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COM200: Basic Adobe Illustrator

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.

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 foundational 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 the Windows operating environment.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Basic Adobe Illustrator
(Basic Adobe Illustrator)
Thursday, 7/20/17 7:00 PM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $59.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $69.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
COM306: "Phone"tography

Learn to use your phone for what it was truly meant for...to take pictures!

You'll learn to differentiate between in-phone apps that are the best ones for shooting and which ones are best for editing your social media photo postings. We'll address these questions:
  • Are photo apps really free?
  • Which apps are worth coughing up a few bucks for added features?
  • Which ones will serve you best and save time?We will also cover shooting, editing, and posting in class. Get ahead of your peers and learn to create truly amazing images with an experienced professional.

    Note:Please come to class with an Android or iPhone that has plenty of space to download some amazing apps!

1 session currently scheduled:
    "Phone"tography
("Phone"tography)
Wednesday, 7/26/17 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $59.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $69.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.