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 ARTS AND CRAFTS (ART)
 
   
ART116: Beginning Knitting

In this 2-hour workshop, you will learn about yarn, how to hold a knitting needle, basic knitting stitches and their abbreviations. We will also show you a couple finishing techniques as well as how to read a pattern. Your instructor will help you understand the difference in style variations; English vs continental



This is not an SBU, there will be no equipment check offs and there are no pre-requisites.



1 session currently scheduled:
    Beginning Knitting Tuesday, 5/24/16 11:00 AM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
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-toed shoes while at TechShop.

Project: Glass Bead

Prerequisites: None!

Equipment access: Lampworking/torch equipment

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

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Making Glass Beads with a Flaming Torch Tuesday, 5/10/16 1:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $90.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $115.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Making Glass Beads with a Flaming Torch Wednesday, 5/25/16 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $90.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $115.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
ART113: Silkscreen Printing Basics

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-toed shoes are required.

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Silkscreen Printing Basics Friday, 5/13/16 5:30 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $90.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $115.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Silkscreen Printing Basics Tuesday, 5/17/16 3:30 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $90.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $115.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Silkscreen Printing Basics Tuesday, 5/31/16 3:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $90.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $115.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
ART708: Making a Necklace Pendant

Learn the basics of jewelry and metalsmithing!

In this hands-on workshop, you will be introduced to the basic tools and techniques of Jewelry-making such as basic design & layout, sawing & piercing, filing, and finishing. While learning all of these skills, you will get to create your own necklace pendant! This class explores making jewelry by hand using tools that anyone can use at home.

Prerequisites: None!

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

3 sessions currently scheduled:
    Making a Necklace Pendant Tuesday, 5/3/16 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Making a Necklace Pendant Wednesday, 5/11/16 7:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Making a Necklace Pendant Monday, 5/23/16 5:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $20.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.