Summer Programming with The Spark

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Summer Programming Classes with The Spark This summer The Spark Makerspace at The University of North Texas Libraries is offering online programming classes. The classes are designed to improve digital fluency for our students through game design and programming, with a focus for individuals with no or very limited programming experience. For more information go… Read more »

FDM Versus SLA 3D Printing by. K. Mortensen

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What is FDM Printing? FDM printing is the most common method of 3D printing. It is the easiest to learn and is the most cost-effective way to print. FDM printing stands for Fusion Deposition Modeling. It is also commonly referred to as FFF, which stands for Fused Filament Fabrication. Both FDM and FFF are the… Read more »

Photoshop by N. Dangalla Dewage

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What’s Photoshop about? Adobe Photoshop is a program for editing photographs, graphic design, digital art, and much more! It uses layering to allow complexity and versatility in the editing process and offers powerful editing tools that are capable of doing just about everything when used correctly. And. Photoshop, or Lightroom, is it better? The truth… Read more »

An intro to Photography -By M. Heins

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Photography is a unique form of art, as it is both instantaneous and relatively new compared to mediums such as drawing or painting. These days almost everyone has a high quality camera on them at all times, and it’s as easy as ever to start honing in your image making skills!  To understand how an… Read more »

How to 3D print With Supports

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What are supports? Supports are extra plastic material printed on or around the object you are printing to help make it print and look better. Example:   When do you need supports? It is best to use supports when printing an object that has overhangs greater than 45 degrees. Overhangs are a diagonal part of… Read more »