[Fab] [Noisebridge-discuss] Fantastic Fab-u-list: Inkscape Classes, were to begin?

Albert Sweigart asweigart at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 10:44:39 PST 2011


I'm also interested in an inkscape class. It's been on my harddrive
for a while but I haven't yet made much use of it.

-Al

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 10:08 AM, Ken Adler <ken.adler at gmail.com> wrote:
> Great Idea.... Max and I will show up to take the class
>
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 8:31 AM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Tools beget tools, and tools need tools to be begotten.
>>
>> Noisebridge, Techshop, and Boxshop all have Subtractive Fabrication tools
>> that use vector files to drive them.  Because of this, we have an excellent
>> opportunity to attract new members or donations by providing classes in
>> authoring vector files for these other Maker Spaces.
>>
>> I have already offered Inkscape classes to Boxshop members, but I will
>> gladly offer these classes to anyone else.  But I don't want to own them
>> because I am not Noisebridge.
>>
>> How do we want to proceed?
>>
>> I have a curriculum in mind that's been quasi-tested.  There are some
>> gotchas with authoring this files that are, however, hard to teach.  Maybe
>> we want to start developing a set of plug ins for Inkscape that handle these
>> gotchas or otherwise provide useful fabrication features.
>>
>> Should these classes, plugins, and other fabrication logistics be a group
>> effort?
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
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