digital multimedia: 3d modeling/digital fab

This page will track our goals and work to the calendar. As instructor, I reserve the right to make adjustments to the calendar to improve our experience this term. Any changes will be thoroughly communicated and posted here within.

week 1 (week of 9 Jan)

TOPICS

HOMEWORK

  • Each team - Assignment by Wednesday - sketch a simple collection apparatus to show Elizabeth on Thursday.
  • set up Documentation Blogs, email address to instructor.
  • Make a hello world post on blog.
  • Make a Shared Folder on Google Drive.
  • Please compose some questions to add to our whiteboard due Wednesday.
  • We need to measure the output. One idea is attach a hose to the bag; can you think of otheres? Please sketch some ideas about how to connect a hose or other drain or another way to measure the output fluid.
  • READING and RESPONSE:
    C.P. Snow "The Two Cultures"
    Also read E. O. Wilson first chapter of Consilience "The Ionian Enchantment"
    See projects page for directions on written response.
  • Make arrangements. This class will take a considerable amount of time in the lab outside of class periods. This will involve hours of time on the lab machines which can only be used during the Monitored hours. Make arrangements now in your schedule (work, child care, etc.) to make sure you can attend these hours.

LINKS/EVENTS

  • Points of Departure Exhibition January 10th - 26th, Reception January 26, 12Noon to 3PM.
  • Irish Study Abroad Program-There will be an informational meeting for Art Majors about the program at 4pm on Wednesday, January 18 and at 4pm on Thursday, January 19.

week 2 (week of 16 january)

TOPICS

  • "The clashing point of two subjects, two disciplines, two cultures – of two galaxies, so far as that goes – ought to produce creative chances." - C.P. Snow, The Two Cultures
  • check on the plants
  • finish bags
  • bag critters
  • schedule

HOMEWORK

LINKS/EVENTS

  • Points of Departure Exhibition January 10th - 26th, Reception January 26, 12Noon to 3PM.
  • Irish Study Abroad Program-There will be an informational meeting for Art Majors about the program at 4pm on Wednesday, January 18 and at 4pm on Thursday, January 19.

week 03 (week of 23 january)

TOPICS

  • Resources SketchUcation, Creation Engine licenses, Trimble Resources
  • checking on the plants
  • measuring the output
  • rigging a plant for the STEAM2017 show

HOMEWORK

  • updated sketches to ideate new knowledge ( and for Elizabeth)
  • make a sketchup model for class next week
  • make account with sketchucation

LINKS/EVENTS

  • Points of Departure Exhibition January 10th - 26th, Reception January 26, 12Noon to 3PM.
  • Watch George Kopec's intro to SketchUp videos (Mr, Kopec is demoing the SketchUp Make{a free version} while we will be using SU Pro 2015. His introductions should suffice to introducing the SU ecosystem without any difference in versions.)
  • http://sketchucation.com

week 04 (week of 30 january)

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  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March

week 05 (week of 6 february)

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  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March

week 06 (week of 13 february)

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  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March

week 07 (week of 20 february)

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  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March

week 08 (week of 27 february)

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  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March

week 09 (week of 6 march)

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  • STEAM2017 - 5 Weeks of exhibtions, artists visits, artist talks and a conference 2 February - 11 March
SPRING BREAK

week 10 (week of 20 march)

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week 11 (week of 27 march)

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week 12 (week of 3 april)

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week 13 (week of 10 april)

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week 14 (week of 17 april)

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week 15 DEAD WEEK (week of 24 april)

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FINAL REVIEWS Week of
1 May 2017

  • TIMES TBA