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With 3D printing becoming more and more accessible, learn how to use Rhinoceros with us at NextFab! If you’ve ever dreamt of bringing your imaginative ideas to life through freeform surface modeling, this class is your ticket to success.

Why Choose Rhino?

Rhino is known for its ability to model organic shapes with precision and ease. Whether you’re an aspiring designer, engineer, or simply someone with a passion for creativity, Rhino’s capabilities are bound to amaze you and you may be surprised at how quickly you pick up the skills. 

​​Unlike many other programs, you only pay for Rhino once for a Perpetual License, which means that subscription costs won’t add up. Rhino is great for beginners and after a few guided sessions, you’ll be able to build basic 3D models with photorealistic rendering, and is Windows and Mac compatible. 

The Rhinoceros Program is used by many professionals from architects to product designers, and while they have a library of tutorials on their official website and videos on YouTube, NextFab is offering an online class where you ask questions in real-time and learn with a community of other developers-in-training.

What to Expect

You can take this class from anywhere because it’s virtual!

Normally, our classes take place in-person, based in our Philadelphia locations but this class is open to anyone in the world, allowing you to participate from wherever you are. All you need is a working computer, a set of speakers or headphones, and a webcam. Your instructor will send you a link to the class half an hour before it begins, ensuring a seamless connection.

A seasoned instructor will guide you through grasping the fundamentals of Rhino; no prior experience is necessary. We’ll start from the basics and gradually build your skills because our goal is to empower you to create intricate 3D models that come to life in your mind. Even if you’re familiar with Rhino (or other 3D design software), consider this a refresher!

Our course doesn’t stop at theory: we believe in learning by doing. You’ll dive into a quick tutorial project that will challenge your newfound knowledge and put your skills to the test. By the end of the course, you’ll have created a CAD file that’s ready to go, compatible with our state-of-the-art CNC machines, lasers, and 3D printers.

Why Wait?

Whether you’re looking to enhance your career prospects or simply want to satisfy your curiosity, this course is the perfect choice.

After taking our Rhinoceros I class, you’ll be able to design products (such as stylized key fobs, furniture, and futuristic cars) or create molds that can be printed using our on-site 3D printers. Rhino is also compatible with Grasshopper, a program primarily used to build generative algorithms, such as for generative art.

Whatever you imagine, Rhinoceros can help you bring to life!

Rhinoceros I is compatible with our 3D Printing I class, too! 

In our 3D Printing I class, you can use our consumer-grade 3D printers by picking and printing a design from NextFab’s curated project files. Once you learn how to use Rhinoceros, you’ll be able to print a product of your own design!

Spaces are limited, so be sure to secure your spot soon! Discover a world of design, shape, and innovation that’s waiting for you. Enroll today and take your first step toward becoming a 3D modeling virtuoso!

Just a quick note: before taking Rhinoceros I with us, you must first enroll in our Virtual New Member Orientation, which is free and self guided orientation. During the orientation, we’ll teach you how to safely use our facilities, connect with our community and access our resources. Completion of the orientation can take up to one hour and is best viewed from a laptop or desktop computer.

Hope to see you there!

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