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All Alkek One workshops will be offered virtually; however, we will have limited seats available in the Alkek 105 instruction space. If you would like to request a seat in Alkek 105, please email Brittney Johnson at email@example.com. Social-distancing and mask-wearing policies will be enforced and the instructor will Zoom in for the session.
Registration at least 24 hours in advance is required for all Alkek One workshops.
Motion graphics, animated visuals -- images that are brought to life with movement -- are a proven way of capturing attention on social media. Level up your social media impact by making motion graphics in After Effects! This is a beginner course on some of the fundamentals of Adobe After Effects. It is recommended that you take the Image Manipulation workshop but is not required.
Monday, Nov. 30, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
This workshop will cover the fundamentals of creating an interactive 3D website that includes multimedia components. The workshop does require participants to have a basic awareness of coding.
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
If you have ever asked-- How important is a logo to a brand? How do I make my small business idea stand up to competitors? Or, how can I show a web developer what basic things I want them to build my website with? -- then this workshop is for you. A brand is more than the name of a business or a logo. It combines several elements to create a cohesive appearance that will make it stand out. In this workshop, you will learn how to make a brand guide that will build a unified brand.
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Learn how to create a map from scratch using ArcGIS Pro software. ArcGIS Pro is the latest professional desktop GIS from Esri with the capabilities for viewing, exploring, analyzing, editing, and sharing (via the internet) maps and data. An ArcGIS Pro project can contain many maps and layouts as well as tables, charts, and other items. 3D capabilities are native to ArcGIS Pro; any 2D map can be converted to a 3D scene.
This workshop is open to all with no prior knowledge of GIS or those who will like to refreshen their knowledge after a long break from using GIS.
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
This workshop will introduce participants to design concepts as they relate to creating physical objects. Participants will use Adobe Illustrator to design parts or objects that can be cut out or created using equipment in the Alkek MakerSpace.
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Learn how to conduct spatial analysis or create maps using a free and open source GIS software: QGIS. This workshop is open to all with no prior knowledge in GIS or those who will like to refreshen their knowledge after a long break from using GIS.
Thursday, Dec. 3, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
In this workshop, you will learn how to use Adobe Audition to create a voice-over for your next project and correct any mistakes that may have been made in the recording. We will review the sections of Audition, how to record and import audio in Audition, and how to fix stumbles in the recording.
Thursday, Dec. 3, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm