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Laser Cutting for Artists

$245

with Avery Beckham

Calendar Current session started Sep 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this six week course, students will learn how to use advanced manufacturing technology to take their art to the next level! The instructor will guide young artists through the process of image tracing their traditional artwork, creating a resizable vector graphic, and laser cutting their art on any of our approved materials. Projects that will be completed in this course include laser cut art prints in wood and acrylic, handmade picture frames, and artwork title plaques. By the end of this course, students will have a collection of pieces to add to their portfolios as well as skills in vector graphics with Adobe Illustrator, laser cutting, and product design. 

Projects

Laser cut prints

Picture frames 

Artwork title plaques

Laser Cutting Fundamentals

$260

with Bradley Marshall

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This 5-week course will provide a thorough introduction to the world of laser cutting for teens and adults. Students will learn industrial design techniques using Inkscape, a 2D-vector software. Using the tools in Inkscape, they will be guided through the process of designing a file for simple engraving and progress to learning how to make 3D objects using our laser cutter. Students will also receive a basic package of materials for use with the class. Basic computer proficiency is required for this class.

Please note that class will not meet for the week of Thanksgiving (November 25th).

Fundamentals of 3D Scanning and Retouching

$150

with Bradley Marshall

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 20, 2020 at 2 pm, runs for 1 week

In this 5 hour course, you will learn how to take a 3d scan of yourself and make a 3D print of it. This class will take you through the entire process of scanning, post processing, retouching, and printing to create a miniature bust of yourself.

Two class meetings- 11/20, Friday night 6:00pm - 8:00 & 11/21, Saturday afternoon 2:00pm - 5:00pm

~2 hours in Friday / ~3 hours on Saturday

Materials Included

Concrete Planter Workshop

$95

with Bradley Marshall

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 21, 2020 at 10:30 am, runs for 1 week

In this 3 hour workshop, students will use the vacuum former to make a mold, then fill the mold with concrete to make your own small concrete planter.

Single Saturday Workshop 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

~3 hours

Materials Included

Laser-cut Pinhole Camera and Intro to Film Chemistry Workshop

$95

with Bradley Marshall

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 5, 2020 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

In this 3 hour workshop, students will assemble a working pinhole-camera from parts made on our laser cutter. And then your instructor will walk you through the entire process to take and develop photos on the camera you built.

 





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