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COM201: Adobe Illustrator for CNC

Makers and designers alike agree that vector drawing is the starting point of all CNC fabrication.

Adobe Illustrator is an extremely powerful 2D vector graphics drawing program -- almost any product or invention that you imagine can begin in Illustrator. By following the pathways offered in this class, you will be able to export your files to any of the CNC machines in the TechShop arsenal.

In this class, you will learn the basics of the interface and navigation, effective drawing techniques, converting bitmaps to vectors in one step, creating clean and optimized vectors, and the most efficient techniques to prepare your files for CNC operations. You will also learn how each of the CNC machines at TechShop will work with your file to create your projects.

This class provides the foundation of skills for the following classes: CNC Concepts, CAD / CAM, ShopBot SBU, Tormach SBU, CNC Vinyl Cutter SBU, Laser Cutter SBU, and WaterJet SBU.

Prerequisite: A working knowledge of Windows operating environment!

4 sessions currently scheduled:
    Adobe Illustrator for CNC Tuesday, 7/29/14 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    Adobe Illustrator for CNC Thursday, 8/14/14 2:30 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
11 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    Adobe Illustrator for CNC Friday, 8/15/14 7:00 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    Adobe Illustrator for CNC Wednesday, 8/27/14 7:00 PM 3.0 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
COM207: CorelDRAW for CNC

Makers and designers alike agree that vector drawing is the starting point of all CNC fabrication. CorelDRAW is an extremely powerful 2D vector graphics drawing program similar to Adobe Illustrator. Almost any product or invention that you imagine can begin in CorelDRAW. By following the pathways offered in this class, you can export your files to any of the CNC machines in the TechShop arsenal.

In this class, you will learn the basics of the interface and navigation, effective drawing techniques, how to convert bitmaps to vectors in one step, creating clean and optimized vectors, and the most efficient techniques to prepare your files for CNC operations. You will also learn how each of the CNC machines at TechShop will work with your file to create your projects.

This class provides the foundation of skills for the following classes: CNC concepts, CAD / CAM, ShopBot Safety and Basic Use (SBU), Tormach SBU, CNC Vinyl Cutter SBU, Laser Cutter SBU and Waterjet SBU.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    CorelDRAW for CNC Wednesday, 7/30/14 7:30 PM 2.5 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    CorelDRAW for CNC Sunday, 8/3/14 4:30 PM 2.5 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
11 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    CorelDRAW for CNC Tuesday, 8/26/14 3:00 PM 2.5 Hours 12 SEATS TOTAL
12 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.