Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

May 2016
$15 - $30

IFL Jewelry Series – Intro to Soldering

May 15, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz,
2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
+ Google Map

  Register Now Looking to create hand-made jewelry for yourself or someone special? Come learn to create beautiful jewelry by soldering metal wire together to make rings, earrings, and bracelets of your very own. Class Description: Learn to use basic jewelry tools, how to work with non-ferrous metals, how to solder metal wire together, and how to form and finish your own rings, earrings, and bracelets. You will have at least one completed project, and a tool of your very…

Find out more »
June 2016
$60

Fusion 360 Basics

June 4, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz,
2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

  Register Now   Want to experiment with Autodesk Fusion 360? Come learn to render realistic images in Autodesk Fusion 360. At the end of our class you will have designed a lamp using a wide variety of tools within the program. You will then be able to apply these skills to your own designs. Class Description: In this course, you will learn how to navigate, sketch, solid model, sculpt, assemble, and render images in Autodesk Fusion 360 (included in…

Find out more »
$10

Gallery Soirée — ABRACADABRA — The works of Rosemary Widmann

June 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - June 26, 2016 @ 2:00 am
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz,
2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
+ Google Map

Widely renowned in the northern reaches of California, the Idea Fab Labs Tech-Art Incubator Program seeks to empower artists by granting them access to an arsenal of high-end digital fabrication tools while coaching them through the production of an entire series of technologically inspired art and finally culminating in a celebratory gallery soirée. Join us for the very first Santa Cruz installment!

Find out more »
July 2016
$10 - $20

Arduino LED Sequencer Workshop

July 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz,
2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
+ Google Map

  Register Now   This workshop will cover the basics of programming on the Arduino. In the process, you'll learn how to create dynamic light sequencing effects for your next display or art installation.   Class Description: Have you ever wanted to create your own light display? Or maybe just learn enough code to program a light sequence? This workshop will get you up to speed with programming for the physical world so you can do just that. We'll learn…

Find out more »
August 2016

First Friday

August 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz,
2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
+ Google Map

  Come and join us for the next First Friday August 5th to see the final night of our first gallery show at this location, Abracadabra by Rosemary Widmann, and also check out our facility. Come see our new gallery walls, and reorganized space, and tour the tools and equipment as well - open to everyone!

Find out more »

Learn how to projection-map live video

August 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This will be an ongoing class available 3 to 4 times a month. Join UCSC Art Department Lecturer Tra Bouscaren to learn how to mashup and projection-map live video.   Designed for theatre groups, dance troupes, performance and installation artists, our workshops will be rooted in a visual programming environment called Isadora, and branch out from there into MIDI, Processing, Arduino, OSC, and DMX as per class interest.  We will explore a robust landscape of interactive sound and video manipulation possibilities for…

Find out more »
November 2016
$10 - $20

Interactive Video and Projection Mapping

November 1, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz,
2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
+ Google Map

  Register Now   Interactive Video and Projection Mapping Join Tra Bouscaren to learn how to develop and control your interactive video and projection mapping projects. We will mix live and pre-recorded video, as well as abstract video structures created from within the program itself. Class Description: Join UCSC Art Department Lecturer Tra Bouscaren to learn how to develop and control your interactive video and projection mapping project. Designed for theatre groups, dance troupes, performance and installation artists, Isadora is…

Find out more »
$15 - $30

Making a Custom Brass Box Latch

November 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz,
2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Register Now Learn to design and create your own custom brass box latch... transforming a piece of brass sheet metal and wire into a beautiful locking closure for any wooden box. Class Description Increase the artistic quality of your handcrafted boxes with a custom made metal latch. Learn the basic design of a hinged brass closure with a loop for locking. This will be a no soldering project... using cold connections, such as rivets, for the construction. You will have…

Find out more »
December 2016

Holiday Craft Day – Public Access

December 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz,
2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Holiday crafts, wine & food. Don’t miss this, we are opening our amazing maker space to all! While we have all the machinery, a few things to consider. We will have limited tee’s ($5.) and paper for cards however, if you have something specific please consider bringing t-shirts you want to screen print, card stock, tea towels or any other cotton you find exciting: 4 stations with multiple designs and colors will be set up. Bring your own fabric for…

Find out more »
March 2017
$10 - $25

Interactive Video and Projection Mapping

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz,
2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
+ Google Map

Register Now Join UCSC Art Department Lecturer Tra Bouscaren to learn how to mashup and projection-map live video. We will explore a robust landscape of interactive sound and video manipulation possibilities for mixing and projection-mapping multiple video feeds in real time. Class Description: Designed for theatre groups, dance troupes, VJ's, installation artists, and the simply curious, our workshops will be rooted in a visual programming environment called Isadora. This will be three individual hour classes held on the same night.…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events