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Workshops are a chance for you to create something new, whether it be a robot, a social media strategy or a pumping electro beat. You may be lstarting from scratch or applying old skills in a new way, but in either case you’ll have something unique to show for it at the end of a workshop.

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October 2016

Arduino 3: Advanced Physical Computing with Arduino

October 23, 2016, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In this workshop, you’ll design your own electronics circuits to use with the Arduino micro-controller. You will learn advanced Arduino programming techniques, and how to apply these techniques to create unique interactive electronic projects including art pieces, toys or costumes. Requirements: Some knowledge of Arduino, or attendance of the previous workshops Participants must be over 16 years of age Enclosed, flat footwear must be worn at all times To find out more about what’s on offer at The Edge, read…

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TRYIT // Parametric design: Adapt a phone case to your phone

October 25, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

iPhone 7, Nokia 3310, 2 tin cans and a bit of string – every new model of mobile phone is slightly different in shape and size. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a phone case that could adapt to each model? That sounds like a job for parametric design! This TRYIT workhshop runs over two sessions: Tuesday 25 October and Tuesday 1 November 2016, from 6pm-8pm You’ll need to attend both sessions to receive your induction and finish your phone…

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November 2016

Designing for the Laser Cutter using Adobe Illustrator

November 13, 2016, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In this 4 hour workshop we’ll show you how to use Adobe Illustrator (the software that talks to the Laser Cutter) to design objects which are then ready to be cut or etched on the Laser.

 

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Free Art Workshop with Access Arts

November 18, 2016, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 25, 2016

You are invited to join Access Arts in partnership with State Library of Queensland and The Edge in a series of free workshops to help us create an inspirational field of lilies to celebrate International Day of People with Disability. Access Arts enables Queenslanders who experience disability or disadvantage to access the arts. We believe in great art and great access. No bookings required 12pm – 2pm  /  Friday 18 & 25 November River Lounge Bay Windows 6 and 7…

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Free Art Workshop with Access Arts

November 19, 2016, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on November 25, 2016

You are invited to join Access Arts in partnership with State Library of Queensland and The Edge in a series of free workshops to help us create an inspirational field of lilies to celebrate International Day of People with Disability. Access Arts enables Queenslanders who experience disability or disadvantage to access the arts. We believe in great art and great access. No bookings required 12pm – 2pm  /  Friday 18 & 25 November River Lounge Bay Windows 6 and 7…

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Designing for the Laser Cutter using Adobe Illustrator

November 20, 2016, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Unfortunately we had to cancel last Sunday’s workshop, but we’ve rescheduled it for this Sunday, 20 November. At short notice, some registered participants can’t make the new date, so we’re opening up some seats to you! You might have heard (or seen) that we have a Laser Cutter in the Fabrication Lab. This piece of machinery is one of our favourites; it’s fast, incredibly precise and can (with some imagination) create beautiful items, from jewellery to wallets, lampshades, boxes and signage.…

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December 2016

A Very Edgy Christmas: Glass-blown Baubles – 10am

December 3, 2016, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learn from a master of the trade to design, blow and shape your own glass ornament. Wrap-up your bauble for special someone, or pop your one-of-a-kind decoration on your own tree!

 

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A Very Edgy Christmas: Glass-blown Baubles – 2pm

December 3, 2016, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn from a master of the trade to design, blow and shape your own glass ornament. Wrap-up your bauble for special someone, or pop your one-of-a-kind decoration on your own tree!

 

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A Very Edgy Christmas: Old-school Chemistry Kits

December 18, 2016, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Work with The Edge’s resident scientist Dr. Peter Musk to make a kids science kit to put under the Christmas tree. Work with common household products and traditional science glassware and learn how to safely engage with children to inspire curiosity and instill a love of science.

 

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March 2017

Designing for the Laser Cutter using Adobe Illustrator

March 26, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You might have heard (or seen) that we have a Laser Cutter in the Fabrication Lab. This piece of machinery is one of our favourites; it’s fast, incredibly precise and can (with some imagination) create beautiful items, from jewellery to wallets, lampshades, boxes and signage.

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