3D model in Rhino 3D. Working through this process step-by-step will ensure you don’t just learn the required commands, but also have an ideal workflow you can apply to all your future drawings.

Next dates:

To be announced – register interest 

Course content:

The training will cover the following topics:

  • How to create sections using the clipping plane command
  • Use and limitations of the make 2D command
  • How to draw in 2D
  • Use of line weights
  • How to add images and external references
  • How to create layouts, including right formatting, paper size and scale
  • Hatching
  • How to dimension your drawing
  • How to use dimension styles
  • How to add annotation
  • How to export a pdf of your finished drawing
  • How to set up a clean workflow that allows for fast changes

The training is aimed at:

  • Art Department Crew that is already familiar with basic commands in Rhino and want to use the software to create 2D technical drawings of their 3D models.
  • The course Rhino 3D Essential Training might be of interest to Art Department Crew who has little or no experience with 3D modelling in Rhino 3D. 

           Please see more information below.

Your trainer - Kristina Zimmermann:

Kristina is an Art Director in the UK film and TV industry. Her recent credits include Willow, Napoleon and LOTR – Rings of Power.

 

She started her career as a design assistant in theatre and worked as a project draughtsperson for the English National Opera before transitioning to film and TV.

 

She is a visiting lecturer for technical drawing, AutoCAD and 3D modelling at Toneelacademie/Maastricht University and FDI.

Date & time:

2 day course on Saturday and Sunday

9am to 5 pm (1hour lunch break)

 

Next dates:

To be announced – register interest 

Location:

FDI Offices at Pinewood Studios, Pinewood Rd, Slough, Iver SL0 0NH, UK

Teaching approach:

The course will be conducted in a practical, interactive manner. Participants will be asked to apply the information and knowledge from short demonstrations by the lecturer in exercises and small quizzes. Two mini modelling case studies covering organic shapes and architectural modelling will conclude the training.

Cost:

£ 650+vat

Funding might be available through BFDG and the ScreenSkills CPD (Continuing Professional Development) scheme. You can find more info on eligibility and the application process here. 

Requirements:

The students will need:

  • Own laptop with a current working version of Rhino 3D (Version 6 or 7). A 90 days free trial version is available at Rhinoceros 3D/ McNeil (https://www.rhino3d.com/download/). Please make sure the software is installed and working before the training.
  • External 3-button computer mouse with scroll wheel.
  • Successful completion of Rhino 3D Essential Training is of advantage, but not a prerequisite. You should be familiar with the interface, key modelling practices and basic drawing, modifying, surface and solid commands before applying for this training.
  • Successful completion of Rhino 3D Essential Training is of advantage, but not a prerequisite. You should be familiar with the interface, key modelling practices and basic drawing, modifying, surface and solid commands before applying for this training.

Further Rhino 3D courses:

Rhino 3D Essential Training

– more info & dates

 

Rhino 3D Advanced Modelling Techniques 

– more info & dates

 

Technical Drawing with Rhino 3D

– more info & dates

 

3D Visualisation and Documentation with Rhino 3D 

– more info & dates