How to Make (almost) Anything

Students have full access to the machines throughout the semester. Classes are designed without overlap and students make take as many classes as they’d like.

Week 1:

  • 2D Design with Lasers
  • CAD Software Overview
  • Version Control
  • Website Design
  • Sketch and design a final project

Week 2:

  • 3D Scanning and 3D Printing
  • Build a 3D Scanner
  • History of additive vs subtractive manufacturing
  • The Invention Process

Week 3:

  • Linkages and mobility
  • Kinetic Sculpture
  • Build a dynamically powered kinetic sculpture
  • Textile as scaffold

Week 4:

  • Robotics
  • History of Robotics
  • Input and output devices
  • Computer Programming

Week 5:

  • Sewable Electronics
  • Introduction to electronics
  • Paintable circuits
  • Flexible circuits

Week 6:

  • Molding and Casting
  • Pottery at the wheel
  • Astronomy
  • Computational cosmetics

Week 7:

  • Composites
  • Inflatables
  • Stained Glass Design
  • Biological fabrics

Week 8:

  • Arduino Programming
  • Conputational couture

Week 9:

  • Flexible circuits with the Vinyl cutter
  • Book-craft
  • Make something big!

Week 10:

  • The business of being an artist
  • Final project preparation
  • Island excursions
  • Maker Faire

The Aegean Idea Lab is a Fab Lab located on the Greek island of Paros. Providing year long and semester study abroad in art, engineering, science, technology, mindfulness, aerospace, math, photography, music, cinematography and yoga

 The Aegean Idea Lab also provides workshops, artists in residence, and inventors in residence for students of all ages. Come be a maker and create what you’ve always dreamed of and study abroad on a gorgeous Greek island.


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