Learning Studio Upgrades
This year we’ve made additions and improvements to the Learning Studio to make sure you have access to the best tools and equipment for your projects.
Adobe CC on 30 Computers
All computers in the Learning Studio run Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects and more.
3D Modeling Software
We’ve also added 3D animation and modeling titles like Autodesk Maya and Fusion 360.
Media Lab or Lynda.com
Stop by our Media Lab to get ahead on a project, or learn at your own pace with more than 120,000 video tutorials on Lynda.com.
Featured Blog Posts
So you just checked out one of the Learning Studio’s Canon DSLR cameras, and you go to shoot your first short film. But the process is a little trickier than you expected. DSLRs were originally built for still photography, but today many of them also shoot...read more
A few weeks ago we enjoyed sitting down with Dr. Jennifer Shewmaker, associate professor of Psychology and director of faculty enrichment in the Adams Center to talk about her work with undergraduate research. Her study investigates gendered marketing of Lego blocks...read more
This week a group of faculty and technology leaders from campus will be in Washington, D.C. to explore the future of 3D printing in the arts. The Smithsonian X 3D event will include representatives from the Department of Art & Design and from the Maker Lab,...read more
Rolando Diaz has been a painter for as long as he can remember. The ACU alum and Cuban native has spent more than 20 years working with paint on canvas. Only recently did he start thinking in three dimensions, creating several mixed media works from found objects and...read more
In 2011 shy, unassuming Writing Center director Dr. Cole Bennett stunned audiences with his riveting portrayal of a shmarmy boss in their first promotional parody of The Office. This fall he returns in a more ambitious role inspired by the hoity grammarians at Downton...read more
This fall we took faculty to Albany for our first Outdoor Drawing workshop as part of the 20/20 Teaching Innovation program. Dan McGregor, Art & Design, introduced the basics of contour drawing, one and two-point perspective through a series of drawing challenges...read more
We kicked off the semester with our first faculty workshop for the 20/20 Teaching Innovation program. Mike Wiggins, Art & Design, and Kyle Dickson, director of the Learning Studio, introduced a range of approaches to creativity to faculty from across campus....read more
Last week, ACU’s 12th Annual FilmFest gave students the opportunity to screen original films at a red-carpet gala at the Paramount Theatre. This year also provided students unprecedented access to training and feedback from filmmakers on campus and around the...read more