operate a laser cutter • make laser-ready files • test innovative laser cutting & engraving applications • produce a material sample book • combine traditional techniques with new technology • take advantage of tips & tricks • identify laser safe materials • recognize problems and solve them • incorporate best practices and optimize work-flow efficiency • make the most of connecting with faculty and brainstorming curriculum development • laser cutting techniques for artists
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator and a laptop with Adobe CC. If you are an Illustrator newbie, I will send you tutorials so you can learn the basics before the workshop. An optional Intro to Illustrator workshop will be offered the day before both boot camps. Click here to learn more.
Printmakers Boot Camp: experience in relief and intaglio. Artist Books Boot Camp: experience in relief and basic bookbinding.
Payment: tuition must be paid in full ($845) to reserve your space.
Cancellations and Refunds: Written cancellations received 30-days prior to workshop will be refunded, less $300. Written cancellations received 15-29 days prior to workshop will be refunded, less $500. No refunds will be made for cancellations made 14-days or less prior to workshop.
If the minimal enrollment (4) is not met by May 15, 2020, the tuition will be refunded in full.
Location: FreeFall Laser, 61 Main Street, North Adams, MA
Accommodations: You will receive a list of housing options upon registration. Many are within walking distance of FreeFall Laser. Airbnb options start at $45 per night. Hotel options start at $130 per night, with suite options for 4-6 people starting at $60 a night per person.
Transportation: FreeFall Laser is a one-hour drive from the Albany International Airport and a a three-hour drive from both Boston and New York City. Upon registration, you will receive transportation information, including options to and from the airport.
Meals: Lunch on the first day is provided. All other meals are on your own. There are a variety of restaurants and a grocery store within walking distance of the studio.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions before you register.