The Edge courses

Short courses

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If you are a novice designer, entrepreneur, small business owner, blogger, creative type or just keen to up-skill, then The Edge has something for you! Each month we offer a calendar of free and paid creative short courses, tutorials and workshops.  You will find courses in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and WordPress. To find out more about our Brisbane based courses and workshops view The Edge's upcoming events calendar or browse through the list below

Venue:
The Edge, State Library, Stanley Place, South Bank
Cost:
Paid and free
More information:
The Edge
Mon to Fri 9:00am–5:00pm (07) 3840 7329
Sat and Sun 12:00–6:00pm (07) 3842 9400
what.the@edgeqld.org.au

Program of events

Python

Intro to Python

The Edge, State Library
Starts 17th Oct 2017, 6pm - 6pm

Learn how to code with Python

Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop for beginners

The Edge, State Library
Starts 15th Aug 2017, 6pm - 7:30pm

Get started with the basics of photo editing in this free Photoshop course for beginners

Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop for beginners

The Edge, State Library
Starts 17th Aug 2017 6:00pm-7:30pm, then Every week on Thursday, until 24th Aug 2017

Get started with the basics of photo editing in this free Photoshop course for beginners.

Photoshop

Editing photos with Adobe Photoshop

The Edge, State Library
Starts 26th Aug 2017 1:00pm-5:00pm, then Every week on Saturday, until 2nd Sep 2017

Build your photo editing skills in this intermediate Adobe Photoshop course.

Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator for beginners

The Edge, State Library
Starts 5th Sep 2017 6:00pm, then Every week on Tuesday, until 12th Sep 2017

Create and edit vector graphics (like illustrations and logos) in this Illustrator course for beginners.

Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator for beginners

The Edge, State Library
Starts 21st Sep 2017, 6pm - 7:30pm

Create and edit vector graphics (like illustrations and logos) in this Illustrator course for beginners.

Illustrator

Creating custom designs with Adobe Illustrator

The Edge, State Library
Starts 17th Sep 2017, 1pm - 5pm

Take your graphic skills to the next level in this advanced Illustrator course.

Illustrator

Creating custom designs with Adobe Illustrator

The Edge, State Library
Starts 7th Oct 2017, 1pm - 5pm

Take your graphic skills to the next level in this intermediate Illustrator course

Designing for lasercutter

Designing for Laser Cutter using Adobe Illustrator


Starts 23rd Sep 2017, 1pm - 5pm

Learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator to design your own artwork

WordPress

Blogging and WordPress for beginners

The Edge, State Library
Starts 8th Aug 2017, 6pm - 7:30pm

Become an online publisher in a matter of hours with this WordPress course for beginners.

WordPress

Blogging and WordPress for beginners

The Edge, State Library
Starts 10th Aug 2017, 6pm - 7:30pm

Become an online publisher in a matter of hours with this WordPress course for beginners

WordPress

Building a website in WordPress

The Edge, State Library
Starts 12th Aug 2017, 1pm - 4pm

Take the step from a personal blog to building your own site with this intermediate to advanced  WordPress course

WordPress

Customising a WordPress site

The Edge, State Library
Starts 27th Aug 2017, 1pm - 5pm

Learn how to customise your own site in this advanced WordPress course.

Intro to mac

Intro to Mac: Understanding the Mac operating system

The Edge, State Library
Starts 7th Sep 2017, 6am - 7:30am

Feel at home in The Edge’s Digital Media Lab and get the most out of your short course with our the free Intro to Mac class.

Fungi icon

Making with Microbes - Caring for your culture

The Edge, State Library
Starts 22nd Aug 2017 6:00pm-7:30pm, then Every week on Tuesday, until 5th Sep 2017

Participants will have the opportunity to learn all the principles and hard-won tips to establishing a productive kombucha culture.

Fungi icon

Making with Microbes - Fashion accessories

The Edge, State Library
Starts 3rd Sep 2017 1:00pm-4:00pm, then Every week on Sunday, until 10th Sep 2017

Participants will have the opportunity to learn creative techniques and explore this low-cost, sustainable material by creating decorative and practical accessories.

Soldering

Facility Induction: CNC Router


Starts 23rd Aug 2017, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Book and use the CNC Router for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction.

Soldering

Facility Induction: Soldering iron

The Edge, State Library
Starts 30th Aug 2017, 6pm - 8pm

In this induction you will learn how to solder and safely operate our soldering stations and relative equipment.

3D Printer

Facility Induction: 3D Printer

The Edge, State Library
Starts 9th Aug 2017, 6pm - 8pm

You will learn how to safely operate our UPmini 2 3D printers, making your own personalised key ring to take home.

Recording Studio

Facility Induction: Recording Studio

The Edge, State Library
Starts 3rd Sep 2017, 10am - 1pm

The Edge’s Recording Studio provides access to near-professional equipment and specialist software for recording, mixing, editing and mastering.

Illustrator

Creating custom designs with Adobe Illustrator

The Edge, State Library
Starts 7th Oct 2017, 1pm - 5pm

Take your graphic skills to the next level in this intermediate Illustrator course.

Python

Intro to Python

The Edge, State Library
Starts 12th Oct 2017, 6pm - 7:30pm

Learn how to code with Python

Python

Intro to Python

The Edge, State Library
Starts 26th Oct 2017, 6pm - 7:30pm

Learn how to code with Python

Python

Practical Python - Internet of Things

The Edge, State Library
Starts 28th Oct 2017, 1pm - 4pm

In this hands-on class you will learn how to program the ESP8266 chip!

Python

Practical Python - Internet of Things

The Edge, State Library
Starts 5th Nov 2017, 1pm - 4pm

In this hands-on class you will learn how to program the ESP8266 chip!

Python

Python with your kids!

The Edge, State Library
Starts 12th Nov 2017, 1pm - 5pm

Come and learn how you can work on projects with the kids using Python

Skateboard

Skateboard Deck Workshop

The Edge, State Library
Starts 7th Oct 2017 1:00pm-5:00pm, then Every day, until 8th Oct 2017

Get acquainted with the CNC Router as you select a design, prepare files, and cut your own custom skateboard deck!

3D Fundamentals

3D Design: The Fundamentals

The Edge, State Library
Starts 9th Nov 2017, 6pm - 7:30pm

Learn the basics of three-dimensional modelling and designing tools to help you find the right tool for your project.

3D Fundamentals

3D Design: The Fundamentals

The Edge, State Library
Starts 14th Nov 2017, 6pm - 7:30pm

Learn the basics of three-dimensional modelling and designing tools to help you find the right tool for your project.

Designing the digital

Designing the Digital

The Edge, State Library
Starts 18th Nov 2017, 1pm - 4pm

In this ideation and prototyping session we’ll use Design Thinking principles and processes to research, design, mock-up, and test an app (or website) using Marvel.

3D Moulding

3D Printing, Moulding and Casting Workshop

The Edge, State Library
Starts 22nd Oct 2017, 1pm - 5pm

In this 2 x 4-hour workshop we’ll step you through the basic workflow of taking an idea for a small 3D object into a reproducible resin model.

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