Training classes at LESPACEMAKER.

Introduction to 3d modeling


If none of the announced dates is convenient for you, please contact the committee by e-mail to evaluate new options.

The class is usually offered in French. If you would like to follow it in English, email us at and we will accommodate you.

This course can be useful for creating unique shapes for 3D printing.

This course is designed for beginners in 3D modeling, and is part of LESAPCEMAKER’s specialized training program. It does not give free access to the 3D workshops.

* If you wish, come with your project that you would like to realize. *

# Index

### Theory (20 min) :

  • Explanation of a 3D
  • What 3D can be used for ?
  • Advantages and disadvantages of different types of 3D modeling
  • Software lists
  • Theorical introduction to Magica CSG

### Pratice (2h40):

  • Discovering the interface and navigating in 3D space
  • Basic shape creation, moving, rotating and scaling
  • Explanation of advanced shape parameters
  • Combine several simple shapes to create a complex form
  • Export file for printing or use in other software
  • Image rendering (optional)

After the training, the participant will be able to :

  • Ability to navigate in 3D space
  • Manipulate objects in 3D space (translation, rotation and scaling)
  • Export a model for 3D printing
  • Understand and master 3D image rendering
  • Création de personnages et/ou d’objets seulement

Material list supplied with registration:

All materials are provided for the class.

Training level: Beginner

Prerequisites: None

Number of participants: 1 person


101 | CERAMICS: Introduction to Turning

101 | CERAMICS: Introduction to Turning


If no announced dates are convenient for you, please contact the committee by email to evaluate new options. The class is offered in French. If you would like to follow it in english email us at and we will try to accommodate you.

This course will introduce you to the practice of turning through the making of two turned bowls.

This course is a prerequisite for the optional course 102 | Ceramics: Introduction to throwing, in which you will learn the finishing techniques (foot of the container).


  • types and consistencies of clay
  • familiarization with the lathe and its tools
  • steps in the manufacture of a turned ceramic container


  • Make a turned container
  • to clean its turn as you should

After the 101 Introduction to Filming course, the participant will have access to:

  • at the ceramic studio
  • the possibility to add your pieces to the ceramic oven on baking days

list of materials provided with registration:

  • all materials are included for the training
  • all details for the ceramic’s oven

Level of the training : Beginner

Prior: None

Number of participants : 2

Time of the training : 2h30

Suggested attire: Bring an apron or old work shirt. Be prepared to get dirty! !

Laure Masson, ceramic artist

Ceramic artist by trade, Laure is committed to LESPACEMAKER and enjoys sharing her knowledge with the curious.

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