Dumfries Workshop - Lasercut Prinmaking
Mar
25
2:00pm 2:00pm

Dumfries Workshop - Lasercut Prinmaking

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Lino cut printing is a beautiful traditional block printing technique which can produce wonderful prints and multiples. In this workshop, however, MAKLab gives it a bit of a modern digital twist by teaching you how to etch your lino blocks using a laser cutting and laser grade rubber or plywood.

Come have a go at setting up a simple design or pattern and laser etching it in this two hour session. You'll then get the opportunity to produce a few prints.

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic Vector Software Skills
Laser Etching Rubber for Block Printing
Basic Monochrome Block Printing

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 Loreburne
High St
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at 3D Printing
Mar
23
6:00pm 6:00pm

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at 3D Printing

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at 3D Printing

WORKSHOP TIMES
Thu 23rd March 2017
6pm - 8pm

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Want to have a go at 3D printing but don't know where to start? Now's your chance! We will guide you through the process of making a 3D model in Sketchup, setting it up for printing using Cura and then printing out a small example print on our Ultimaker 3D Printers.

3D printing is a game-changing process of making things - allowing us to print out 3D objects on demand. This workshop will allow you to explore this fascinating field which increasingly has applications in product design, medicine, space exploration and beyond!

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic 3D modelling
Choosing settings for 3D modelling
3D Printing File Formats and Problem Solving 3D models

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 Loreburne
High St
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at Laser Cutting
Mar
18
11:00am11:00am

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at Laser Cutting

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at Laser Cutting

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
The laser cutters are the easiest and quickest machines in MAKlab to get going on. In this workshop we'll give you a full induction on our laser cutters and talk you through the different features and settings. We'll guide you through setting up a very basic artwork for cutting a small keyring with your artwork on it to take home at the end of the day.

We will be using Inkscape for editing artwork. You are welcome to bring your own laptop to work on. If you'd like to use Inkscape, it is free and downloadable here: http://www.inkscape.org/en/download/.

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic Vector Software Skills
Choosing settings for Laser Cutting versus Laser Etching
Choosing Appropriate Materials for Laser Cutting

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at 3D Printing
Mar
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at 3D Printing

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at 3D Printing

WORKSHOP TIMES
Thu 16th March 2017
6pm - 8pm

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Want to have a go at 3D printing but don't know where to start? Now's your chance! We will guide you through the process of making a 3D model in Sketchup, setting it up for printing using Cura and then printing out a small example print on our Ultimaker 3D Printers.

3D printing is a game-changing process of making things - allowing us to print out 3D objects on demand. This workshop will allow you to explore this fascinating field which increasingly has applications in product design, medicine, space exploration and beyond!

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic 3D modelling
Choosing settings for 3D modelling
3D Printing File Formats and Problem Solving 3D models

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 Loreburne
High St
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Make a Geometric Concrete Planter
Mar
11
11:00am11:00am

Dumfries Workshop - Make a Geometric Concrete Planter

WORKSHOP TIMES
Saturday 11th March 2017
11am - 1pm

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
This workshop will take you through the steps to create geometric concrete cast planter.
You'll leave with the skills necessary to tackle your own projects. 

SKILLS LEARNT
Introduction to Vector drawing
Introduction to laser cutting
Finishing techniques

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop. 

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 Loreburne
High St
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Lasercut Printmaking
Mar
9
6:00pm 6:00pm

Dumfries Workshop - Lasercut Printmaking

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Lino cut printing is a beautiful traditional block printing technique which can produce wonderful prints and multiples. In this workshop, however, MAKLab gives it a bit of a modern digital twist by teaching you how to etch your lino blocks using a laser cutting and laser grade rubber or plywood.

Come have a go at setting up a simple design or pattern and laser etching it in this two hour session. You'll then get the opportunity to produce a few prints.

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic Vector Software Skills
Laser Etching Rubber for Block Printing
Basic Monochrome Block Printing

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 Loreburne
High St
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at Laser Cutting
Mar
4
11:00am11:00am

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at Laser Cutting

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at Laser Cutting

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
The laser cutters are the easiest and quickest machines in MAKlab to get going on. In this workshop we'll give you a full induction on our laser cutters and talk you through the different features and settings. We'll guide you through setting up a very basic artwork for cutting a small keyring with your artwork on it to take home at the end of the day.

We will be using Inkscape for editing artwork. You are welcome to bring your own laptop to work on. If you'd like to use Inkscape, it is free and downloadable here: http://www.inkscape.org/en/download/.

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic Vector Software Skills
Choosing settings for Laser Cutting versus Laser Etching
Choosing Appropriate Materials for Laser Cutting

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Lasercut Printmaking
Mar
2
6:00pm 6:00pm

Dumfries Workshop - Lasercut Printmaking

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Lino cut printing is a beautiful traditional block printing technique which can produce wonderful prints and multiples. In this workshop, however, MAKLab gives it a bit of a modern digital twist by teaching you how to etch your lino blocks using a laser cutting and laser grade rubber or plywood.

Come have a go at setting up a simple design or pattern and laser etching it in this two hour session. You'll then get the opportunity to produce a few prints.

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic Vector Software Skills
Laser Etching Rubber for Block Printing
Basic Monochrome Block Printing

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 Loreburne
High St
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Learn to Solder a Mini Speaker
Feb
14
12:00pm12:00pm

Learn to Solder a Mini Speaker

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Soldering is a great skill to have under your belt, very handy for even the most simple electronic endeavors, and also for getting under the hood of electronic products if you need to adapt or fix them.

In this workshop we'll teach you how to solder from scratch, concentrating on through hole soldering an electronic circuit that you can be used to turn any object into a portable speaker. 

SKILLS LEARNT
Reading a basic Electronic Circuit
Soldering Components to a PCB
Problem Solving your Connections

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 Loreburne
High St
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at Laser Cutting
Feb
9
6:00pm 6:00pm

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at Laser Cutting

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at Laser Cutting

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
The laser cutters are the easiest and quickest machines in MAKlab to get going on. In this workshop we'll give you a full induction on our laser cutters and talk you through the different features and settings. We'll guide you through setting up a very basic artwork for cutting a small keyring with your artwork on it to take home at the end of the day.

We will be using Inkscape for editing artwork. You are welcome to bring your own laptop to work on. If you'd like to use Inkscape, it is free and downloadable here: http://www.inkscape.org/en/download/.

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic Vector Software Skills
Choosing settings for Laser Cutting versus Laser Etching
Choosing Appropriate Materials for Laser Cutting

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at 3D Printing Sat 28.01.17
Jan
28
11:00am11:00am

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at 3D Printing Sat 28.01.17

WORKSHOP TIMES
Sat 28th January 2017
11am - 1pm

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Want to have a go at 3D printing but don't know where to start? Now's your chance! We will guide you through the process of making a 3D model in Sketchup, setting it up for printing using Cura and then printing out a small example print on our Ultimaker 3D Printers.

3D printing is a game changing process of making things - allowing us to print out 3D objects on demand. This workshop will allow you to explore this fascinating field which increasingly has applications in product design, medicine, space exploration and beyond!

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic 3D modelling
Choosing settings for 3D modelling
3D Printing File Formats and Problem Solving 3D models

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 Loreburne
High St
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at Laser Cutting 26.01.17
Jan
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

Dumfries Workshop - Have a Go at Laser Cutting 26.01.17

WORKSHOP TIMES
Thur 26th January 2017
6pm - 8pm

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
The laser cutters are the easiest and quickest machines in MAKlab to get going on. In this workshop we'll give you a full induction on our laser cutters and talk you through the different features and settings. We'll guide you through setting up a very basic artwork for cutting a small keyring with your artwork on it to take home at the end of the day.

We will be using Inkscape for editing artwork. You are welcome to bring your own laptop to work on. If you'd like to use Inkscape, it is free and downloadable here: http://www.inkscape.org/en/download/.

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic Vector Software Skills
Choosing settings for Laser Cutting versus Laser Etching
Choosing Appropriate Materials for Laser Cutting

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Festive Workshop - 3D print a Christmas cookie cutter
Dec
13
3:00pm 3:00pm

Dumfries Festive Workshop - 3D print a Christmas cookie cutter

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
This workshop has been developed from our popular 'Have a go with 3D Printing' workshop and gives you the opportunity to design and then produce your very own bespoke cookie cutter using the 3D Printing process.  

SKILLS LEARNT

  • 3D modelling
  • Set up, Loading and Running of 3D Printers

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop. 

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Festive Workshop - Block Print Wrapping Paper
Dec
10
11:00am11:00am

Dumfries Festive Workshop - Block Print Wrapping Paper

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
This workshop is a fun way to make some custom wrapping paper to conceal those awesome presents you can't wait to give to someone special! 

At the end of two hours you will have turned your chosen sketch or design into a digital file, learnt how to laser cut the stamp, and produced 1 roll of your very own bespoke wrapping paper. 

SKILLS LEARNT

  • Sketch to Digital File
  • Laser Cutting
  • Stamp Making
  • Layout & Stamping

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop. 

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Festive Workshop - Screen Printing with Sarah Keast
Dec
10
10:00am10:00am

Dumfries Festive Workshop - Screen Printing with Sarah Keast

Screen Printing with Sarah Keast

Saturday 10th December 2016

MAKLab Dumfries
Session 1:  10am - 1pm (inc. breaks)
Session 2:  2-5pm (inc. breaks)

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

Design and print a custom card, piece of original art or pattern in time for Christmas!

This workshop will give an introduction to screen printing techniques and printing using single and multi colours. You will learn to print and gain practical experience of the tools and materials used for printing.

There will be demonstrations followed by practical application and experimentation with the techniques. You will receive regular feedback from Sarah throughout the workshop, as and when appropriate, and she will be on hand to answer any questions.

Sarah Keast is a local Artist and printmaker.

Our workshops are designed to give you the skills to continue making prints independently and to inspire you to try new techniques.

Basic tools, materials, tea, coffee and biscuits are provided!

Please bring visual source material, ie: sketchbooks, drawings, photos, postcards as reference.

SKILLS LEARNT
Designing for screen printing: considering positive and negative shapes, pattern and texture.
Printing process and techniques using screens and squeegees. 
Preparing inks and using printing rollers.
Registration techniques for multiple colours.

YOUNG MAKERS
Unfortunately this workshop is not suitable for under 18 years old - due to the tools required.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop. 

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Festive Workshop - Block Print Wrapping Paper
Dec
9
3:00pm 3:00pm

Dumfries Festive Workshop - Block Print Wrapping Paper

 

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
This workshop is a fun way to make some custom wrapping paper to conceal those awesome presents you can't wait to give to someone special! 

At the end of two hours you will have turned your chosen sketch or design into a digital file, learnt how to laser cut the stamp, and produced 1 roll of your very own bespoke wrapping paper. 

SKILLS LEARNT

  • Sketch to Digital File
  • Laser Cutting
  • Stamp Making
  • Layout & Stamping

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop. 

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Festive Workshop - 3D print a Christmas cookie cutter
Dec
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

Dumfries Festive Workshop - 3D print a Christmas cookie cutter

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
This workshop has been developed from our popular 'Have a go with 3D Printing' workshop and gives you the opportunity to design and then produce your very own bespoke cookie cutter using the 3D Printing process.  

SKILLS LEARNT

  • 3D modelling
  • Set up, Loading and Running of 3D Printers

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop. 

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Lino Cutting with Clare Melinsky
Nov
26
10:00am10:00am

Dumfries Workshop - Lino Cutting with Clare Melinsky

Lino Cutting with Clare Melinsky

MAKLab Dumfries
10am - 4pm (inc. breaks)
Saturday 26th November 2016

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP

Design and print a custom card, piece of original art or pattern in time for Christmas!

This workshop will give an introduction to lino cutting techniques and printing using single and multi colours. You will learn to print and gain practical experience of the tools and materials used for printing linocuts with and without a press.

There will be demonstrations followed by practical application and experimentation with the techniques. You will receive regular feedback from Clare throughout the workshop, as and when appropriate, and she will be on hand to answer any questions.

Clare Melinsky is a local Artist and Illustrator. Her lino-cuts in colour and black and white follow the style of traditional woodcuts. Over the last thirty years her illustrations have been used in advertising, for labels and packaging, and in editorial work for books, magazines and newspapers.

Our workshops are designed to give you the skills to continue making prints independently and to inspire you to try new techniques.

Basic tools, materials, tea, coffee and biscuits are provided! During the workshop you'll use 'Easy Cut Lino' - which is easier for beginners to use than traditional linoleum.

Please bring visual source material, ie: sketchbooks, drawings, photos, postcards as reference.

SKILLS LEARNT
Designing for linocut: considering positive and negative shapes, pattern and texture.
Cutting process and techniques using traditional lino tools.
Preparing inks and using printing rollers.
Registration techniques for multiple blocks.

YOUNG MAKERS
Unfortunately this workshop is not suitable for under 18 years old - due to the tools required.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop. 

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - Setting Up Files for Laser Cutting 24.11.16
Nov
24
6:00pm 6:00pm

Dumfries Workshop - Setting Up Files for Laser Cutting 24.11.16

WORKSHOP TIMES
Thur 24th November 2016
6pm - 8pm

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
We all know that the laser cutters are great machines to use at Maklab, and some of the most popular. To make the most of your time on the machines, it's important to be well prepared before you start.

This workshop will talk you through how to prepare your files using Adobe Illustrator or Inkscape, and how to then save them in the right formats for use on the on Maklab's two machines. It will help you make your piece both material and time efficient (and saving you money in the process), thinking about cutting order, and how to get the best results.

Ideally you'll have used the laser cutter previously, but if you’ve not really used these programmes and machines before, it will be a great intro to basic laser cutting set-up. Please bring along any images or files that you would like to give a go!

SKILLS LEARNT
Using the Pen tools and Editing Paths
Vectorising a JPEG or PNG File
Setting your Strokes, Fills, Colours and Spacing for Laser Cutting

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop. 

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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Dumfries Workshop - COSPLAY WORKSHOP with Thom Wall of Sorenzo Props
May
28
11:00am11:00am

Dumfries Workshop - COSPLAY WORKSHOP with Thom Wall of Sorenzo Props

WORKSHOP TIMES
Sat 28th May 2016
2am - 4pm DROP-IN

Ages: 13 – 25 years (under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult) 

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Admit it, you’ve always wanted to be a super hero, or maybe you fancy yourself as a Jedi, or even a Sith Lord?

Cosplay might just be for you!

Cosplay is a very simple concept, it is people in costumes having a good time. Millions the world over have found the joy of cosplay, whether they spend months sewing or fabrication entire suits of armour, bought a costume, or simply used what they had in there wardrobe to recreate the look of their favourite character.

Thom Wall runs Sorenzo Props, a small company based in Glasgow that specialises in making Props and Costumes for Cosplay. He is a keen cosplayer and regularly attends cosplay events as well as organising his own throughout Scotland and has also judged numerous Cosplay Competitions throughout the UK.

During this workshop he will be delivering a presentation all about Cosplay, how he started out, the props and cosplays he has made in the past, how you can get into it, and everything you need to know about planning, making and wearing your own cosplay.

The workshop is open 12-4pm on Saturday 28th May. Thom will begin the session with a presentation all about Cosplay, how he started out, the props and cosplays he has made in the past, how you can get into it, and everything you need to know about planning, making and wearing your own cosplay. Thom will then do some live demonstrations before a hands – on session giving participants the chance to make some basic props.

Whether you’ve already started your cosplay project or simply have a costume in mind or you’re a total novice and have no idea where to start, Thom will be on hand to help.

Feel free to bring along your own cosplay, tools and materials to get some expert pert advice and take your Cosplay to the next level. 

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Dumfries
Unit 10 (Loreburne)
High Street
Dumfries
DG1 2BD

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