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WKSCH013: Advanced Vinyl Cutter - Contour Cutting: Lifelike Wall Decals

In this informative, hands-on workshop, learn to use printable vinyl, the large format printer, the vinyl cutter, and FlexiSTARTER software to create lifelike wall decals.

Contour cutting makes it easy to design almost anything you can think of: pets, kids, cartoon characters, and more.

Project: Wall decal of TechShop energy drink

Prerequisites:
  • Required: WKS537: Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press SBU

  • Recommended: COM201: Adobe Illustrator for CNC; COM207: CorelDraw for CNC
Minimum age: 12

Supervision requirements: During class, all 12- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the vinyl cutter outside of class time, 12- to 15-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Advanced Vinyl Cutter - Contour Cutting: Lifelike Wall Decals Tuesday, 9/20/16 5:30 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Advanced Vinyl Cutter - Contour Cutting: Lifelike Wall Decals Saturday, 9/24/16 5:30 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKSCH015: Family Laser Loom Weaving

Create a loom on the laser cutter and then learn to weave. This loom is yours to keep and take home so you can continue to create multiple colored woven fabrics!

Each slot in this course is for 1 parent/guardian and 1 child, or for any two people. Call the front desk to inquire about multiple children sign ups.

Project: Rigid heddle backstrap loom

Prerequisite(s): None; LAS101 Laser Cutting and Etching SBU recommended

Equipment access: None

Minimum age: 8 years

Supervision requirements: During class, all 8- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Family Laser Loom Weaving Friday, 9/16/16 5:30 PM 3.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $89.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKSCH020: Intro to Pattern Design

It's easy to create seamless, repeating patterns with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop: learn two ways to make your drawings and images into patterns with Madison and Emily. Taught in the classroom, you'll follow along through this step-by-step tutorial. The class will also cover ways to use your patterns, including SVG patterns for the web; vector designs to cut, engrave or quilt using CNC machines; and digitally printed textiles or hand-printed textiles. You'll be ready to send your design to Spoonflower and beyond.

Recommended: Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop basics

1 session currently scheduled:
    Intro to Pattern Design Sunday, 9/18/16 5:00 PM 2.5 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $55.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $60.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKS301: Creating a Logo

In this hands-on class, learn the principles of good design, types of logos, and the process of creating a logo for yourself, your organization or your business.

No art or design experience required!

Practical skills will include brainstorming, sketching, refining your design, and preparing your logo for use in a variety of applications. We'll also cover creating vector art from your sketch using Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW and Inkscape.

Do you have a specific logo project in mind? Bring your business/organization name (or ideas for one), one phrase or sentence that describes what you do, colors or images that define your business or organization, and a list of your competitors or similar organizations.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Creating a Logo
(Creating a Logo)
Monday, 9/12/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
7 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    Creating a Logo
(Creating a Logo)
Sunday, 9/25/16 5:30 PM 2.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $35.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $45.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.