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3D Printing Blog

The i.materialise blog keeps you updated about outstanding 3D designs, the newest 3D printing technologies and the best 3D modeling software tutorials.
How to Become a Professional 3D Modeler: An Interview with 3D Modelling Expert Jonathan Williamson

How to Become a Professional 3D Modeler: An Interview with 3D Modelling Expert Jonathan Williamson

Becoming a professional 3D modeler is the dream job for many people. But how does one start a career as 3D modeler? Where can one find jobs? And how big is the competition really? We talked to Jonathan Williamson from CG Cookie, one of the leading digital art education sites, about how you can turn your hobby into a profession and start making your mark in today’s competitive industry – as well as what makes modeling for 3D printing special.

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Aluminum 3D Printing Gets Bigger:  We Increased the Printing Size By 162%!

Aluminum 3D Printing Gets Bigger: We Increased the Printing Size By 162%!

Now that’s a big one: We’ve noticed that aluminum 3D prints are often demanded for large designs – and that’s why we decided to increase the printing size by a swooping 162%.

Formerly, the maximum printing size in aluminum was 250 x 250 x 295 mm. Now, however, you order prints with a size up to 500 x 280 x 345 mm!

Simply upload your 3D file, choose our 3D printed aluminum from the list of material, and place your order.

Fusion 360 3D Printing Tutorial

Fusion 360 3D Printing Tutorial

Autodesk Fusion 360 is one of the most popular programs among the 3D printing community, especially for those interested in industrial design. It combines powerful functionalities with a beginner-friendly interface and a relatively easy learning curve. In this tutorial, we will dive deeper into the 3D printing capabilities of Fusion 360. We will learn how to model, edit, prepare and 3D print a Fusion 360 design. So let’s get started!

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