Workshop: Intro to 3D Modeling in Blender

This workshop was recorded live and goes over the basics of modeling in Blender, a free, open-source 3D modeling software. You will learn how to navigate in 3D space, manipulate basic 3D objects, and finally use them to build something new, like the teapots you see printed below. Before you start 1. Download and install Blender Blender is… Continue reading Workshop: Intro to 3D Modeling in Blender

Workshop: Instagram AR Filter Basics

This workshop introduces participants to Spark AR, a free program for making Augmented Reality filters for Facebook and Instagram. Spark AR makes it easy to start making filters, like the one shown here, as it requires no coding to get started. Try out the filter yourself by scanning the QR Code below. Before you Get… Continue reading Workshop: Instagram AR Filter Basics

Workshop: Intro to 2D Animation in Blender

This workshop introduced the 2D animation features of Blender, an open-source professional animation software. While normally used for 3D modeling and animation Blender also has full-featured 2D animation tools as well. The workshop walks through the process of animating a bouncing ball using these tools. Blender 3.01 was used in this workshop. Download the software… Continue reading Workshop: Intro to 2D Animation in Blender

Interactive displays

Wacom display tablets allow you to draw and navigate using a pen stylus instead of the mouse giving you fine control for drawing, sculpting and retouching. These tools are used by professional artists but can be used by anyone to make creative tasks easier. Where are they? We have two Wacom stations in the Granoff… Continue reading Interactive displays