RECREATE ANCIENT PATTERNS – SCOPES Digital Fabrication

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Studio 5/6
Studio 5/6
K-12 teacher
In line with the Ministry of Transport and Communications’ Digital Youth Strategy, STUDIO 5/6 is mainly aimed at nurturing youth as digital learners by sharpening their 21st century learning skills, as they develop in an all-pervasive digital environment. In fact,… Read More

Summary

Qatari culture is characterized by many decorations and drawings inspired by Arab and Islamic history. In this workshop, the participants will learn about a computer program for design (Tinkercad) where they will be able to create their own designs for traditional Qatari patterns.​

What You'll Need

  • Equipment: Computer, Internet connection, 3D printer.
  • Materials: Filament.
  • Software: Tinkercad www.tinkercad.com

 

The Instructions

Introduction

Introduce yourself to participants Take the attendance Introduce participants to the engineering design challenge show some patterns design and real samples

Introduce the engineering design challenge, which is a problem they will need to solve during the session after they learn the necessary skills.

 

  • show some patterns design and real samples 

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3D design and Tinkercad

Participants will be introduced to 3D design and learn how to use Tinkercad in order to create the design of the patterns.

  • Introduce participants to 3D design and Tinkercad.
  1. Basic objects – how to interact with objects and scale them.
  2. How to change colors.
  3. How to move objects and control the camera view.
  4. How to align objects with each other.
  5. How to group objects and ungroup to create complex shapes.
  6. How to export Stl file.
  •  Ask participants to follow the instructions and design the patterns.