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Designer Spotlight: Zach Tsiakalis-Brown


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Zach, Hello my name is Gavin, I live in Seattle, and I am turning 11 this week. I really want to get into 3d-printing, and was wondering if there was any place in Seattle that teaches 3d-printing or has use of a printer? I really like your designs. Do you have your own 3d-printer? I am waiting for the Buccaneer printer to come out this April. Any information would be great! Thank you, Gavin
#1 Gavin Beery on 2014-01-30 17:29 (Reply)
Hey Gavin! Zach here.
I there are a few maker spaces in Seattle that have 3D printers, but I only use shapeways. Even with the prices, you just can't beat the quality.

I do not have a 3D printer, but am raising money for my school (The Northwest School) to get one. And also waiting for the buccaneer!
For learning, I don't think there are really any classes for us young'uns, and I taught myself. Check out www.blender.org which is the program I use, and free (yay). Some learning websites: http://cgcookie.com/blender/ www.blenderguru.com www.youtube.com (seriously, lots of random tuts on youtube)

Have fun!
#1.1 Zach (Homepage) on 2014-01-31 00:12 (Reply)
Zach, I am in awe of your skills. Amazed and in awe.
#1.1.1 Eileen Lundy (Homepage) on 2014-02-03 23:08 (Reply)
Hi Guys!
We also have a great Designer Evangelist here at Shapeways who hosts a free Skillshare class, too! Check it out here: http://www.skillshare.com/classes/design/Introduction-to-3D-Printing-From-Concept-to-Product/2097968974/

Have fun!
#1.2 Anonymous on 2014-01-31 15:08 (Reply)
Nice And Intersting Blog Thankeww
#2 Flyer Printing (Homepage) on 2014-01-31 08:43 (Reply)
And Thankeww too!
#2.1 Zach (Homepage) on 2014-02-01 16:01 (Reply)

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