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 STEAM CLASSES (STEAM)
 
   
STEAM551: Parent and Child Adobe Illustrator for CNC

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOUTH AGES 8-17 ONLY AND PARENT/GUARDIANS

Makers and designers alike agree that vector drawing is the starting point of all CNC fabrication.

Adobe Illustrator is an extremely powerful 2D vector graphics drawing program -- almost any product or invention that you imagine can begin in Illustrator. By following the pathways offered in this class, you will be able to export your files to any of the CNC machines in the TechShop arsenal.

In this class, you will learn the basics of the interface and navigation, effective drawing techniques, converting bitmaps to vectors in one step, creating clean and optimized vectors, and the most efficient techniques to prepare your files for CNC operations. You will also learn how each of the CNC machines at TechShop will work with your file to create your projects.

This class provides the foundation of skills for the following classes: CNC Concepts, CAD/CAM, ShopBot SBU, Tormach SBU, CNC Vinyl Cutter SBU, Laser Cutter SBU, and Waterjet SBU.

Minimum age: 8 years. Parent/guardian must be at least 18.

Prerequisite: A working knowledge of the Windows operating environment.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory

1 session currently scheduled:
    Parent and Child Adobe Illustrator for CNC
(Parent and Child Adobe Illustrator for CNC)
Sunday, 2/28/16 3:30 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
4 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $100.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $130.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
STEAM541: Parent and Child MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer SBU

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOUTH AGES 8-17 ONLY AND PARENT/GUARDIANS

Thanks to 3D printing, you can quickly and easily create a physical object from a computer model, literally printing the part as it goes. This is an easy way to prototype your parts before machining or injection molding.

In this class, you will learn how to import, prepare and print your three-dimensional parts using the MakerBot Replicator 3D printer. By the end of the class, you will have all the information and knowledge necessary to use this machine for all your 3D printing needs.

The class will print a small part that TechShop has designed.

Each slot in this course is for 1 Parent/Guardian and 1 child. Both participants will be certified on our tools. To sign up, enroll the parent/guardian and pay, then call the front desk to enroll the child.

Prerequisites: None

Equipment access: 3D printer

Minimum age: 8 years. Parent/guardian must be at least 18

Supervision requirements: When using the 3D printer outside of class time, 8- to 12-year-olds may only use equipment during Supervised Maker Sessions (classes and course being taught and supervised by TechShop Youth Education instructors). All 12- to 17-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU when using the tool outside of Supervised Maker Sessions.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

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:
    Parent and Child MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer SBU
(Parent and Child MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer)
Saturday, 2/20/16 4:00 PM 2.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $120.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $150.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Parent and Child MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer SBU
(Parent and Child MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer)
Sunday, 2/21/16 10:00 AM 2.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $120.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $150.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Parent and Child MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer SBU
(Parent and Child MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer)
Saturday, 2/27/16 3:00 PM 2.0 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $120.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $150.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.