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Spring 2021 Virtual Courses

Introduction to Photogrammetry and 3D Printing 

Dates: Thursdays 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8 

Time: 5:30-6:30 PM 

Material Pickup: Center for Contemporary Arts II, FASTEnER Lab 

Lab Fee: $30 

Instructor: Kay Dartt 

Cap: 15 

Description: You do not have to be a master of computer modeling to start 3D printing! This course covers the process of using photogrammetry to make your own 3D model, and the 3D printing process to bring your unique creation into the real world. Step-by-step tutorials and live virtual instruction will guide students through the process from start to finish. Software*, photogrammetry and 3D printing services will be provided. Participants will have the option to pick up finished prints or have them mailed. 

 

 

Photogrametry_3D Printing Class

Laser Cut Lamp Shades

Dates: Tuesday 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 

Time: 5:30-6:30 PM

Material Pickup: Center for Contemporary Arts II, FASTEnER Lab 

Lab Fee: $40 

Instructor: Kay Dartt 

Cap: 15 

Description: Modern and boutique lamp designs do not have to be out of reach if you can make your own! In this course students will learn the fundamentals 3D modeling and laser cutting by making their own unique lamp designs.  Step-by-step tutorials and live virtual instruction will guide students through the process. Software*, lamp sockets and laser cut parts will be provided. Participants will have the option to pick up projects parts or have them mailed at student’s expense. 

 

 

Laser Lamp Image
CNC Cut Cardboard Chairs 

Dates: Tuesday 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4,27 

Time: 5:30-6:30 PM

Lab Fee: $60 

Instructor: Kay Dartt 

Cap: 15 

Description: A CNC router is a powerful digital fabrication tool used to create larger objects. Students will follow a design process that will allow them to make unique chair designs, prepare parts for a CNC Router, and learn the CNC process. Step-by-step tutorials and live virtual instruction will guide students through the process. Software*, cardboard materials and CNC cut parts will be provided. Participants will have the option to pick up projects parts or have them mailed at student’s expense. 

 

Casting Soap and Candles 

Dates: 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15 

Time:5:30-6:30pm

Lab Fee: $100

Instructor: Christian Benefiel 

Cap: 15 

Description: In this class we will explore flexible silicone rubber mold processes and produce molds capable of creating Candles, Soaps, and a variety of edible elements. Registration will include materials for molding, however students may augment the provided materials as individual projects dictate.  

CNC Cardboard Chair
*Software for virtual digital fabrication classes has minimum system requirements, please check your computer with the minimum requirements below: 

PC Computers 

  • 64-bit Intel or AMD processor (Not ARM) 
  • 8 GB memory (RAM) or more is recommended. 
  • 600 MB disk space. 
  • OpenGL 4.1 capable video card is recommended.
    4 GB Video RAM recommended. 
  • Multiple-button mouse with scroll wheel is recommended. 
  • Windows 10 or 8.1 
  • Internet connection for download and installation. 

 

Mac Computers 

  • Apple Mac that can be updated to macOS Mojave. 
  • 8 GB memory (RAM) or more is recommended. 
  • AMD graphics processor is recommended. 
  • 2 GB disk space. 
  • Multiple-button mouse with scroll wheel is recommended. 
  • Operating systems: 
  • macOS 10.15.3 (Catalina) 
  • macOS 10.14.6 (Mojave) 
  • macOS 10.13.6 (High Sierra) 
  • Internet connection for download and installation.