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3D Printing and Related Software Applications

Practical Applications of 3D Printing



42 Hours

Start date: December 2022

Course Length: 42 hours

Location: InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, InnoCentre, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

*A professional certificate* will be awarded by Krystal Institute upon completion of the course.

This course will showcase to students the principles of 3D printing machines and their various uses. From everyday items, such as cell phone holders and mask hangers, to technology components, such as grips for camera focus rings, and computer case supports, 3D printing can meet a wide range of needs. Students can create small items according to their personal needs to make daily lives more fun.


The main goal of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of 3D printing from basic theory to practical application, and to offer them the opportunity to make life more convenient and expand their career prospects.

What you will learn

  1. Types and printing principles of 3D printer

  2. Material characteristics and application scenarios of 3D printing

  3. Use and maintenance of 3D printer

  4. Basic modeling

  5. Making your own 3D printed models (everyday objects, creations based on personal interests, such as anime character dolls, robot models and parts, and model scene making)

Course Description

  1. From basic theory to practical application, understanding 3D printing and related software in all aspects

  2. Create a personal portfolio


Basics of 3D Printing and Related Software

In this chapter, students will be introduced to the basic concepts of 3D printing and different types of 3D printers, learn about related software, principles of printers, and related application scenarios.

The teacher will guide students to use what they have learned to make small items such as cell phone holders and mask rope hooks.


Teaching Software: Tinkercad or Blender

Date:  2022/12

Fee:    $ 1200

(3hours per lesson, Total 3 lessons)


3D Printing of Daily Products

In this chapter, the teacher will lead students to use Blender to create small tools or accessories that are commonly used in everyday life. The instructor will guide students to make models with full consideration of the characteristics of 3D printers or production requirements, resulting in rewarding finished products.

Date:  2023/01

Fee:    $ 2400

(3hours per lesson, Total 4 lessons)


3D Printing of Anime Characters

This chapter will focus on how to use Blender to create anime or personalized character figures.

The instructor will guide students to focus on the key points to be considered when creating a model, taking into account the characteristics of 3D printing or production requirements, and to complete the printing of their own work after acquiring the relevant skills.

Date:  2023/01

Fee:    $ 2400

(3hours per lesson, Total 4 lessons)

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3D Printing of Movie Characters

In this chapter, students will be taught to use Blender to create characters and objects of animated films, or other commercially available models and related accessories and environments.

Date:  2023/02

Fee:    $ 2400

(3hours per lesson, Total 4 lessons)


The first step into the 3D world "Blender Modeling and Animation Production” seminar

Krystal Institute and Nang Yan College are jointly organizing a series of DECT career courses, focusing on professional techniques, practical tips and spiritual insights, to enable those who are new to the field to acquire the know-how to take their professional skills to the next level.

At present, commonly-used 3D software in the market are either too simplistic, or licensed (ie. with cost). If you want a sufficiently functional and free software, Blender is the best choice.

In this seminar, we will introduce several areas of application for Blender, mainly through practical demonstrations. We will introduce the process of making Low-Polygon models, which are mainly used in game production. Another featured project is to use the sculpting function for making figurine models. Together with 3D printing technology, the ultimate goal is to enable you to produce your own figurines or model accessories.

Quota:30 participants

Length:1.25 hours

Language︰Activities, sharing and Q&A sessions will be conducted in Cantonese


Course Contents:

Analyze and compare commonly-used 3D graphics software in the industry Introduce functions of Blender, the open source 3D graphic software Blender 3D modeling demonstration:

1. Low-Poly Modeling

2. Sculpting

3. UV Mapping

4. Rendering

Presentation of game animation examples made with Blender


Date:September 30, 2022 (Friday)

Time:7:00 pm - 8:15 pm


Mr. Chris Kwok

Mr. Chris Kwok has more than 20 years of experience in the design and production field, from graphic design to creating interactive content for multiple brands and media, such as Cartoon Network Asia Pacific and FANCL. Mr. Kwok has participated in the production of over 20 international movies like “The Leakers”, “She Remembers, He Forgets”. Mr. Kwok also participated in the production of games and interactive experiences, such as educational games for of Hong Kong Education City Limited. He is active in the digital entertainment industry, participating in events such as the Indie Zone of ACGHK with “Dokidoki Daily”, and in the 2020 TGS with “foodieFrog”. Mr Kwok has a wealth of experience applying software such as Adobe Series, Final Cut Pro, Clip Studio Paint, and Unity in design and multimedia projects.

Trainer Profiles

Mr. Andy Yeung

Mr. Yeung had engaged in art design related industries for many years, and had served as art director or director of art department of many newspapers and advertising companies, and has extensive and in-depth understanding and production experience in art-related work such as printing graphic design, illustration production and online platforms. In the early years, he wrote column articles for Computer Square Magazine, showcasing art software, hardware and software usage. Later, he wrote art software teaching books for a Taiwan publishing house. In terms of teaching experience, he has served in many. As the head of the company's art department, he produced and taught training courses related to art printing or software for middle school students and internal employees. Later, he also served as a tutor or teaching assistant for short-term training courses in many primary and secondary schools.

Start date: December 2022

Course Length: 42 hours

Location: InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, InnoCentre, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

*A professional certificate* will be awarded by Krystal Institute upon completion of the course.


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