This class will demonstrate the symbiotic relationship between hand sketching (digital) and 3D CAD. We will detail how you can capitalize on 2 sides of the same coin to improve skills on the other side. Come explore how sketching can improve CAD skills and how CAD skills can improve drawing and conceptualizing ability. The class will touch on workflow for SketchBook software and Fusion 360 software in addition to collaboration between the two.
- Be inspired to sketch more and build in CAD
- Learn about applications of workflows between SketchBook to Fusion and Fusion to SketchBook
- Learn how to use SketchBook on a variety of platforms
- Learn about SketchBook and Fusion application on Wacom products
Jeff Smith, IDSA, is an industrial designer currently working for Autodesk as an Education Manager. With product design and development history, Smith brings this to a team supporting Fusion360 in higher education within the USA. Prior to Joining Autodesk, Smith worked for more than 20 years as design director of Reflex Design, Inc. A FL based consulting group serving a range of domestic and international clients. The diversity of products included Fitness Equipment, Medical, Industrial, Consumer and Kitchen products. Jeff also spent eight years as adjunct faculty at the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale. While there, Jeff taught Solidworks, Sketching, Product Design, Personal Watercraft Design and Design for manufacturing. In addition to work experience, Jeff also served as Chapter Chair for the IDSA’s Florida Chapter. Jeff earned a Bachelor’s degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Industrial design in addition to an Associates in Illustration.