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 ARTS AND CRAFTS (ART)
 
   
ART009: Valentines Stamp Workshop

Design, etch and cut custom stamps on the laser and learn to mount layers of rubber and foam to wood for a proper working stamp. This class includes the assisted use of Adobe Illustrator, the Trotec Lasers and then moves to the classroom for creating your Valentines on a variety of beautiful papers. You are going to LOVE this!

1 session currently scheduled:
    Valentines Stamp Workshop
(Stamp Workshop)
Saturday, 2/4/17 10:00 AM 4.0 Hours 9 SEATS TOTAL
8 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.
   
ART010: Treat Yourself: Lavender Eye Pillows and Bath Bombs

Learn the basics of mold making on the vacuum former and use your creation to make lush bath bombs for yourself or someone you might like to treat! Stitch up a soft aromatic eye pillow, filled with heat retaining cherry pits that are also good for freezing for a cool calming eye treatment. This is the most unique and custom way to get started making gifts for all your sweeties this Valentines Day! It's also ok to keep them all for yourself. You deserve it!

1 session currently scheduled:
    Treat Yourself: Lavender Eye Pillows and Bath Bombs Saturday, 2/11/17 10:00 AM 4.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 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.
   
ART011: Custom Stamp Making

Design, etch, cut and fabricate a custom stamp using laserable rubber, foam and wood. Use this class as a way to create product packaging, business cards, or a personal signature stamp. The possibilities are endless!

1 session currently scheduled:
    Custom Stamp Making Friday, 2/10/17 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
2 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.
   
ART333: Laser Looms and Scarf Weaving and 3D Printing, Oh My!

This three part class covers laser cutting, 3D printing and modeling and weaving with a backstrap loom. Make a beautiful buttoned neck cowl or scarf.



Watch as the laser cuts an entire backstrap weaving loom beginner's kit – and then cut your own! Once each participant has their own acrylic loom and has learned about the background and technique of the backstrap loom, you’ll be ready to start weaving with a selection of gorgeous yarn. Our fiber arts instructor will guide you as you begin your weaving project of a scarf or cowl. Try your hand at the basics of 3D modeling and print an embellishment or button for your project. At the end of the class, you will take home your loom, weaving tools, 3D print and your first, completed project!



1 session currently scheduled:
    Laser Looms and Scarf Weaving and 3D Printing, Oh My! Saturday, 1/21/17 10:00 AM 5.0 Hours 6 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $159.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $179.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
ART400: Heirloom Leather Laser Etched Journals

Learn techniques in laser etching leather and create a gorgeous fully customized journal cover. Perfect for a really special holiday gift. An heirloom quality make-and-take that will last for generations.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Heirloom Leather Laser Etched Journals Tuesday, 2/7/17 6:00 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 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

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.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Silkscreen Printing Basics Friday, 2/3/17 6:30 PM 3.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $109.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $129.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.