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Art Classes Coming up in Washington DC

Artist Talk with Farima Fooladi

at Hillyer Art Space - Dupont Circle
9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

Wednesday Oct 25th, 6pm

Metal Lathe SBU

at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

The lathe is used to create detailed cylindrical or tapered objects in plastic or metal. In this Safety and Basic Use course (SBU), learn the basic operations of metal turning on the lathe to safely select speeds, select and change cutting tools, use the digital readout, and secure work to make accurate cuts. Explore the theory of how to choose the...

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Woodshop Access

at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

Learn how to safely operate the core woodshop tools in this Access class (formerly Safety and Basic Use).  After this class member's will have access to the SawStop table saw, sliding compound miter saw, drill press, band saw, and belt and disk sanders. Learn to set up straight cuts (rip and crosscut), mitered cuts, curved cuts, smooth edges,...

Plastic Bending and Welding Basics

at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

Learn how to use a strip welder to fuse pieces of ABS, styrene, polyethylene and nylon. Bend it, cement it and polish. Make it exactly the way you want!  Kids and young adults (8 to 17 years of age) can work on projects under the direct supervision of a parent or legal guardian

Wednesday Oct 18th, 5pm

Enameling Office Hours

at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

These office hours are a great and fun way for students who have taken a TechShop enameling class to extend their interests and skill set. Sign up to join Kat Jamieson in the fun to create whatever you desire! Bring your own sheet metal for enameling. 

Saturday Oct 21st, 1pm

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All Day Private Photography Class

at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a full day, 7 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field...

Now:
$363.75
Was:
$485
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Half Day Private Photography Class

at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a half day, 3 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field...

Now:
$225
Was:
$300

3D Laser Engraving

at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

Create beautiful relief engravings with finer precision and detail than our CNC Routers! In this course, students will learn how to generate and prepare files for 3D engraving on the ULS laser, calibrate their materials for success, and explore the 3D capabilities of the laser cutter. Prerequisites: Successful completion of LAS103: Laser Cutting...

Thursday Oct 19th, 5pm

Wood Lathe SBU

at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

Woodturning is a method of woodworking used to create wooden bowls, pens, table legs and endless other round or cylindrical items on a lathe. Learn to safely use the lathe to make wooden parts in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. Discover how to set up the lathe, prepare raw materials, and use different wood turning tools. Spin circles around...

Basic Metal Shop SBU

at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to use the cutting and shaping tools most commonly needed when working with metal. The tools work best on materials at least 1/8” thick, but some will work on thinner material as well. These tools are designed to work with steel and aluminum. Get hands-on experience using the vertical and horizontal...

Laser Cutting and Etching SBU - ULS

at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

Learn how to use a laser cutter to cut, etch and engrave designs in a variety of materials up to 24" x 18" and up to 3/8" thick in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. Work with acrylic, wood, paper, cardboard, fabric, leather, and even chocolate!  Using graphics software like Adobe Illustrator or CorelDRAW, cut intricate designs and engrave...

Aluminum Casting with a Kiln

at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

In this workshop, you will cast a small object from a hand-cut foam mold. Aluminum ingots will be heated to 1500 degrees in our small kiln while students carve their molds out of foam blocks. Your instructor will discuss pattern design, mold troubleshooting and, most importantly, safety.  This class will NOT clear you to use the kiln for metal...

Thursday Oct 19th, 5pm

Life Drawing

at Hillyer Art Space - Dupont Circle
9 Hillyer Court NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

The Life Drawing series is an independent figure drawing class that allows students to work from a nude model in your choice of mediums. While skill level is varied, there is no immediate instruction allowing each student to practice their drawing skills at their own pace. The Life Drawing series at Hillyer Art Space is the perfect opportunity...

$45

5 sessions

Industrial Serger Sewing Machine SBU

at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to use the Juki four-thread industrial serger sewing machine. Get hands-on serger experience using overlock stitching to create high quality, soft-feeling seams and fine rolled hems. Take advantage of this powerful machine to sew and hem heavy, layered materials like canvas and leather. Expect to increase...

Saturday Oct 21st, 3:30pm

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National Gallery of Art: Un-Highlights Tour

at Museum Hack - Federal Triangle
6th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20565

Made for museum lovers and skeptics alike, our Un-Highlights tour of the National Gallery of Art will show you a side of the National Gallery you’ve never seen before!  Join our renegade tour guides on a high-energy, two-hour group tour through these historic halls with a “tasting menu” approach as you learn the crazy true stories behind...