3D Objects – From Scan to Print

Goals:
To provide visual artists working with sculpture and digital technology with an overview of the workflow, software, and technical requirements for scanning and printing 3D models.

Areas covered:
Digitising objects: photogrammetry and 3D scanning
Loading the work: mesh control software
Processing the files: digital modelling software
Preparing digital assets: 3D slicing software
Ensuring files are suitable for printing
Exporting digital models
3D printing
Software: MeshLab, Blender, Cura (full list and details will be provided)

Requirements:
• To be computer literate and reasonably comfortable with the digital 3D environment.
• To use your own PC or Mac computer system where possible (FSAS has a limited amount of Mac/PC desktop computers and these can be made available on a first come, first served basis).
• To bring an object to scan that is larger than 10cm, solid, opaque, and with simple geometric lines (intricate organic textures, glossy or transparent surfaces, and thin or perforated walls will not be suitable).
• To install the necessary software in advance of the course (all details will be provided).

About the Tutor:
Tadhg Charles is a visual professional and educator with a background in architecture and computation. His recent work examines the hybridisation of digital tools for the purposes of accessibility and representation. As a tutor, he has facilitated courses on hybrid fabrication and emergent technology in institutions across Europe, designing and implementing workflows that allow for the easy realisation and transference of content between the physical and digital realms while assisting visual artists to achieve their project goals.

To book your place on this course, email artadmin@firestation.ie.

DaVinci Resolve (Advanced)

Black Magic Design certified tutor Michael Healy will deliver a two-day advanced course aimed at practising visual artists working with moving-image and VFX, who wish to advance their skills using DaVinci Resolve editing and post-production software.

This advanced level course is primarily focused on DaVinci’s Fusion page, a complete 2D and 3D workspace with over 200 tools for visual effects and motion graphics including compositing, vector painting, keying, rotoscoping, text animation, tracking, stabilisation, and more.

Areas covered:

  • Merging and compositing
  • Visual effects and masks
  • Animating 2D and 3D Titles
  • Object removal with vector painting
  • Green/blue screen replacement
  • Tracking
  • Overview of 3D compositing and motion graphics
  • 3D particle effects

Requirements:

  • To have a good understanding of video editing and experience in working with editing software and moving images.
  • Although not a requirement, having attended a previous DaVinci Resolve Beginners Course at FSAS is a distinct advantage.
  • To use your own PC or Mac computer system where possible (FSAS has a limited number of Mac/PC desktop computers which can be made available on a first come first served basis).
  • 32GB RAM is recommended.
  • Michael Healy & FSAS will provide all video and audio content for the course.

About the Tutor:
Michael is a post-production trainer with significant experience delivering classes based around editing, audio, visual effects and colour grading. He currently teaches on both the BA in Film Practice and MA in Editing and Post-Production at London South Bank University whilst also delivering training classes for MET Film School, Academy Class, SAE Institute and Royal Holloway, University of London. He is an accredited trainer for both AVID Media Composer and Blackmagic Design working with the latter to deliver courses based around DaVinci Resolve.

To apply for this course, email artadmin@firestation.ie. The places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

DaVinci Resolve (Beginners)

This two-day introductory level course is aimed at practising visual artists working with moving-image, sound, and VFX. Led by Michael Healy, a professional Black Magic Design certified tutor, the course provides visual artists with an introduction and practical knowledge in the area of professional video editing and post-production with the leading industry standard software, DaVinci Resolve.

Areas covered:
• Intro to the DaVinci Resolve 18 Layout / Pages
• Organising a New Project in the Media Page
• Moving Clips in the Timeline and Assembling a Rough Cut
• Refining a Timeline, Applying Transitions and Effects
• Overview of Audio and Fairlight Page
• Overview of Colour page and basic Grading / Scopes / Tracking
• Performing Primary Colour Corrections
• Delivering a Final Program
• Managing Media and Databases

Requirements:
• To have a basic understanding of video editing, and/or some basic experience in working with video editing software.
• To use your own PC or Mac computer system where possible (Fire Station has a limited amount of Mac/PC desktop computers and these can be made available on a first come first
serve basis).
• To have basic experience with digital moving-image in your arts practice.
• Michael Healy & FSAS will provide all video and audio content for the course.

About the Tutor:
Michael is a post-production trainer with significant experience delivering classes based around editing, audio, visual effects and colour grading. He currently teaches on both the BA
in Film Practice and MA in Editing and Post-Production at London South Bank University whilst also delivering training classes for MET Film School, Academy Class, SAE Institute and
Royal Holloway, University of London. He is an accredited trainer for both AVID Media Composer and Blackmagic Design working with the latter to deliver courses based around
DaVinci Resolve.

To apply for this course, email artadmin@firestation.ie. The places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

3D Scanning – Einscan H

3D SCANNING – EINSCAN H

Lecture and presentation-style course

Martin Downey, 3D Technology Ltd

October 21, 2022

Daylong in-person session

€60

Da Vinci Resolve (Beginners)

Micheal Healy
02 April

Media, interface and editing
09 April

Colour and effects
16 April

Fairlight, sound design and ADR.

€95 per session or €220 (all sessions)

BLENDER for Beginners

BLENDER for Beginners

Gary Reddin

March 23

Day long session: 10am – 5pm

€95

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