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WKSCH016: Multi Color and Contour Cutting on the Vinyl Cutter

In the advanced vinyl cutter class you will learn two advanced techniques. The first of which is cutting multiple colors of vinyl with registration marks so that all the colors can be perfectly aligned. This can make for even more interesting multi-color decals. This is particularly handy when making large signs with a multicolored logo.

The second is contour cutting. With this technique we will show you how to take a very large resolution image and print it to the wide format printer (with registration marks), then take that printout to the vinyl cutter and precisely cut around the image. If you've ever seen a fathead commercial where a cutout of a sports star or character from a movie is cut out along the contour of the character. This method will show you how to do that. Many of our members also use this technique to create large sheets of full color stickers to apply directly onto their product.

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

  • Recommended: COM201: Adobe Illustrator for CNC; COM207: CorelDraw for CNC


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.

When using the vinyl cutter outside of class time, 8- 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:
    Multi Color and Contour Cutting on the Vinyl Cutter Saturday, 12/17/16 2:30 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    Multi Color and Contour Cutting on the Vinyl Cutter Thursday, 12/29/16 6:00 PM 2.5 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.
   
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.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Creating a Logo
(Creating a Logo)
Wednesday, 12/21/16 5:30 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
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.