Fall 2018 Virtual Reality Workshop Series

 

Oct. 2 VR Workshop: Creating Virtual Museums (6 seats available; register)

This workshop will explore creating virtual museums using the free game engine Unity3D and found assets from the web. Participants will be guided through the initial stages of museum creation using stills, videos, audio and 3D models and will culminate with exporting projects for the web and for VR. No experience necessary. Location: Clemons Library, 3rd Fl, Robertson Media Center Immersive Space

Oct. 9 VR Workshop: VR Painting, Modeling and Graffiti (6 seats available; register)

This workshop will allow users to try their hand at virtual modeling, painting and graffiti using titles such as Google Blocks, Tiltbrush, Kingspray Graffiti and MasterpieceVR. No experience necessary. Location: Clemons Library, 3rd Fl, Robertson Media Center Immersive Space

Oct. 16 VR Workshop: VR Storyboarding, Animation & Puppetry (6 seats available; register)

This workshop will explore creating animated 2D and 3D videos using puppets and characters in virtual environments. Participants will explore creating simple scenes with software such as Tvori, Mindshow and Flipboard Studio. No experience necessary. Location: Clemons Library, 3rd Fl, Robertson Media Center Immersive Space

Oct. 23 VR Workshop: Photogrammetry – Capturing Your World (12 seats available; register)

This workshop will be an overview of software and techniques used to convert a series of photos to a 3D model and dataset. No experience required. Location: Clemons Library, 3rd Fl, Robertson Media Center VizLab

Oct. 30 VR Workshop: Augmented Reality Tools (12 seats available; register)

This workshop will explore augmented reality game creation using ARIS Field Day and Unity3D. No experience necessary. Location: Clemons Library, 3rd Fl, Robertson Media Center VizLab

Nov. 6 VR Workshop: Visual Scripting with Unity3D: Playmaker (12 seats available; register)

This session will involve an overview of the Unity3D asset Playmaker which allows users to create interactive content without coding by using logic flow diagrams. Basic familiarity with Unity3D is a bonus but not required. Location: Clemons Library, 3rd Fl, Robertson Media Center VizLab

Nov. 13 VR Workshop: Virtual Music Creation (6 seats available; register)

Try your hand at creating music in virtual reality using tools such as Exa: The Infinite Instrument, Soundstage and Lyra. No experience necessary. Location: Clemons Library, 3rd Fl, Robertson Media Center Immersive Space

 

 

The Scholars' Lab supports a diverse community of digital scholars and scholarly makers across the University and beyond. As Head of Public Programs, my main goal is to foster and grow that community. I convene our speaker events and workshops, designed to connect researchers - at all levels - with expertise, training, and intellectual discourse. …

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