Designing and Printing in Dimensions Three | Visual Arts Workshops
So you’ve heard the 3D buzz, but haven’t got the design skills? Learn to design a 3D model in a basic, easy-to-use CAD program, then print it out on one of our 3D printers, right here.
Mycelium Moulding | Visual Arts Workshops
Mycelium, the unseen threadlike part of fungi, which gives rise to mushrooms, can be used as a sort of a living cement; gluing sawdust, coffee grounds or other plant waste into objects that are lightweight, sturdy and biodegradable. Learn to mix and mould your own mycelium creations: bowls, plates, lampshades, drink coolers and plant pot holders. Bring your own containers for a desired shape, or use our vacuum former to make a mould.
Up-cycling Plastic in the Community | Visual Arts Workshops
What if you could up-cycle used plastic into something to use in your community? Precious Plastic is a DIY scale thermoplastics recycling and reuse project started by Dave Hakkens in the Netherland. It’s a number of free and open source machines designed for people build and start recycling in their own community. The Edge is working community members in Southeast Queensland to build and experiment with the machines. Come and have a play and hear about this great project from The Edge’s Catalyst Dr Peter Musk.
Community Kinetic Sculpture | Visual Arts Workshops
Hydralic Claw | Visual Arts Workshops
Respect the Claw! Learn basics of hydraulics while making a mechanical claw.
Steam Punk LED | Visual Arts Workshops
The law of the conservation of energy suggests you probably can’t make energy out of nothing. But what if you were sneaky and you thieved it? With a Joule Thief maybe you can. It’s a gadget that powers a light with the flick of your fingers. In this workshop you gain some electronic skill, learning how make a Joule Thief and what makes it tick. Notice: This workshop is subject to the Laws of Thermodynamics.
Thermo-Reactive Fabric Prints | Visual Arts Workshops
Have you ever played with Thermo dynamic Ink? Sounds cool hey. Come and design and block print a flag or bring along a t-shirt and DIY your own festival merch.
Moulding Custom Iceypoles | Visual Arts Workshops
What’s better than a frozen iceypole on a hot summer day? Learning to how to snap freeze your own with your own custom made mould. Ice ice, baby.