Category: Tech Ed

  • Dremel 3D Idea Builder Stuck Filament Fix

    Dremel 3D Idea Builder Stuck Filament Fix

    I’ve been lucky enough to have a 3D printer in my classroom for the better part of the past five years. I’ve printed countless items that my students have created and my machine has been rock solid. When we originally purchased my printer, I wanted something different, but I’m very happy with the printer. Over…

  • 3 Point Perspective Drawing Tutorial

    3 Point Perspective Drawing Tutorial

    Three-point perspective drawing is one of the most difficult skills to master for someone new to pictorial drawings. I will go into detail about how to create a three-point perspective drawing below, but an abridged version can be seen in the video below: Ground Rules Must have three vanishing points Left vanishing point gives width Right…

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  • How to change the background color in Autodesk Inventor

    I’ve been using Autodesk Inventor for half of my life at this point and it’s a software that I love and know well. I’ve been teaching Inventor to my students for the past several years and I wanted to make some videos outlining how to do various tasks in the program. I plan on adding…

  • 3 Point Perspective Drawing

    3 Point Perspective Drawing

    As mentioned with one and two point perspective drawings, perspective drawing can be challenging. The most challenging of all of these is the 3 point perspective drawing. In the video below I walk through the steps to successful create a three point perspective drawing. A few things to remember about three point perspective drawings: Width…

  • 2 Point Perspective Drawing

    2 Point Perspective Drawing

    As with one point perspective drawing, 2 point can be difficult to understand and create. The measurements get even less sure on a two point perspective drawing and, depending on your accuracy, the final view can look very different from the original. A few things to remember when creating a two point perspective drawing: Width is…

  • 1 Point Perspective Drawing

    1 Point Perspective Drawing

    Perspective drawing can be one of the more difficult things to do in drafting. It’s tough because, unlike some other pictorial drawings, you do not have actual measurements to go draw with everything. In perspective drawing, there is some guess work. In the video below, I describe how to create a 1 point perspective drawing.…

  • Types of Pictorial Drawings

    Types of Pictorial Drawings

    In the video below I review the three types of pictorial drawings and the sub-types of drawings to come from them.

  • Basics of the 3 Views

    Basics of the 3 Views

    Drafting is a type of communication that engineers and manufactures use in order show how an object goes together or what it looks like. There is a specific way that these drawings are made. In general, there are three basic items show in the drawing: front view, right view, and top view. In the video…