VR Academy Classes:BIG and the Public VR Lab are pleased to offer several classes in virtual reality this spring. Check out each class and click the link below to register.
Designing for VR: Creating 3D objects with Blender
Blender is a free professional open-source 3D computer graphics software used for creating animated films, visual effects, and video games. This two-session introductory course will provide you with a basic understanding of using Blender, including creating basic shapes, color and rendering options, and modeling techniques.

For ages 13 and up

Next sessions: 

Tuesdays, May 9th and 16th, 5:30-7:30pm -$50

Unity 101: Basic Coding
Unity is a powerful and widely-used game engine for developing VR experiences, as well as video games for consoles, mobile devices, and websites. This workshop will introduce you to the basic functions and concepts of Unity and will provide you with the opportunity to do 3D modeling and coding through this system.

For ages 13 and up

Next sessions: 

Monday, April 3rd – Monday May 1st – 5:30-7:30pm – 5 classes total – $125

Creating VR Experiences With Simmetri – Class is full
Simmetri is an immersive design tool for creating interactive experiences for VR. In this one-session workshop taught by its lead developer, you will learn about the basics of Simmetri and create a mini-VR experience with your classmates. You will also export a 360 degree video of your creation for uploading to YouTube to share with friends.

For ages 14 and up

Next sessions: 

April 18th 5:30-8:00pm, FREE

Illustration in VR: Using VR Doodler
Want to create a virtual reality experience? Not crazy about learning Unity? If you like to draw or tell stories, come learn how to use VR Doodler, an easy-to-use online tool that enables you to make a 3D drawing on the web that you can ultimately turn into a virtual reality story!

For ages 14 and up

Next sessions: 

Kids workshop – ages 7-13: April 12th 3:00-5:00pm ($50)
Adult workshop (14+): April 12th 6:00-8:00pm ($50)