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Hello and welcome to what is our ninth lesson in the designing technology 3D computer aided design unit of work.

My name is Mr Wigan and it's again fantastic to see you here in our lesson.

Today we're going to look into actually how we present our final design.

That is something that we finished off our last lesson with but today we're going to focus on actually what we do to present it to our end client.

So that's have look at today's learning objectives.

Now, as always, before I get into the learning objectives for today's lesson make sure that you've got the intro quiz completed.

If you haven't done so, pause the video here and go and get that done for me.

Okay, great.

Now let's have a look at today's learning objectives.

So the first area of learning that we are looking into today is what actually is rendering.

I guarantee this is something that you have done in the past, but not realise the correct design technology terms for it.

And we're going to look into what render is, why it's so important.

Then we're going to have a look at what a working drawing is in design and technology and how it helps with the construction of the final product.

They are really important documents and something that we need to have a really good understanding of, to be able to take our product forward if it was to ever be manufactured.

Then finally, we're going to look at actually how we correctly present our final designs in a way that gives all of the viewers of that final design as much information as possible.

So they've got a clear understanding as to what you are proposing in your final design.

And as always the last thing that you'll be doing is the exit quiz to conclude all the learning that you've done in today's lesson.

So as always, we need to make sure we've got the correct equipment.

The same equipment today is what we've had for the last two lessons.

So if you've got your exercise books or pieces of paper that you've used in previous lessons, fantastic.

You also need a computer or tablet something that is an internet enabled device because we are going to be going back into Tinkercad.

So we do need to make sure we can get access to that via the internet.

If you haven't got that equipment, pause the video here now and just go and get those things for me.

Okay, great.

So let's have a look at today's key words.

So the first key word in today's lesson is one I've already spoken about as a key learning area which is render.

Now render actually, as I've said earlier, is something that you probably already do.

You've just didn't realise the correct term.

Render effectively means that you are adding colour to a final design.

So you making that final design look far more realistic to what the end product should look like if it was to ever be manufactured.

So if I am to render a design, I'm adding the colour and tones to a design to make it look far more realistic.

The second keyword that we're going to look at today is working drawings.

So these things are really, really crucial to be able to actually get your product constructed.

A working drawing is something that is a plan of your final design so that it can be taken and then constructed using the different manufacturing techniques.

So it's really crucial that we understand what working drawings are, how we actually put them together, and why they're crucial to the design process.

Okay, So let's go into the first area of learning for today's lesson.

Okay, so our first year of learning in today's lesson is what actually is rendering when we do this to a design.

So as I've already spoken about, rendering is adding colour or tone to an object, but there has to be a reason why we do that.

And the reason for adding that colour and tone is to make our final designs look as realistic and as close to the final product, as we possibly can make it.

By doing that, we're going to make that product seem so much more realistic that when people view it they are almost certain to understand in a much better detail what we are proposing as our final design.

I am absolutely certain you have done this before using coloured pens, pencils, maybe paint, but obviously today, what we're going to do, is we're going to add render to our 3D final design model in Tinkercad, and that's slightly different.

We're also going to add a few other little features and design elements to the final design, to make it again look more realistic so that not only we add in the colour but we're also putting objects around it to make it seem as though it is the final product and actually being used in an environment itself.

So, let's go into Tinkercad And add that colour.

Okay, so here I am now in Tinkercad with my final design.

And what I'm going to do now is start to add the colours to my shelter to make it look more realistic and closer to what actually I think it should look like in the end.

Now at the moment, obviously the colours are just the default colours that Tinkercad has put for us.

But what I'm going to do is I'm going to click on the different objects and change the colours to what I want them to be.

So I'm going to start with the central structure, which is in orange.

So if I click on that I want that colour to change because I said that that central structure piece would be made from a metal, specifically aluminium.

So actually aluminium isn't normally orange in colour.

What colour is aluminium normally? That's right.

It's usually a silvery-gray colour.

So if I come over to, once I've clicked on it to my little feature tool here, you'll notice where it's got solid it's in orange, which is to do with the colour.

So I'm going to click on that, and you'll notice that he's got some preset ready-made colours.

So actually, if I look down the end here I've got some greys and blacks that are probably good for what I want, but actually I'm going to select on one and just see if it works.

I'm going to go, hmm, yeah, that's okay.

It's not too bad, but I could actually do with it being maybe a little bit darker.

So I'm going to go back onto the colour.

And instead of hitting preset, I'm going to go to custom.

So if I click on custom, it's got that kind of already selected.

But if I go this white dot in the middle and move it around, can you see that the actual colour of that central structure as I'm moving it around in real time is actually changing the colour.

So I wanted this to be a little bit darker than what it was.

I'm going to say, there, perfect.

That's exactly what I want.

So that now looks more like an aluminium post in the middle.


So what I also need to do, I need to change the colour of these struts to a colour that is something that I think adds a nice feature.

So I'm going to click on them and I'm going to go to solid, this time I'm just going to use a preset colour I think.

And I'm going to use blue.

Let's go with blue, I like that.

It's a nice, bright blue.

I'm going to do the same with that one as well.

So I'm going to click on solid, go to blue.

And it's there.

Now, these little objects here are something that I added in last lesson.

What were they? That's right.

They were my lights.

Now it's already a yellowy colour but I don't quite like that yellow.

So I'm going to click on it.

And I'm going to go back to where it says solid.

And I'm going to use a preset colour there, that bright yellow.

Yeah, I liked that.

That looks far more realistic and a bit more like a light.

Great, so that's now my lights and my struts in the colour that I like, but the actual top is still green.

I don't particularly like green.

So I'm going to click on that and I'm going to change it.

And I think I'm just going to have it as a nice sort of slightly off-white colour.

Yeah, that looks quite nice.

Simple, clean, nothing too offensive to people when they see it.

So that is then my canopy, the lights, the structure, the support, all in the colours that I think are what we need but there's something else we can add into it as well which makes it far more realistic as a final design.

Now in basic shapes, if you click on the dropdown menu you may have explored this already when you've been at home, designing yourself.

But if you have it, this is a great opportunity to do it.

There are loads of preset designs that you can click and drag in to make something far more interesting.

So if I go to the hangout space run for example, when you go into that area you'll notice there's lots of chairs and also tables.

So I'm going to take a table and I'm going to place it underneath my canopy.

So it again, makes it look more realistic.

Now I can make that table bigger or smaller if I want to but actually I'm happy with the size that it is.

And what that's doing is it's just making that design look far more realistic.

The other thing that I can do, if I go back to the object selection, if I go down to featured, right, there are loads of different objects in here that you can also add in, which are just crazy little things that make your design even more interesting.

And I would encourage you to go through all these different ones, shape libraries got loads, because actually what you can do is click on the dropdown menu and there are different ones.

So at the moment, we're on creatures and characters but there are far more different objects that you can click and drag in to your design.

What I might do here is actually take a person.

So I'm going to take this chap here.

I'm going to click and drag him over, and then I'm going to place him in, oh that didn't come over, sorry, there you go.

There he is.

And I'm going to click and drag another person.

And what that's doing is it's adding to the realism of having people underneath my canopy.

This is what I would like you to be doing with your design.

What you need to be doing now then is pausing the video and going to your designs in Tinkercad and creating what is a far more realistic rendered final design.

Add in the colours that you want to see on your final design as well as some of those objects that you saw me bring in as well.

This is only going to enhance the realistic nature of your final design.

Make sure that you're happy with those colours that you're choosing, keep playing, tinkering with them.

That's the great thing about the CAD software is that you can keep playing around with different colours until you are happiest with them.

Then once you're done, we're going to come back and we're going to move on to the next area.

Have fun.

Good luck.

Welcome back.

I hope you had lots of fun adding the different colours and objects to your final design.

I know it's the bit that I really enjoy adds so much fun to the design.

So, let's move on to our second area of learning for today which is what actually are working drawings.

So working drawings are really, really important to the design process because actually what it does is it gives you and me and the manufacturer, different views of the final product.

Instead of it just being one static view from an angle it gives us clear views of the objects, which then also gives us information.

When we're producing a working drawing we must prevent free key views.

The first one is the plan view.

Now that's also called top view.

Okay, so the top view of the object or plan view is the corrector.

The second is the front view.

So actually looking at the object from the front and then the third one is the side view.

And by having those three views what we are enabling people to do is clearly see from those three different viewpoints the information that they need to be able to actually construct and build that object but also getting a clear understanding of the shape and sizes.

Now on the screen, I've got an example of a work in drawing.

So if we have this 3D T for example, we've got three different views.

So the top one is the plan view.

Okay, so that's when you're looking down onto something's, bird's eye view, looking directly down onto the object.

Then second one is we've got the front view.

So if we're looking at something face on that's what we would see directly in front of us.

And then the third view is the side view.

So again, if we're looking at something from the side, what would we see? And the side view for that T would be something as you see on the screen.

And by having these three views it gives you, me and everyone else clear information about that object and actually what it looks like from the different viewpoints.

Now, here's what I need you to do.

Using your design and using the working drawing worksheet, which is on this lesson, you need to take screenshots of the top or plan view, the front and the side of your final design to then put them onto that worksheet, so we've got a working drawing of your final design.

Make sure the images are nice and clear and it gives us all the information and detail on your final design.

So there can be no confusion and that we can clearly understand what we are doing.

Okay, so let me just show you very quickly how to easily do that in Tinkercad.

Okay, so here I am in Tinkercad with my final design, and I say, I need to get three views.

The plan view, the front view and the side view.

Now, thankfully Tinkercad will be really easy to get those views because what we need to use is the view-finder cube in this left-hand corner of the screen.

So if I click on the top face of the cube, it's going to give me a beautifully clear top view of my shelter.

So what I would do here is I would then print screen that object and then put that print screen onto the plan view section of my working drawings worksheet.

Now, if you're not sure how to do a print screen please ask somebody who is near you.

That knows how to print screen.

Sometimes it's a keyboard button.

Sometimes it's a feature that you have to press within the computers software.

There are lots of different ways but just find out how you print screen depending on what computer you're on.

Once I've got the top view I then want to go and do the front view.

So you can see that it's saying front view and I'm getting a clear frontal view of my shelter.

And then I would click around and I'd get let's say in this case the right hand side of my shelter, and for both of those I would print screen and put them into my worksheet.

Now here is the worksheet that I've given you to use for this piece of work.

And you can see, in my example, I've got my plan view, my front view and my side view positioned underneath where each of the time sign.

And this is what I'd like you to do with your final design and the working drawings worksheet.

So you're going to pause the video here in a moment.

You're going to use that worksheet to screenshot the plan view or top view as it's also known, the front view and the side view of your final design, putting those screenshots into the worksheets that we've got a nice clear working drawing of what our final product is.

Good luck.

Welcome back.

And I hope you've got on really well with making your working drawing document.

It's a really important one to the design process and clearly shows to us the different sides and angles of our final design.

Now we need to move on to the last area of learning in today's lesson and that's the presentation of our final design.

So presentation of the final design is just as important as the working drawing as it gives everybody not only a realistic view of it but also is one that you can then take to your client to say here is our final design for the product and the information on there should let them know whether they are happy with what you have come up with.

So it's really important that these final designs are realistic and clearly give the client the information they need to be able to understand what you are proposing.

So with the final design itself, when you are presenting it you always present it in a 3D angle.

So whereas with the working drawing we've done it in a 2D flat on the different sides.

Actually with the final presentation we want it to be three dimensional so that we can give a really true realistic impression of that final design.

So to do this, you're going to be using a worksheet like with the working drawings that you produced earlier.

And this worksheet is where you're going to, again, print screen your final design.

But also along with that you're going to put some information on that worksheet to tell me, you, everybody about what your final design actually is.

A small brief paragraph is usually advised so that you can describe and explain to people what your final design is, why you came up with that design, and more importantly, why you think it meets the original design brief.

That is really important.

And with the image as well, you need to make sure that it's a really high quality image so that it gives as much information to the people viewing it as they can possibly get.

So the worksheet looks like this.

So you're going to put a print screen of the final design.

I'd like you to label the print screen as well telling me about different materials and different objects but also in the box, you'll notice it says why you selected this design.

Inside that box I would like you to write a paragraph saying why you selected this design.

Why is the best design that you've come up with to meet that design brief? So let's just go into Tinkercad just to get that print screen first of all.

So in Tinkercad, we've got our final design and the clear finished, rendered object itself.

Now to get that final screenshot of your object what I'd like you to do is on the view cube in the top left hand corner.

I want you to click on the corner where it says front and right, if you click on that top corner, I want you to then create that angle but you'll notice it's hiding some of the detail.

So you might want to just move it down slightly to allow more detail to be viewed.

Once you've got that, you can zoom in and out if you want to, but I'd like you to take a print screen of that and put it onto your document.

Now, there is one other feature within Tinkercad that we haven't yet explored that I'm going to talk about now that can really help the final design look even more realistic.

So a way of making something even more realistic with Tinkercad is on some tablet devices and some computers that have the camera, you can see on the screen there is augmented reality or AR viewer, which means that you can take the camera and your designed object and put it into real life situation.

So I've got a video here of me at my house when it was snowing, very cold outside but what I got is my design of the shelter actually now in a real life situation.

And what I'm doing is zooming out to make the object bigger.

And it looks like it's actually there.

I mean, how cool is that? Augmented reality using Tinkercad.

It's a fantastic feature.

Not everybody will have access to it but if you do have the AR viewer, I would strongly recommend you use it.

You can make it bigger or smaller.

You could look at it from different angles.

As I say, this was in the snow.

It was really cold when I did this outside but it just makes it look so much more realistic than just a screenshot on the page.

And you can put that onto your phone or design document as well.

So I would really encourage you if you have the AR viewer, use it because it's a fantastic feature.

Now, what I want you to do now is get that presentation sheet completed whether you're just screenshotting it from your computer or you're lucky enough to be able to use the AR viewer.

Put whatever object you can onto that page with some labelling and a nice paragraph about why you chose that as your final design.

And then you have your presentation of the final idea, all done, ready to pass over to your client, to show all the hard work and brilliant designs that you've come up with.

So pause here, go and get the final design done.

Good luck.

Welcome back.

And I hope you had lots of fun doing the final design and hopefully some of you got to use the AR viewer, what an amazing tool.

And it just shows you how great design technology is as a subject to better use really cool features like that.

Well done.

You've done some fantastic work today and I'm absolutely certain, you are really proud of your final design.

I would absolutely love to see these final design pages that you've created.

And if you can get your parents or carers to take some photos and if they can share it online using the hashtag Learn with Oak, I will be over the moon to see what work you've created but that's it for today's lesson.

We have done so much.

We've learned how to render our final design.

We've learned about what working drawings are and why they are important to the process.

And you've then created your own working drawings for your shelter.

And we've then presented our final design using a final design screenshot or the AR feature with a nice paragraph and some labelling just detailing what our final design is.

I look forward to seeing you into what is our last lesson for this unit of work.

Take care.

I'll see you then.

Bye bye.