Monthly Archives: June 2012

Launch of a Google-branded tablet PC from Asus

Google unveils its Nexus 7 tablet from Asus: here “The first countries to get the product are the US, UK, Canada and Australia. // The Google Play site said the 8GB model would sell for £159 in the UK, and the … Continue reading

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Siegeworks offers a prize

At the third project meeting today, Siegeworks, one of our founding sponsors generously offered to donate a prize of a custom T-shirt to the 3D_lgc Competition. Also to create a FaceBook site. Many thanks, Chris!!!

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“Picture This” amateur photography competition

By the way, if you’re local or visiting letchworth: “Picture This” is a competition for amateur photographers: here. Closing date: Teasday 15th July at 5pm. Sponsored by: The Comet, Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation & Tourist Information Centre.  

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Follow-up learning sessions

Ten people so far have asked us to hold more local ‘workshop’ sessions during the summer, at two levels: Introductory for ‘technophobes’ and anyone new to SketchUp and 3D graphics. (x2 so far). Continuing to support anyone with a basic or … Continue reading

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Third project meeting: to boost entries

Our next project meeting will be held on Friday 29th June at 11:00-12:30. The priority for the next three months is to attract a credible number of entries, both from Letchworth and farther afield. Please let us know if you … Continue reading

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A new sponsor: Serif Europe Ltd.

Serif Europe Ltd., a Nottingham-based online retailer of software including advanced graphics tools, has generously agreed to sponsor an award for us. This will consist of the latest version of a graphic software product from its portfolio. The company “… enables … Continue reading

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Join us at the SketchUpdate blog site

You may recall that we promised some kind of post-launch support for entrants as you learn more and prepare your 3D digital models. We have now set up a web log dedicated to this Competition at the Trimble SketchUp team’s … Continue reading

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How did they animate Buckingham Palace?

See our Links page’s Examples section for links to Treatment Studio and D3 Technologies: ” … Treatment organised a highly accurate 3d laser scan of the front of the palace, which mapping technician Nils Pormann then used to make a 3d … Continue reading

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Taster sessions c/o North Hertfordshire College

The Launch event on Saturday 9 June 2012 went well with 15 attendees including adults and some children at the taster sessions. Here’s a big THANK YOU to our sponsors North Hertfordshire College for hosting the event with excellent facilities (including … Continue reading

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Awards event in November 2012

This Competition spans the 5 months between two local festivals: Letchworth Festival 2012 in June and the Letchworth Arts Centre’s Festival in November. Our final activity as a project is planned to show off the winning entries and sponsor’s exhibits on … Continue reading

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