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Paper Art & Laser Cutting (Saturdays)

Start your Laser Cut art journey with Sergei in this introductory course!

  • Started 4 Feb
  • 300 Australian dollars
  • Darwin Languages Centre. 1 Nemarluk Dr, Ludmilla NT 0820

Service Description

Course Outline This course was designed by Sergei as a quick introduction to laser cutting, which is a popular manufacturing technology across modern industries and businesses among educators, craftsmen, DIY hobbyists and more. Laser subtractive technology has also become trendy among contemporary artists experimenting with 2D and 3D objects made from paper, cardboard, wood, and other sustainable materials. For example, laser cutting causes the growing attractiveness of paper art, allowing you to create very complex, refined, and high-quality crafts. No matter what your role or profession background is, this entry level course is an open inventive field where digital design is combined with laser cutting technology to challenge your creativity, design and modelling skills, an gives your inspiration a new space to fly. You will learn: the basics of operation and service CNC laser cutter; essentials of design for laser cutting; paper, cardboard, plywood modelling techniques; best practices of paper cutting art; how to work with public laser cutting libraries. After this course you will be familiar with the laser cutter Emblaser 2 and the design software Lightburn, you will be able to create laser cutting art projects and crafts, such as paper greeting and invitations cards, print frames, dioramas, cardboard 3d sculptures and layered portraits, veneer bookmarks and engraving pictures, plywood bijouterie, jewellery box, napkin holder, coaster, and much more. Course plan Week 1. Introduction Week 2. Simple paper art project Week 3. Complex paper art project Week 4. Cardboard modelling project Week 5. Simple MDF \ Plywood modelling project Week 6. Complex MDF \ Plywood modelling project Week 7. Engraving project Week 8. Experimental cutting and engraving project For a seniors discount of 10% use coupon code SENIOR at check out. ID will be checked at class register. Have you missed out on enrolling in this course? Just send us an email and we might be able to help you!


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS Please choose carefully as course fees will not be refunded to participants who are unable to attend the course due to changes in personal circumstances or work commitments. Course fees will not be refunded once confirmation and/or commencement of the course has occurred. ​In the event of a serious illness, you may request to transfer to the following term. A full refund of course fees will be paid if the advertised course does not proceed. Participants will be advised if a class does not have the minimum number of students to commence.


Contact Details

+61 0452 135 400

adult.shortcourses@education.nt.gov.au

Darwin Languages Centre. 1 Nemarluk Drive Ludmilla 0820, Darwin, NT

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