build IT Guest Book

Hundreds of people utilize build IT @SDSU Library. Next time you are in build IT, be sure to sign our guest book by taking a picture and submitting it at:http://builditguestbook.tumblr.com/submit

halloween

Halloween Party 2022

It’s time to celebrate that holiday that truly brings out the most creative nature in each of us, HALLOWEEN!

The build IT makerspace is throwing a Halloween Pizza Party!

WHEN: Monday, October 31, 2022 at 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
WHERE: build IT makerspace, LL 260
WHAT: Wear your best costume and get pizza!

We’ll also be watching the best Halloween-themed movies throughout the day.

See you there and dressed in your best!

pumpkins

3D Printed Pumpkin

Did you know that the build IT makerspace in the SDSU Library offers a free 3D print service?

Students, Faculty, and Staff of SDSU can request that the makerspace 3D print a part for them. It’s free for everyone with a 3-hour print duration weekly limit.

All you need to do is upload a file at https://buildit.sdsu.edu/home/3d-print-request/. Then you’ll receive an update when it’s done and ready for pickup.

Do know where to get started?

Try finding a part on https://www.thingiverse.com/

Or download our pumpkin file to get a 3D printed pumpkin that you can then decorate in build IT and add a light to at home!

Digital build Template

Create Pixel Art

Draw cool animations with pixels

Software

  • https://www.pixilart.com

Instructions

  1. Go to pixilart.com
  2. Click start drawing
  3. Use the different features to draw
  4. Add frames, the more the merrier
  5. Preview your drawing
  6. Click create drawing
  7. Send your art to friends and family!

Premiere Pro Essential Sound

Premiere Essential Sound

Make your videos sound better with these tips and tricks!

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Software

  • Premiere Pro

Instructions

  1. Open Premiere
  2. Click on audio
  3. Make edits in Essential Sound
  4. Add audio transitions
  5. Export

Animation in Premiere

Premiere Animation

Make your videos more dynamic using the animation function!

Software

  • Adobe Premiere Pro https://library.sdsu.edu/computers-technology/software/adobe-creative-cloud

Stop Motion Editing in Premiere

Stop Motion Editing

Easily make a stop motion using Premiere Pro!

Software

  • Adobe Premiere Pro: https://library.sdsu.edu/computers-technology/software/adobe-creative-cloud

Essential Graphics

Essential Graphics

In this tutorial you will learn how to make your own graphics and how to navigate the essential graphics

Software

  • Adobe Premiere

Outcomes

  1. How to navigate Essential Graphics
  2. How to create your own design
  3. How to add a transition

Intro to Premiere Pro

Intro to premiere pro

learn how to navigate the user interface and how to use the tools to edit a simple video

Software

  • Premiere Pro

In this video you will learn…

  1. How to start on project
  2. Where to import media files
  3. How to edit clips
  4. How to add text
  5. How to export

Intro to InDesign Text

Intro to InDesign Text

Have thoughts to publish? Tweak and format your text with InDesign

Software

  • Adobe InDesign (free to students: https://library.sdsu.edu/computers-technology/software/adobe-creative-cloud)

Photoshop Timeline Tool

Photoshop Timeline Tool

Make animations and GIFs with Photoshop!

Software

  • Adobe Photoshop https://library.sdsu.edu/computers-technology/software/adobe-creative-cloud

Instructions

  1. Each layer will be a frame of your animation. Utilize the opacity bar, guidelines and layer visibility to arrange your object in each layer.
  2. When you’re done making each layer of your animation, open up the Timeline tool by going to Windows-> Timeline. It should pop up on the bottom of your screen.
  3. Click on create Frame Animation.
  4. Select all of your layers.
  5. On the top right of your timeline window there is an icon with 3 bars. Click on it and the Make Frames from Layers
  6. Your layers should then be arranged in order. You can adjust the duration of the frame and press play to preview the animation.
  7. When finished, export as a GIF by going to File->Export->Save for Web. You can preview again before saving.