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757 Makerspace Dream Factory

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237 West 24th Street
Norfolk, VA 23518 United States

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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Crash Course Film School

May 30 @ 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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Introduction to 3D Printing for Adults

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

Introduction to 3D Printing with 757 Makerspace. This course is designed to introduce beginners to the art of 3D printing. We will cover a brief overview of design software, locations for models and how to use effectively work with the 3D Printers at 757 Makerspace.  Class discussions include: - How 3D printing started and how it works- Filaments, why & when you should use them, their costs and limitations- Use of a Slicer program that turns your design into information…

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June 2019

Collab Painting Class with Muralist Khalil Riddick

June 5 @ 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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Crash Course Film School

June 6 @ 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 (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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Crash Course Film School

June 20 @ 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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Crash Course Film School

June 27 @ 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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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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August 2019

757MS DRONE CAMP 2019

August 5 @ 7:30 am - August 16 @ 3:30 pm
757 Makerspace Dream Factory, 237 West 24th Street
Norfolk, VA 23518 United States

Rip through August with a STEM-focused, student-driven day camp featuring miniature Brushless Quad FPV racing drones:  Learn, Build, Fly, Repeat. Each day will begin with a drone demo and end with a drone career.Sign up now and join us for the next organizational meeting (May 15, 7-7:45pm)Start:  7:30 am  August 5thEnd:    3:30 pm (daily - later pickup by coordination)Details:2-week day camp, Monday-Friday August 5th-16th(Optional family field event Saturday 17th.)No prior experience necessary, but initiative is rewarded.Limit 20 campers (Grades…

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