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If you are a novice designer, entrepreneur, small business owner, blogger, creative type or just keen to up-skill, then The Edge has something for you! Each month we offer a calendar of free and paid creative short courses, tutorials and workshops. You will find courses in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects and WordPress. To find out more about our Brisbane based courses and workshops scroll through our current offering below.

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September 2017

Creating custom designs with Adobe Illustrator

September 17, 2017, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Take your graphic skills to the next level in this intermediate Illustrator course.

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Adobe Illustrator for beginners

September 21, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Create and edit vector graphics (like illustrations and logos) in this Illustrator course for beginners.

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October 2017

Intro to Mac: Understanding the Mac operating system

October 3, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Feel at home in the Digital Media Lab, and get the most out of your short course, with our free Intro to Mac class. In this 90 minute class we’ll start with the basics of the Mac platform. We will take you through the Mac operating system, teach you some of the common Mac lingo and show you how to complete basic tasks like opening and closing programs, saving, moving and deleting files and using keyboard shortcuts. If you’re a…

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Intro to Python

October 12, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Python is one of the most commonly used programming languages today. During this introductory class you will learn the basics by using Jupyter Notebook, an open-source web application that allows you to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations and explanatory text. A great way to learn how to code and get practical use from it straight away! No prior knowledge required, just proficiency with the Mac operating system as we’ll be working from the Digital Media…

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Intro to Python

October 17, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Python is one of the most commonly used programming languages today. During this introductory class you will learn the basics by using Jupyter Notebook, an open-source web application that allows you to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations and explanatory text. A great way to learn how to code and get practical use from it straight away! No prior knowledge required, just proficiency with the Mac operating system as we’ll be working from the Digital Media…

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Intro to Python

October 26, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Python is one of the most commonly used programming languages today. During this introductory class you will learn the basics by using Jupyter Notebook, an open-source web application that allows you to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations and explanatory text. A great way to learn how to code and get practical use from it straight away! No prior knowledge required, just proficiency with the Mac operating system as we’ll be working from the Digital Media…

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Practical Python – Internet of Things

October 28, 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this hands-on class you will learn how to program the ESP8266 chip! This amazing, small and cheap microcontroller has built in WiFi and can run off a battery. Using learnings and the microPython programming language you’ll be able to control all kinds of Things via the internet! If you don’t have foundational knowledge in Python, please register to attend one our free introductory classes. // Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions,…

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November 2017

Intro to Mac: Understanding the Mac operating system

November 2, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Feel at home in the Digital Media Lab, and get the most out of your short course, with our free Intro to Mac class. In this 90 minute class we’ll start with the basics of the Mac platform. We will take you through the Mac operating system, teach you some of the common Mac lingo and show you how to complete basic tasks like opening and closing programs, saving, moving and deleting files and using keyboard shortcuts. If you’re a…

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Practical Python – Internet of Things

November 5, 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this hands-on class you will learn how to program the ESP8266 chip! This amazing, small and cheap microcontroller has built in WiFi and can run off a battery. Using learnings and the microPython programming language you’ll be able to control all kinds of Things via the internet! If you don’t have foundational knowledge in Python, please register to attend one our free introductory classes. // Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions,…

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December 2017

One Last Apocalypse – Free, immersive games & experiences

December 3, 2017, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

One Last Apocalypse is reaching its peak on Sunday 3 December, in the form of two prototype experiences – and we want you to come and play! So what is this One Last Apocalypse? One Last Apocalypse is a project that we’ve been delivering at The Edge over the past six months. To recap, it’s a project that has explored the idea of apocalypse as change, and given The Edge the opportunity to reconnect with programming from years ago: The…

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