Just bought a 3D printer and want to design custom parts for your robot army? Are you a developer looking to expand from curly braces and semicolons with Icospheres and UV Maps? Are you a maker ready to move up from browsing Thingiverse and on to creating your own content? This hands-on session will provide you with the tools and techniques to make this happen using Blender, a free, open source software package for 3D art and animation. Topics will include basic 3D modeling, sculpting, texture work, and simple animations. Attendees will leave with the knowledge needed to bring their creations to life!