activities

Mount Katahdin comes to UMaine

Last semester a small group of IMFA students banded together to create an artistic interpretation of Mount Katahdin.  While stretching the boundaries of a collaborative project, the end result is very impressive.  A 3D model was constructed using the tools available in the IMRC Center Fab Lab.  In addition, there is a strong video and […]

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Complete Electronics Equipment Workshops!

Hey there, all you mad scientists, makers, and artists!   Great news! Starting the week after Spring break, we will be hosting workshops on how to use the super rad electronics equipment we have at the IMRC! The items featured are: Oscilloscope Power supply Function generator Soldering stations Best of all, these are 100% FREE!!!! […]

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Long stringed instrument

The APPE space has been turned into a playable instrument thanks to the recent installation of a work by  Dr. Owen Smith.  Owen is part of this semesters IMD530 Instrument Building Class and is exploring the techniques of long stringed instruments.  If you have a chance to play this, you will not believe your ears. […]

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Audiovisual Multimedia Project Creation Workshop, Friday, February 20, 1pm in the APPE

Just like the title says, I will be hosting a multimedia project workshop this coming Friday in the APPE Space (Room IMRC 104) at 1pm. For more details, read below, or email me at cyle.odonnell@maine.edu. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ […]

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Great Friday 13 Workshop!

As was the hope, Friday’s multi-camera workshop was a great success. Undergraduate and graduate students created an interview for their online magazine using a professional lighting kit as well as two stationary cameras and one roaming camera. Check out the IMRC blog for next Friday’s workshop, where we will discuss how to create a feature style […]

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Great WordPress Workshop Last Week!

For those of you who missed it, we had a great WordPress For Beginners workshop on Wednesday, February 4. Watch it here and be sure to come over to IMRC 113 this Wednesday, February 11 at 10am for back-to-back workshops on the Go Pro Hero and Timelapse Basics. Then, on Friday, February 13 at 1pm I’ll […]

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The Comb

These past weeks Luke Pighetti and I have been building a comb, a super comb! His idea. Made of found discarded objects the comb is made of wood, leftover for trash orange paint, and spar varnish. It has the smell of wooden sailing vessels and the shine of the sun. Inspired in some by the […]

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Steaming Dents Out of Wood

Anyone who has worked with wood knows the sinking feeling of discovering a dent after investing hours of finish work in some beautiful and irreplaceable piece of nature. Not everyone knows how easily and quickly such a dent can be repaired. You will need: ~15 minutes -your dented piece of wood -an iron -a damp […]

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Laser Food!

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