Thursday, April 27, 2017

Paint Your Face - Day 2 (MidKids)


We finished up our photos today in Photoshop, adding some color and background. This results turned out awesome, as always. Check them out!

Video Game Challenge - Day 4 (Teens)

Our video game creating journey ends today. This isn't goodbye, however. We will continue to have these classes, as everyone seemed to really enjoy them. We finished up our games then got to play everyone's creations!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Paint Your Face - Day 1 (MidKids)

The classic PNG class is back! Since we've done this so many times, we let the pros pick pictures off the internet and got to tracing. We have some real artists in this class so this part was no problem. Thursday we will return and photoshop our pictures and add whatever backgrounds we want

Video Game Challenge - Day 3 (Teens)

The designing continued as we started adding more and more levels to our original games. We even managed to make our own version of Flappy Bird!


Thursday we will finish up and download these games to our mobile devices!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

TinkerCAD - Day 2 (MidKids)

We wrapped up our designs today and our 3D prints look awesome! We got really innovative this time around and came up with some creative designs. They should be printing soon , so be on the lookout, everyone!

Video Game Challenge - Day 2

Our game-designing adventure continued today as we continued adding to our levels. We started messing around with game behaviors that allowed for scrolling levels, objects that can destroy characters, and objects that can win a game

We will continue to make our games more complex as we continue next week.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

TinkerCAD - Day 1 (MidKids)

Everyone's favorite class is back. Long-time TinkerCAD pros were able to get right into their design. New comers were able to fly through the basics. Our designs are coming along well. We will finish up and print on Thursday.

Video Game Challenge - Day 1

Everybody loves video games so who wouldn't want to learn how to make them? Today, using our new software over at flowlab.io, we were able to do just that!

Everyone had the opportunity to bring their imaginations to life and create their own worlds! We will make our worlds more complex  over the next 3 days and have these games ready to play for the whole world to enjoy!

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Movie Making Marathon!

We had a marathon day of making movies with the girl scouts today!  They started from scratch with nothing more than an idea and a script and ended up with some proper cinema!





Thursday, April 13, 2017

Ozobot Obstacle Course Challenge - Day 2

Today was the last day everyone had to reach the finish line! With a little help to counter some faulty wheels, we had some winners! After that, we just tinkered with the coding software and made the ozobot do a whole bunch of crazy stuff

Vinyl Cutter - Day 2

We wrapped up the class today and finished putting our vinyl designs onto our glass panels! After some initial struggle, The results turned out great



Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Ozobot Obstacle Course Challenge - Day 1

Today was the first day of Ozobot Obstacle Course Challenge!  Day one, we designed our obstacle course and started taking measurements and test laps to try out our code.

Will anyone be able to make it to the finish line?!  Tune in next time to find out!



Vinyl Cutter - Day 1

Who doesn't love custom-made art made with vinyl? I know we all do here (Well, it's a complicated relationship.)! We started out by finding a design to make by picking out silhouette images online and put them in Silhouette Studios to get them ready for cutting!

On Thursday, we will finish printing and stick it to a glass frame to make some awesome art!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Hour of Code (MidKids)

Pretty laid-back class today with only one coder, but we still managed to be productive! Using the resources on Code.org, we were able to strengthen our knowledge of block coding while playing Flappy Bird at the same time!

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Papercraft & Photoshop - Day 4


We finished up our designs in Photoshop today and they turned out pretty good! After we added the finishing touches to our designs and completed them, we decided to print out more crafts because why not! Who doesn't love making their very own 3D papercraft?





Soldering - Day 4

Did they finish?  Nope.  Did they get really far and learn a lot?  Heck yes!


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Papercraft & Photoshop - Day 3

We got to the "photoshop" portion of the classes today! After taking a photo of our papercraft designs, we were able to insert it wherever we pleased  and add whatever we pleased to said picture. Our pictures are looking good! Some finishing touches on Thursday, and our masterpieces should be complete.

Soldering - Day 3

The soldering continued today as we entered into the last week of the class! We are making good progress and are very close to being done!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Papercraft & Photoshop - Day 2

The Folding continues!  We have selected and printed out papercraft designs, courtesy of cubecraft.com.  Now we are folding and cutting!  As soon as they are assembled we will begin taking pictures and Photoshopping!

Soldering Day 2

Soldering continues today!  Our electrical engineers returned to the task with gusto.  Here's hoping we have enough time finish between today and next week!