Second post here, hopefully better than the first. Also, hopefully not covered extensively in another topic elsewhere....
Getting my 3D printer this weekend, have Simplify3D for all of the wonderful things that it does. But it seems like (and please correct me if I'm wrong!) that Simplify3D is not a 3D design software package?
So what would folks recommend for a beginner, who'd like to try their hand at 3D design? I don't mind spending a little more money on features, although I've heard there's a lot of free/open-source stuff out there.
My new printer is going to be the FlashForge Creator Pro (for those curious). I'm assuming during the first few months, I'm going to be downloading, printing and slightly modifying existing models, but I'm also sure that I'm going to want to start working on modifying and creating new items soon enough.
As an aside, I have the full Creative Cloud subscription, with Photoshop and Illustrator. I'm not sure if those are "recommended" for the beginning part of the design workflow (with Simplify3D being the pre-printing tweaking/slicing), but it's there if it's useful.
Thoughts? I'm open to all ideas. And if there's another thread somewhere, please lead me in the right direction. Search didn't come back with much.