Many children love technology. Why not feed that love in a creative, productive environment, perfectly balancing indoor and outdoor pursuits? This one-day course allows children to engage with Jupiter Artland as well as with technology in a new way. They are introduced to 3D printing techniques before going out to explore the Artland, woodlands, landscape and sculptures. They then come back the Woodland classroom and experiment with 3D printing pens to create their own sculptures and interpret the art they engaged with outside. Any artwork created can of course be taken home.
This course is run in conjunction with Denise Allan who runs ‘Wee Replicators’, a 3D printing education service. She is a PhD candidate at Edinburgh Napier University, currently researching the use of 3D printing technology in education and how this can improve communication and trust within communities.