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 ARTS AND CRAFTS (ART)
 
   
ART104: Making Glass Beads with a Flaming Torch

Make art from molten glass! The process is fascinating and the result is beautiful.

You will learn to use a lampworking torch to melt glass, form and decorate your own glass beads. Starting supplies will be provided in class.

Safety: Long pants and a long-sleeved shirt in natural fibers are required clothing for this class. Aways wear closed-toe shoes while at TechShop.

Project: Glass beads

Prerequisites: None!

Equipment access: Lampworking/torch equipment

Safety: Closed-toe shoes are required. Remove dangling jewelry and tie back long hair.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Making Glass Beads with a Flaming Torch Monday, 8/28/17 12:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 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.
   
ART113: Silkscreen Printing Basics SBU

In this hands-on class, learn the basics of silkscreen printing. TechShop makes it easy by using vinyl stencils rather than photo-emulsion. Prepare a vinyl stencil, transfer onto a screen, apply ink to fabric through screen, and then heat set the ink. It’s that simple. You will learn the proper technique of applying Ink through a silkscreen while troubleshooting common mistakes so you can create your own custom products.

Want to print a t-shirt using your own artwork? Bring a simple black and white drawing that will be cut by hand. Participants who have passed the Vinyl Cutter Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class may bring in a pre-cut design to use. Otherwise, choose from several designs provided. Get ready to start making custom silkscreened t-shirts!

Project: Custom t-shirt

Prerequisites: None!

Equipment access: Silkscreen station

Safety: Closed-toe shoes are required.

Once you take and successfully pass this class, you can use this equipment for your projects whenever you work at TechShop as a member!

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Silkscreen Printing Basics SBU Saturday, 8/19/17 10:00 AM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    Silkscreen Printing Basics SBU Wednesday, 8/23/17 12:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    Silkscreen Printing Basics SBU Tuesday, 8/29/17 5:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
ART114: Advanced Silkscreen Printing: Two Colors

This is the perfect class for anyone looking to create more complex screen printed projects! Students will learn advanced silkscreening techniques dealing with creating multi-color prints.

Students will choose from a library of designs that can easily be converted into 2-color screen prints...your instructor will also detail what types of images lend themselves well to this type of process. At the end of class, you will have your very own 2-color screenprinted tote bag or t-shirt. (Materials differ by location.)

Project: A 2-color silkscreened tote bag or t-shirt

Prerequisites: Successful completion of ART103: Silkscreen Printing Basics SBU or WKS 131: Screen Printing & Vinyl Cutter SBUs prior to taking this class

Safety: Closed-toe shoes are required.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Advanced Silkscreen Printing: Two Colors Wednesday, 8/23/17 4:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
CLASS FULL
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.