Workshops & Training

Struggling to teach yourself laser cutting?

Want to bring laser cutting into your courses but don’t know how to start?

I am here to empower you!

 
 
laser engraved intaglio plate

laser engraved intaglio plate

Laser Cutting Boot Camp for Printmakers

Date: Late May 2020

Enrollment: 6

Location: FreeFall Laser, North Adams, MA

Tuition: TBA

Learn how to: operate a laser cutter • make laser-ready files •innovative laser cutting & engraving applications • make a material sample book • combine traditional techniques with new technology • tips & tricks •identify laser safe materials •what do problems look like & how do we solve them • best practices and efficient work-flow •connect with faculty and brainstorm curriculum development

Prerequisites: basic knowledge of PhotoShop and Illustrator. Laptop with Adobe CC. Illustrator newbie? I will send you tutorials or join me for a pre-boot camp Illustrator workshop (see below). Experience in relief and intaglio.

Want a friendly reminder when registration opens?


Laser Cutting Boot Camp for Artist Books

Date: Early June 2020

Enrollment: 6

Location: FreeFall Laser, North Adams, MA

Tuition: TBA

Learn how to: operate a laser cutter • make laser-ready files •innovative laser cutting & engraving applications • make a material sample book • combine traditional techniques with new technology • tips & tricks •identify laser safe materials •what do problems look like & how do we solve them • best practices and efficient work-flow •connect with faculty and brainstorm curriculum development

Prerequisites: basic knowledge of PhotoShop and Illustrator. Laptop with Adobe CC. Illustrator newbie? I will send you tutorials or join me for a pre-boot camp Illustrator workshop (see below). Experience in relief and basic bookbinding.

Want a friendly reminder when registration opens?

laser cut leather inlay

laser cut leather inlay


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Pre-Boot Camp Illustrator Workshop

New to Adobe Illustrator? Don’t have time or mental space at the end of the semester to learn Illustrator on your own?

In this pre-boot camp workshop you’ll learn basic Illustrator for laser cutting.

The more comfortable you are navigating Illustrator before boot camp the less overwhelmed you will feel and more creative energy you can put towards laser cutting.

More information coming soon.

Dates: TBA (1-2 days before each Boot Camp)

Location: FreeFall Laser, North Adams, MA


In-Person Training

Would you like me to visit your institution to train you, fellow faculty, or technicians in person?

Available for visiting artist lectures & workshops, too.

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