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757 Makerspace Community Workshop and Studios

http://www.757makerspace.com

May 2019

Enough To Be Dangerous: 3D Modeling and Design with Fusion 360

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
757 Makerspace Dream Factory, 237 West 24th Street
Norfolk, VA 23518 United States

In this "Enough To Be Dangerous" series, we'll introduce you to the the Fusion 360 experience of design and modeling. We'll step you through a complete modeling task including creating 2D sketches, outlining the initial shape using modeling strategies, then integrate solid modeling tasks and visualization techniques into the final model. This can then be used by 3D printers, CNC/3D Carvers, Laser Cutters and more and it is free to download and use for Mac and PC'sLocation: 757 Makerspace Dream…

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Collab Painting Class with Muralist Khalil Riddick

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
757 Makerspace Dream Factory, 237 West 24th Street
Norfolk, VA 23518 United States

Local muralist Khalil Riddick heads up this four part session for learning how to paint large scale pieces in a group setting. Khalil has covered Hampton Roads with his artwork, inside and out, from Granby Street to appearing at Something at the Water with his Aethernauts crew. In this debut session, learn from him how to take a grand artistic vision into reality through color and style matching, delegation, and direction. Work with other artists like yourself to create something EPIC!…

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June 2019

Open Build Night – Our Monthly Open House for June 2019

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
757 Makerspace The Dream Factory, 237 West 24th Street
Norfolk, VA 23517 United States

WELCOME TO THE 757 MAKERSPACE! Here, artists, makers, and creatives come together to create and innovate. Once a month, we host an Open Build Night. Never been to one? It is part open house, part social, and a good time to share what you are working on or need help with. This means we are open for visitors, guests, members, and any anyone with interest to come out for free and join us for the evening. It is FREE. For…

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757 Makerspace Cadets (Teens): Deconstruction Day!

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
757 Makerspace Dream Factory, 237 West 24th Street
Norfolk, VA 23518 United States

Deconstruction Day, one of our favorite events of the year, where we take old electronics and tear them down. From hammers to delicate work and learn how they are made, put together and scavenge old parts to use for future project builds in our class. No experience necessary. This session gets noisy, is a lot of fun and teens can take home items of special interest to them that they tore down.  Got some old electronics (small and large, no TV's…

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Story Time: The Art of Marketing Your Art

June 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
757 Makerspace Dream Factory, 237 West 24th Street
Norfolk, VA 23518 United States

We are compelled to make art. We are compelled to share it. But how do you do that effectively? Well, that is an art unto itself. Gigi Rodgers, aka @pucknkhaos, is a social media and brand manager who works in body paint and making sneakers. Hear her speak at the 757 Makerspace Dream Factory on How to Promote Your Work. Touch on subjects such as, using social media, working with photographers and models, how to establish a faithful fanbase, and…

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Crash Course Film School

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
757 Makerspace Dream Factory, 237 West 24th Street
Norfolk, VA 23518 United States

Welcome to this Crash Course in Film School! Here, you will recieve hands-on training from a veteran of South by Southwest who will teach you filmmaking in four sessions over eight weeks. Our primary goal will be equipping creatives with the know how to showcase their creations through video for the world to experience - whether it's sharing their painting process, robotics, pottery - whatever craft of choice. We will cover storytelling, the art of converying information in an emotionally…

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757 Makerspace Cadets (Kids): Deconstruction Day!

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
757 Makerspace Workshop, 421 West 22nd Street
Norfolk, VA 23517 United States

Deconstruction Day, one of our favorite events of the year, where we take old electronics and tear them down. From hammers to delicate work and learn how they are made, put together and scavenge old parts to use for future project builds in our class.No experience necessary. This session gets noisy, is a lot of fun and kids can take home items of special interest to them that they tore down. Got some old electronics (small and large, no TV's…

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July 2019

Crash Course Film School

July 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
757 Makerspace Dream Factory, 237 West 24th Street
Norfolk, VA 23518 United States

Welcome to this Crash Course in Film School! Here, you will recieve hands-on training from a veteran of South by Southwest who will teach you filmmaking in four sessions over eight weeks. Our primary goal will be equipping creatives with the know how to showcase their creations through video for the world to experience - whether it's sharing their painting process, robotics, pottery - whatever craft of choice. We will cover storytelling, the art of converying information in an emotionally…

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