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JaneStonecrow
JaneStonecrow | December 1, 2017, 03:00 | 0 comments
Come visit us at Metaverse University and see what's going on in December!

***Visit the MVU Calendar online for class details at http://wc.digiworldz.com/UCalendar.php

– Basic Scripting with Rubyleaf Dryke:
Get a solid footing with the basics - learn how scripts work and how to create them. Tuesdays at 5pm.

– Make a Flexi-Prim Holiday Decoration! with Koz Maesar
This Flexi-Prim class will offer a special decoration that you can make yourself–just in time for the holidays! Whether you have taken the flexi plants class before, or are a beginning prim maker, come join in!

– Making an Alpha for Mesh Clothing with Emmalena Damour:
This class will show you the easiest and most accurate way to make alpha layers for your mesh clothing, using the free Paint.net software and the SLUV templates from Robin Woods.

– Stich, Bind & Applique, with Emmalena Damour:
This class will focus on stitches, bindings, and appliques on fabric textures for clothing, cushions or upholstered furniture, using the free Paint.net or a similar software program.

– The Truth Behind Our AVATAR with Gray Delwood:
What's the truth behind our AVATAR - why do we pick what we pick? What are the reasons we choose the characteristics and features of our Avatar? Let's peek into our psyches and investigate!

**All times grid-time. Please feel free to contact me or any of the instructors if you have questions!
JaneStonecrow
JaneStonecrow | October 1, 2017, 03:20 | 0 comments
Check out October's schedule at Metaverse University!

We are lucky to have a lot of great volunteers in DigiWorldz, and they're bringing you another month packed full of awesome free classes at MVU! Come learn to build, texture, script, animate, use Blender, and photograph the cool stuff you make. And if you're not sure what to work on next, we've got a class for that, too!

Basic Building with John Kalverwitz:
Learn basic building and prim manipulation (continuing session from last month).

Basic Scripting with Rubyleaf Dryke:
Get a solid footing with the basics - learn how scripts work and how to create them.

Beginner Blender 3D Modeling with Mike Lorrey:
For absolute beginners, learn your way around the Blender application, the tools, key combos, etc. You will learn to make a mesh object in Blender, modify it, create materials, assign parts of the mesh to them, UV mapping, and exporting for OS use.

Beginning Inworld Photography with Gray Delwood:
Beginning Photography will get you familiar with the inworld tools. Learn how to use your viewer camera and snapshot tools, save photos to your inventory, and more.

Creativity–What Do I Build Next? with Don Smith:
A fun class to help folks discover creative ideas! This class will help you figure out what to build and/or script next!

Making Clothing Alpha Layers with Emmalena Damour:
Learn the easiest and most accurate way to make alpha layers, using Paint.net and the SLUV templates from Robin Woods. See classroom for further details.

nPose Animation with Howard Braxton:
Learn the ins and outs of animating your virtual life with nPose, the best low-lag Swiss Army Knife of animation engines!
JaneStonecrow
JaneStonecrow | September 1, 2017, 01:50 | 0 comments
Come visit us at Metaverse University and see what's going on! Lots of classes happening this month:

Basic Building with John Kalverwitz:
Learn basic building and prim manipulation.

Basic Scripting with Rubyleaf Dryke:
Get a solid footing with the basics - learn how scripts work and how to create them.

Beginning Inworld Photography, and Photography 101, with Gray Delwood:
Beginning Photography will get you familiar with the inworld tools, and Photography 101 will teach you to take better pictures in world with tips on windlights, composition, backgrounds, AOs & pose balls, and basic editing.

Building a Texture HUD with Phantazia Serendipity:
Learn to create a working HUD that can be used for clothing and any other prims. Scripts will be provided by instructor.

Introduction to Paint.net, and Advanced Texturing with Paint.net, with Emmalena Damour:
Learn to use the free graphics program Paint (Paint.net). The Advanced texturing class will focus on techniques such as making thread stitching and bindings for clothing and other items, creating shadows and highlights, etc.

Scripting Beyond Basics with Roxanne Dangerous:
Everyone likes to see their cars go, their boat sail, or their planes fly - learn the basics of getting it to go!

WHO are WE? Light Reflection on our RL personalities, with Gray Delwood:
A fun and open discussion about the personalities behind the avatars that will include exploration of the MBTI (Myers/BrIggs Type IndIcator) and questions like why we enjoy virtual life.
JaneStonecrow
JaneStonecrow | August 1, 2017, 02:57 | 0 comments
Have you had enough laying around in the sun yet this summer? Come take a class at MVU! We've got a packed schedule for August, including some exciting new classes! Learn programming languages like Java, Python (and more!), or sign up for the new Blender class. We've got a selection of scripting classes, too, from basic skills to animating objects to making HUDs. Or come learn to take better beach photos in with a fun class in photography! :D
JaneStonecrow
JaneStonecrow | July 16, 2017, 23:37 | 0 comments
Metaverse Univeristy got a nice mention in an article at Hypergrid Business today!
http://www.hypergridbusiness.com/2017/...
JaneStonecrow
JaneStonecrow | July 3, 2017, 02:15 | 0 comments
We've got a new class starting this month: Photography 101! Improve your picture-taking inworld with tips & techniques from a professional artist. Learn to work with windlights, backgrounds, and AOs & pose balls, as well as basic composition and editing. A 1-time class, offered every other Wednesday evening at MVU campus. We hope to see you there!
JaneStonecrow
JaneStonecrow | June 15, 2017, 02:36 | 0 comments
The "Region Management" and "Fun with NPCs" classes will be on hiatus for the next 6 weeks. Classes will resume in August.
JaneStonecrow
JaneStonecrow | June 4, 2017, 21:02 | 0 comments
Have you got skills or knowledge to share with the community? Teach a class at Metaverse University! We are looking for all sorts of volunteer teachers: builders, scripters, texture artists, viewer skills, 3D modelers, avatar developers, program skills, clothing makers, and more--from basic to advanced. Let us know what you can do!