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Summerclass 3D modeling and printing19163/9989/2122/1/82
Study guide

Summerclass 3D modeling and printing

Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • Bachelor in Graphical and Digital Media
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 5 credits

Course sequence (VT)

There are no prerequisites for this course.
Total study time: 126,00 hours
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2021 ()
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: not possible.
Teaching staff: Neuttiens Tom
Language course: No
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 5

Final competences (list)

GDM/0200The Bachelor GDM independently, expertly and professionally creates a creative print and / or cross media design.learning outcomeBS
GDM/0202The student knows the different graphic elements and/or materials needed to be able to carry out a creative design. learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
GDM/0203The student has insight into the technical framework of a digital design. learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
GDM/0204The student has insight into the aesthetic aspects of raw materials and properties that visually influence the final result. learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
GDM/0208The student is able to skillfully use the correct execution technique for a design. learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
GDM/0300The Bachelor GDM autonomously controls and executes a complex print production process, from concept to delivery and aftercare, with special attention to graphically sound and user-friendly quality requirements.learning outcomeBS
GDM/0311The student is able to apply the correct production technique professionally in function of a chosen (print) final product. learning goal autonomous/complexBS
GDM/0400The Bachelor GDM deals with complex issues and spontaneously adopts an investigative and solution-oriented attitude.learning outcomeBG
GDM/0404The student knows methods to transform ideas into testable prototypes. learning goal broadening/deepeningBG
GDM/0405The student approaches a briefing conceptually, based on a thorough analysis stage. learning goal broadening/deepeningBG
GDM/0800The Bachelor GDM acts in a socially responsible manner, shows entrepreneurial spirit in a cross-media professional setting and searches for innovative, efficient and sustainable solutions to realize ideas.learning outcomeALG
GDM/0804The student is able to evaluate and implement innovative, ethically responsible and sustainable aspects when selecting and developing solutions. learning goal autonomous/complexALG


Overview of current 3D printing techniques and materials.
Analysis of 3D printed objects.
3D modeling techniques for both organic and rigid, straight shapes through techniques such as: "box modeling" and "point-to-point modeling".µ
Modeling of own support objects
Creation of reference material based on photographs.
3D printing: use and maintenance of a 3D printer (filament printer)
3D scanning: use of a handheld scanner for scanning people (heads) and objects.

Learning material (list)

  • Medium: Digital learning environment
  • Not for sale through sales service
  • Not in stock

Educational organisation (list)

Face-to-face instruction
Lectures4,00 hours
Practica (seminars, labo)64,00 hours
Self-study - tasks
Assignments in study hours50,00 hours
Studiebezoek8,00 hours
Workplace Learning

Educational organisation (text)

Education and assessment will be organised as described on these ECTS sheets, except when measures must be taken due to a pandemic, and other education and assessment methods are used accordingly.

Assessment (list)

Evaluation(s) for both exam chances, not reproducible in re-sit exam
First or second term out of exam periodAssignment100,00

Assessment (text)

See correction key through Canvas.

Mid-term evaluations of current assignments + 1 final assignment.

Students model and print workpieces (3D objects) during the class series that are evaluated.
In addition to these work pieces, the final evaluation is based on a final final assignment.