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COM301: Creating a Logo

Creating a Logo



In this hands-on class, learn the basics of branding, 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.



2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Creating a Logo
(Branding Basics and Practical Applications)
Wednesday, 4/15/15 5:00 PM 2.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    Creating a Logo
(Branding Basics and Practical Applications)
Sunday, 4/26/15 4:30 PM 2.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
9 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
COM201: Adobe Illustrator for CNC

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.

Prerequisite: A working knowledge of the Windows operating environment.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Adobe Illustrator for CNC Wednesday, 4/22/15 5:00 PM 3.0 Hours 11 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
COM207: CorelDRAW for CNC

Makers and designers alike agree that vector drawing is the starting point of all CNC fabrication. CorelDRAW is an extremely powerful 2D vector graphics drawing program similar to Adobe Illustrator. Almost any product or invention that you imagine can begin in CorelDRAW. By following the pathways offered in this class, you can 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, how to convert 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 Safety and Basic Use (SBU), Tormach SBU, CNC Vinyl Cutter SBU, Laser Cutter SBU and Waterjet Cutter SBU.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    CorelDRAW for CNC Saturday, 4/11/15 3:30 PM 2.5 Hours 11 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    CorelDRAW for CNC Tuesday, 4/28/15 5:30 PM 2.5 Hours 11 SEATS TOTAL
10 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $65.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.