Hi Guys, Jacob here, lab volunteer. Today we are going to be starting the journey on a new project of mine called Dragon Fruit. I am going to be creating a series of web based tools for playing D&D [editors note: Dungeons & Dragons, a popular table top role playing game]. I wont be showing… Read More »Project Dragon Fruit – Part 1: An introduction to Project Management
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Bang the drum, that was all, I had one job to do and that was to bang the drum signalling the start of the dance. I was 6, it was the Christmas play and rows of pristine and beautiful dancers lined up ready to make their entrance onto the stage under the glow of fairly… Read More »Charlene from strike a light talks about participation
For some people 3D printing is just hopelessly futuristic technology; for some it invokes scenes of scientists and engineers in labs; for others it is a hobby for old men tinkering in sheds (who we love by the way, check out the men in sheds initiative.) But it’s not something that just anyone can pick… Read More »3D Printing – What’s the point?
Ever wondered how websites are made? It’s easier than you might think. In fact, by the end of this post, you’ll have coded your first webpage. All you need is a notepad type app, the simpler the better. Websites are structured in a code call HTML (‘Hypertext markup language’) and made to look good with… Read More »How are websites made? Try it out.
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Canopy is a creative network in the Forest of Dean that supports a wide range of cultural activities to thrive. We do this by developing effective networks and making meaningful engagement between artists, communities and businesses. Thanks to a recent Arts Council England Emergency Grant we were able to distribute £2000 to Forest creatives in… Read More »How Canopy have used Arts Council funding & Micro-Bursaries to keep their creatives creating!
We caught up with Anisha & Gabija to find out how they’ve been keeping their creative juices flowing throughout lockdown and beyond. Thanks to a series of simply themed challenges set by their course leader, students have been encouraged to develop their skills while working to a quirky brief. They’ve experimented with forced perception, abstract art,… Read More »How Digital Media Students from the University of Gloucestershire have adapted to a life online
We’ve been missing our friends over at ArtSpace Cinderford, so this month we’re checking in. Here’s how they’re coping in the face of the changes Covid-19 has brought to our creative community spaces. When we’re not in the midst of a pandemic, Artspace usually run a range of inspiring arts courses and activities for people… Read More »Growing runner beans, teaching juggling online, and other exciting projects from Artspace
Jump into coding with scratch and make your own space themed shooting game.
Luke and I were reached out to by the local Gloucestershire co-ordinator for 3D Crowd UK asking if we still had access to our printers and if we could help print PPE. The plan is to send off our batch to their distribution centre for them to send out to where they are needed most.… Read More »Phoenix Consultants – 3D printing to support the NHS
It’s 9.45am, and my dining table has once again been transformed into a classroom/office. I am writing this whilst desperately trying to zone out the constant drone of my 10 year old boy’s running commentary of every activity he’s doing, and simultaneously breathing a sigh of relief for the arrival of the BBC Bitesize online… Read More »#lablife in lockdown