Makers of Curtin: Matteo Vinci

Our Maker of Curtin this week is Matteo Vinci, a first year Engineering student who also works in the Makerspace as a Library Student Assistant. Before coming to Curtin he studied Electronics Engineering at TAFE and worked in various industries in IT and Communications/Electronics. Matteo, what kind of things do you like to make? It’s a bit varied. I’ve always been a tinkerer—pulling things apart and getting to the guts of something to ask: ‘Why is this the way it is?’ I like looking at things and how they are designed, and thinking how they can be designed better. So ...
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Makers of Curtin: Rebecca Kerr

This week our Maker of Curtin is Rebecca Kerr, a final year, part time, undergraduate Visualisation and Interactive Media student. Rebecca also works as a Library Student Assistant for Curtin Library, including the Makerspace. Rebecca, what do you like to make? I like making a range of different things. I like to try new things out, give them a go. At the moment I am playing with different types of 3D modelling. For example, last semester I used TiltBrush to create a 3D painted world that people could experience on the computer or in Virtual Reality. We displayed it at ...
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Makers of Curtin: Erin Robertson

This is the first post of our new series, "Makers of Curtin".   Inspired by Humans of Curtin, we want to capture the stories of people who use the Library Makerspace, in their own words. Our first maker in the series is Occupational Therapy student, Erin Robertson. Erin, what do you like to make? I make pretty much whatever, so long as it’s not doing a realistic painting or a portrait! I do paint but I prefer sewing—I’ve been doing that since I was about three, my mum taught me. I learnt to embroider at a holiday program for school kids, ...
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