Student-Led Workshops at the Learning Zone


Open to all current OCAD U students, this workshop series is presented in partnership by the OCAD U Library's Learning Zone and the Writing & Learning Centre and supported by funding from the Ontario Postsecondary Access & Inclusion Program, administered by the WLC.

 
DateThursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:00pm

Cost

FREE

Email

tmaas@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/pg/OcaduWritingAndLearningCentre/events/?ref=page_internal

Location

Learning Zone, OCAD University

Crocheting with Carson

Thursday, January 31st
3-5PM, Learning Zone, OCAD University
Facilitated by OCAD U Student Carson Van Vliet

Taught by Carson Van Vliet, this crocheting workshop will go through the basics of crocheting with the end goal of making a granny square, whether it be with a plain single crochet pattern or a more iconic version of the granny square. Participants will learn a basic understanding of crochet stitches, such as chain 1, single crochet, double crochet and slip stitch.

All materials will be provided. Workshops are free and open to current students at OCAD U. Participants are welcome to bring their own yarn or crochet hooks if they are prefer to work with a specific colour or hook size.

Introduction to Repeat Patterns

Tuesday, February 5th
12:30-2:30PM, Learning Zone, OCAD University
Facilitated by Khadija Aziz

This 2-hour workshop will be an introduction to making repeat pattern designs by Khadija Aziz. Participants will learn two methods of drawing shapes and lines on square paper. One method includes cutting and pasting, the other includes folding techniques. Next, participants will take photos of their designs and bring the designs into PhotoShop.

In PhotoShop, participants will learn to make the drawings black and white, clean up the lines, colour them in, and make them into repeating patterns. Those who finish early can also learn to make brick or tear-drop repeats.

All materials will be provided. Workshops are free and open to current students at OCAD U. We encourage you to bring your laptop to the workshop. If you are unable to bring one, please let us know in advance so that we can arrange for one from AV Loans. 



posters with workshop details and sample images
DateThursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:00pm

Cost

FREE

Email

tmaas@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/pg/OcaduWritingAndLearningCentre/events/?ref=page_internal

Location

Learning Zone, OCAD University

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posters with workshop details and sample images
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:00pm

Crocheting with Carson

Thursday, January 31st
3-5PM, Learning Zone, OCAD University
Facilitated by OCAD U Student Carson Van Vliet

Taught by Carson Van Vliet, this crocheting workshop will go through the basics of crocheting with the end goal of making a granny square, whether it be with a plain single crochet pattern or a more iconic version of the granny square. Participants will learn a basic understanding of crochet stitches, such as chain 1, single crochet, double crochet and slip stitch.

All materials will be provided. Workshops are free and open to current students at OCAD U. Participants are welcome to bring their own yarn or crochet hooks if they are prefer to work with a specific colour or hook size.

Introduction to Repeat Patterns

Tuesday, February 5th
12:30-2:30PM, Learning Zone, OCAD University
Facilitated by Khadija Aziz

This 2-hour workshop will be an introduction to making repeat pattern designs by Khadija Aziz. Participants will learn two methods of drawing shapes and lines on square paper. One method includes cutting and pasting, the other includes folding techniques. Next, participants will take photos of their designs and bring the designs into PhotoShop.

In PhotoShop, participants will learn to make the drawings black and white, clean up the lines, colour them in, and make them into repeating patterns. Those who finish early can also learn to make brick or tear-drop repeats.

All materials will be provided. Workshops are free and open to current students at OCAD U. We encourage you to bring your laptop to the workshop. If you are unable to bring one, please let us know in advance so that we can arrange for one from AV Loans. 

Venue & Address: 
Learning Zone, OCAD University
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/pg/OcaduWritingAndLearningCentre/events/?ref=page_internal
Email: 
tmaas@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
FREE
posters with workshop details and sample images
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