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Try tools and see demos every Wednesday in The Workshop

September 6, 2016

Stop by each Wednesday this semester for hands-on demonstrations and Q&A about tools and equipment in The Workshop, VCU Libraries' open-to-all maker and media space. Wednesdays at the Workshop will take place on the lower level of Cabell Library from noon to 1 p.m.

  • 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 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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