Code: S0706-21

    • II

      Level II

      Students have experience working with computer­-aided design with basic principles of CAM/software.

3-D Printing & Mold Making

Jul 19 - 23, 2021



This exciting and rigorous workshop is an introduction to Rhinoceros 3-D modeling software, 3-D printing, multi-part rubber mold making, and casting. Students create their own 3-D-printed parts for mold making and plastic casting. The class explores and discusses the potential of 3-D technologies and practices as it relates to industry as well as an individual studio practice. This workshop is structured to provide an environment for students with little previous experience and help guide them to feel comfortable and knowledgeable using these new techniques and methods in their own studio.


Rhinoceros 3-D modeling software, 3-D printing, multi-part rubber mold making and casting


Norwood Viviano

Norwood Viviano heads the sculpture program at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI, where he teaches foundry and 3-D printing courses. He received his MFA in sculpture from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Norwood has been awarded residencies at Kohler Co., Tacoma Museum of Glass and the Corning Museum of Glass.

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Norwood Viviano, Recasting Detroit

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Express your creativity and vision by exploring the limitless art of sculpture. At Anderson Ranch, our sculpture program offers a vibrant spectrum of workshops that reflect a variety of studio practices. At the confluence of tradition and technology, these programs are material and technique-rich, ranging from classical metal fabrication to experimental digital production.

Students work in communal and interactive studios designed for all levels of experience, supporting traditional and nontraditional methods. The sculpture studios are fully equipped with advanced machinery and offer additional outdoor covered workspace.

Our renowned sculpture faculty work closely with students through critical discussions, material demonstrations and individual assistance. Instructors encourage exploration and experimentation, emphasizing process and idea development. We complement this with a focus on process and sound construction. You leave with far more than finished pieces—you walk away with the tools and inspiration required to elevate your studio practice.

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Sketchbook and pencils


Lodging & Meals

Anderson Ranch closely follows guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Colorado and the Pitkin County Health Department. In order to operate safely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Anderson Ranch has made significant modifications to our housing and meal offerings. NEW: Summer 2022 workshop participants ages 13 and up will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination. We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritizes the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations.

COVID-19 Safety Plan

NEW: Summer 2022 workshop participants ages 13 and up will be required to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination.

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