With the Holiday hustle and bustle beginning to die down, now is the perfect time to sit down, relax, and start creating with your 3Doodler pens – new or old!
Doodling may be the perfect way to decompress after the holiday rush! Research has linked Doodling with stress reduction.
We have compiled some helpful resources to get you started, along with some exciting projects to inspire your creativity.
If you’re an educator, please reach out to us.
We’ll gladly help you kick off the new year with 3Doodler EDU, and offer tips and support tailored for your specific classroom needs.
More resources for 3Doodler Start here.
More resources for 3Doodler Create+ here.
– BEGINNER DOODLES –
Make the sweetest homemade cookies with DIY stamps.
Doodle a tree to hold your Jewelry.
Keep your headphones tidy with a Puppy Headphones Wrap!
– INTERMEDIATE DOODLES –
Add some flowery flare to your ensemble with these Pearl Floral Earrings!
Craft a life-size Rhinoceros Beetle.
– ADVANCED DOODLES –
Create a beautiful atmosphere in your home with these Tiffany Candle Holders.
Make a model of a V-Twin engine! It even has moving pieces!
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How do you make 3D objects with 3Doodler? The most obvious answer is to Doodle freehand in the air. But don’t stop there – there are also other techniques that you can try out to achieve the same, or even better, results. Who knows, you might even prefer these methods as you climb the learning curve towards becoming a 3D drawing expert!
In this guide to 3D drawing, we look at how you can assemble a three-dimensional object using Doodled 2D parts, a little like building with Lego blocks, as well as making your own molds, and more. Here are some basic techniques:
Build a cube
A great way to practice assembling your Doodles is by building a cube.
Create a sphere
When creating a round shape like a sphere, we recommend using a mold to get that perfect 3D shape. Check out the 3Doodler Start Doodlemolds® Basic Set, make your own sphere mold out of some rolled up paper and masking tape, or use and recycle items you already have at home!
Make a figurine or animal
When making more complex structures like a figurine or animal, you can build your own molds with paper, masking tape, and a few household items.
An even more advanced way to make the base structure is to use ABS plastic to create a frame. With the frame built out, you can Doodle over it using either PLA or ABS to complete the shape. For example, to make the shape of legs, simply Doodle rings of incremental sizes, then join the pieces together. Finally, fill up the gaps by connecting the rings. See how 3D pen artist Heather Baharally creates her frames with the 3Doodler Start Pen to create a beautiful, realistic octopus.