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blender: 3-D modeling and animation software weekend workshop

Part 1: Saturday, November 9 – Introduction to blender: Interface Overview & Object Modeling
Part 2: Sunday, November 10 – Rendering & Animation

Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm (both days)
Location: New Media Center, Lewis Library Building, 1st Floor

blender is a free and open-source, cross-platform (Windows/Mac/Linux), 3D computer graphics software used in art and animation, visual effects, 3D modeling, video games, and forensic reconstruction. This weekend intensive will be a hands-on opportunity to learn about this robust software. No previous animation or 3D modeling software experience is required.

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Productive Scholar: John LeMasney on Using Inkscape

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Thursday, September 22,
12:00 noon

Frist Multipurpose Room A
Using Inkscape
John LeMasney
Inkscape is an open source drawing application used generally as a free alternative to Adobe Illustrator. Visual learners benefit greatly from the presence of illustrations of concepts, and Inkscape allows you to quickly move an idea from verbal to visual. Come learn how to get and use this powerful vector based application that runs on Windows, Mac OS, Linux and other operating systems.
About the speaker:

John LeMasney has been the Manager of Technology Training and Instructional Technology at Rider University for 12 years. He is also a local technology and design consultant dedicated to sharing the rewards of using open source software. He received his MA in Organizational Leadership from Rider University in 2009.

Tech Spotlights: Finding and using free images on the Web

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Here is the slideshow from out tech Spotlight Session on 10/21/2010.

Here’s a link to the handout (PDF): Finding and Using Free Images on the Web.pdf

Tech Spotlights: Finding and Editing Free Images on the Web

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Here is the presentation we gave at our Technology Spotlight Session on 4/20/2010. The topic was Finding and Editing Free Images on the Web. Creative Commons, Flickr, and morgeFile were discussed and online free photo editors like picnic and pixlr where highlighted.

Here is a link to the handout for the presentation: Finding and Editing Free Images on the Web (PDF)

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