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Wednesdays in the Workshop




Cabell Library, The Workshop (Lower Level)
901 Park Avenue, Richmond, Va. 23284


The VCU Libraries Innovative Media department invites the VCU community to Wednesdays in the Workshop. The heads of the department have selected a variety of workshops to help visitors understand the proper usage of equipment. The equipment and spaces in the Workshop are free and open to all members of the VCU academic community. Stop by each Wednesday for hands-on demonstrations of the proper usage of resources, services and workspaces.

The event is free and open to the public. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad StreetWest Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. For questions, please contact VCU Libraries Innovative Media at (804) 827-3594.


Sept. 7

Virtual and Augmented Realities
Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Microsoft Hololens and more
Sept. 14 3D Printing 101
3D printing basics: what it is, how it works, how you can explore it yourself
Sept. 21 Sewing Machine Basics
Helping you understand the modern sewing machine and how it works
Sept. 28 Scanning Slides and Other Transparencies
Tips and tricks to effectively digitize your slides, negatives and film
Oct. 5
In Room 303
Introduction to Drones
Try your hand at flying and learn something about the rules of their use
Oct. 12 The Effective Use of a Telescope
An Intro, Learn to use the library's Orion telescope--and your own
Oct. 19 Green Screen 101
Covering the basics of filming on the green screen
Oct. 26 3D modeling with Maya
Explore the basics of Maya and creating 3D digital models
Nov. 2 3D Printing 201
Additional tools and resources for successful 3D printing
Nov. 9 Beginning Digital Photography
Orienting you to the DSLR camera and the basics of successful photography
Nov. 16 Intro to Stop Motion Animation
Learn about tools and techniques to create this popular form of animation
Nov. 30 Podcasting
The most effective ways to record voice, introduce sound effects and add music
Dec. 7 Video Conversion 101
Move your video from one format to another for projects and presentation

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VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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