FabLab London is all about giving your creativity an outlet by equipping you with the tech and training. That's why we're excited to present a workshop to learn about one of the best software design tools in the world – Rhino.
This event is a comprehensive introduction to one of the most powerful 3D CAD tools used in practically every design and manufacturing industry – and it’s taught by a Rhino guru, an international award-winning inventor, Bryan Oknyansky.
In this workshop you'll learn the basics of thinking and designing in 3D using Rhino.
Whether you've never used or opened the software, or if you've opened it and tried to use it a bit but didn't really get anywhere with it, or if you've already had some training and you think learning from a designer could help you, Bryan is going to teach you things in this one workshop that will get you to believe in yourself as a designer and maker.
No matter what you plan to use Rhino for, Bryan will teach you:
About Bryan Oknyansky
Bryan Oknyansky is an international award-winning product architect known for inventing pioneering products that have taken him around the world as a lecturer and speaker. With 15 years of experience in the architecture, product and footwear design industries, Bryan specializes in using the latest robotic manufacturing technologies like 3D printing to reinvent the world around us one product at a time. Bryan founded Shoes By Bryan in 2012 – a London-based fashion and technology startup pioneering mass-market 3D printed footwear unique to every single foot in the world while also looking, and feeling, great. Alongside running his growing design practice, Bryan is an innovation consultant to multiple design industries, directs an independent CAD training program and is a Visiting Lecturer at Regent’s University London School of Fashion and Design.
Here he is on the BBC showcasing his amazing creations, all made in Rhino:
1. A laptop with at least 1GB of RAM and 600MB of space on it (not a whole lot) running Windows (XP, Vista 7 or 8) or Mac OS X (although Windows is recommended so Mac users running Windows on Boot Camp will have a better experience). Here it all is from the Rhino's mouth: https://www.rhino3d.com/new/admin#system
If this is confusing to you, we can help. Here's how to tell if your laptop computer is good enough for this workshop:
To see how much RAM your computer has installed:
Windows XP: http://www.sythe.org/archives/428845-how-check-how-much-ram-you-have-windows-xp.html
Windows Vista: http://www.wikihow.com/Tell-How-Much-RAM-You-Have-in-Windows-Vista
Windows 7: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/how-much-computer-ram#1TC=windows-7
Widows 8: http://windows8themes.org/how-to-check-ram-on-windows-8-computer.html
Mac OS X: http://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT2353
2. A charger for your laptop computer.
3. A computer mouse. PLEASE TAKE MY ADVICE ON THIS AND BRING A COMPUTER MOUSE TO USE RHINO :)
4. An evaluation copy of Rhino if you don't already own a license. If you're going to download the evaluation of Rhino 5, it works for 90 days so it's best if you install it after you've RSVP'd for this Meetup. You can download a 90-day evaluation copy of Rhino 5 for Windows and MAC here: https://www.rhino3d.com/download/rhino/5/latest?PageSpeed=noscript
We’re a 4000 sq.ft. creative space that provides open and membership based access to digital fabrication tools, an electronics lab, education workshops, making events and a vibrant community. We help individuals and companies learn about the application of digital technologies, rapid hardware prototyping, 3D printing and sustainable design practices.
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