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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.

1 session currently scheduled:
    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.
   
WKSCH017: Wet Leather Forming - Leather Mask

Learn the basics of wet forming leather by creating a one-of-a-kind mask! Choose from pre-made templates -- including a superhero, Cthulhu, the Lone Ranger, a tree nymph, or a mustache with monocle -- or design your own. You will trace the design onto the leather, cut it out, wet the leather, shape and tool it, and then paint or stain it after it's dry. Add straps and voila! A perfectly fitted mask for the masquerade.

Project: Wet leather formed mask

Prerequisite(s): None

Equipment access: None

Minimum age: 12 years

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.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Wet Leather Forming - Leather Mask
(Wet Leather Forming - Leather Mask)
Wednesday, 9/28/16 6:30 PM 2.5 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $50.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Wet Leather Forming - Leather Mask
(Wet Leather Forming - Leather Mask)
Wednesday, 10/26/16 6:30 PM 2.5 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    Member and non-member Sign Up $50.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
   
WKSCH018: Metal Fish: Heat Patina Workshop

In this workshop you will learn to use the Plasma Cutter and Oxy-Acetylene torch to give your blank fish template it's own unique character. It's the perfect accompaniment to our basic metal, welding and waterjet classes to boost your creativity and metal-art making skills!



Prerequisites: None, but Oxy-Acetylene Torch SBU, and Basic Metal Shop SBU are strongly recommended.



1 session currently scheduled:
    Metal Fish: Heat Patina Workshop
(Metal Fish Workshop)
Sunday, 10/23/16 6:00 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $70.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKSCh019: Introduction to Digital Drawing Tablets

Description: Students will learn the basics of how to use and navigate a digital drawing tablet.

In this course you will learn the setup and maintenance of a drawing tablet, basic brush design, and create your own “tablet training program” to hone your individual skills with our Wacom Pen and Touch tablets!

Materials: Recommended students bring flash drive containing .PDF or .JPG of a student sketch that will be translated into a full digital piece!

TechShop has 3 tablets for Checkout, but students are welcome and invited to bring in their own.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Introduction to Digital Drawing Tablets Thursday, 9/29/16 6:00 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 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.
   
WKSCH021 : Halloween Cloth Mask Making

Learn how to create a durable 3-D sculpted mask out of natural fabrics like canvas and burlap. This is a hands on workshop that requires you to sculpt materials, paint, use a heat gun and more. The finished project will be to scale and can be worn as a Halloween mask or used as a prop. You are welcome to make your mask a cute or as menacing as you wish.

Please wear a shop shirt that you don't mind getting a bit messy- Just in case

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Halloween Cloth Mask Making Thursday, 10/6/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $30.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $40.00, No Materials Fee
    Halloween Cloth Mask Making Monday, 10/17/16 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
6 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $30.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $40.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.