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Figure Drawing

December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Class Description Figure Drawing is an open studio class where people of all artistic levels are invited to explore the…

Intro to Machine Learning

December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Machine Learning is one of the fastest-growing fields in tech. Applications are nearly impossible to avoid. Intro to machine learning will cover basic machine learning as well as some of the simplest algorithms which will get you real-time predictive answers.

Figure Drawing Month Pass – December 2019 (Reduced)

December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Figure Drawing is an open studio class where people of all artistic levels are invited to explore the human form through drawing and painting. Figure drawing is a great opportunity to keep your artistic skills sharp whether you are a seasoned artist or a beginner: learn the basics of drawing from the nude form! Students are free to draw however they like.

Laser Cut Ornaments

December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Class DescriptionMake your own holiday ornaments with laser cutters! Holiday season is just around the corner, decorations are being made,…

Link Bracelet with Heart – *Holiday Gift Idea!*

December 19 @ 5:45 pm - 9:15 pm

Class Fee: $125 / Materials fee: $20. Using eco-friendly recycled Argentium sterling silver, we’ll demystify this special sterling alloy and take advantage of its amazing fusing qualities, all while crafting a gorgeous tarnish-resistant gift for your loved one (or you!).

Introduction to Screen Printing: Weekend Workshop

December 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Class fee: $120 / Materials fee: $10. Screen printing is a great way to put your designs on t-shirts, tote bags, cards, posters, and more. But it can be a tricky skill to pick up on your own! Join us for a two-evening class, and we'll take the mystery out of the process. Using the photo emulsion process and your design, we'll prepare screens and print on a variety of surfaces. And we'll do it all in a fun, relaxed environment.

Leatherworking 101: Make a Belt

January 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Class fee: $55 / Materials fee: $25. Over the course of 2 to 3 hours, this class aims to teach students the basics of leatherworking. This class will walk students through creating a basic belt design.

Build A Cherry Side Table Part 1

January 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Class Fee: $400 / Materials Fee: $200. This class is not only an introduction to fine woodworking furniture building but also an opportunity to learn almost every tool in the woodshop. For anyone interested in building their own furniture, this class will teach you everything you need to get started. The techniques and skills learned in this class will allow the student to approach any project size. In this class we will use virtually all the tools in the woodshop from Chisel to Tablesaw, Router, Band saw, Joiner, Planer and Miter saw.

Intro to SolidWorks

January 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
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Mondays; 1/6/20 - 2/3/20

3D modeling software is used worldwide in professional settings like engineering, animation, product design, architecture, and more. Designing parts in 3D modeling environments allows you to develop an idea in full before you cut any material, and then either make parts automatically on computer-enabled tools.

Introduction to TIG Welding

January 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mondays; 1/6/19-1/27/19

Class fee: $345 / Materials fee: $20. This class is designed to introduce students to the process of TIG welding, a precise type of welding most often used in the manufacture of spaceframe structures like bike frames and roll cages. Students will learn how to weld primarily 4130 chromoly steel tubing, as well as different types of materials, shapes, and joints, and will learn how to use a range of supporting equipment (drill press, hole saws, grinders, etc.) and processes that come with welding.

Tool Training: Black Cat Labs Laser

January 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Class fee: $120 / Materials fee: $5. Learn how to use Artisan's Black Cat Labs laser cutters to cut or etch wood, plastics, papers or textiles. Gain a solid understanding of what the machines can do and learn how to upload a file and run a cut and engrave. This class will cover the basics so that you will be able to operate the Black Cat Labs equipment unsupervised and in a safe and courteous manner.

Art and Interactive Electronics

January 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tuesdays; 1/7/2020 - 1/14/2020

Class fee: $120 / Materials fee $30. Electronics are everywhere, and now, they are becoming part of our art. This four hour course
will introduce you to the Adafruit Circuit Playground, a wearable and relatively easy to program microcontroller/development board, that is based on the extremely popular Arduino platform, used throughout the world in many educational settings.

Tool Training & Testing: Jewelry Studio

January 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This one session tool training is the perfect way to get trained up to operate independently in the Jewelry Shop if you already have some jewelry-making experience and don't have time for a long-form class. Testing is necessary to be certified to work on your own in the Shop. Choose the date that works for you!

Tool Training: 3D Printers (Weeknights)

January 8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This one session class will train students on how to use the Asylum’s multiple 3D printers safely and effectively, running through using the 3D model compiler (Simplify3D), printing parts, changing materials, properly removing parts from the beds, and properly disposing of all materials after the print: all the training you need to get going in one afternoon!

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Tool Training: Intro to the Photo Studio

January 8, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Class Description This one session beginner class will train students on how to use the Asylum's new product photography studio…

Tool Training: Metal Lathe

January 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wednesdays, 11/6/19 - 11/13/19

In this class, you will learn how to precisely perform basic machining operations using the lathe. You will learn about tool selection, speeds and feeds, and how to use the DRO (Digital Read Out) to make precisely dimensioned parts. You will practice setting up the machine, use the 3-jaw chuck to securely hold work, change tools, and perform facing and turning cuts on aluminum stock.

Tool Training: Rough to Smooth – Using the Miter Saw, Bandsaw, Jointer, Planer and Sanders

January 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Wednesdays; 1/8/20 - 1/15/20

Class fee: $140 / Materials fee: $20. After selecting and purchasing lumber, the next step in any woodworking project is to flatten and straighten the stock. Not that long ago, this work was laboriously done by hand. Fortunately, there are four machines available today that are specifically designed to take rough sawn lumber and process it into boards that are straight, flat, and true!

Tool Training: Bridgeport Mill

January 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Thursdays; 1/9/20 - 1/16/20

In this class you will learn how to use the Bridgeport mill to perform basic precision machining operations. You will learn about tool selection, selecting spindle speeds, and climb milling vs. conventional milling. You will practice setting up the machine, holding work in the vise, changing tools and performing basic cuts.

Hands On Basic Electronics

January 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mondays; 1/9/20 - 1/30/20

Class fee: $225 / Materials fee: $30. Have you been interested in learning to work with electronics, but haven’t known where to start? This class is for you! It will be a hands-on, practical, crash course that will provide you with the skills to do simple electronic projects. You will walk away knowing the basics of circuit theory, how to prototype circuits on a breadboard, how to troubleshoot them, and how to solder them together.

Metalworking 102 – Cut, Punch, and Plasma!

January 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Class cost: $115 / Materials fee: $10. Metalworking 102 provides training on the safety and operation of the larger, more useful, and more difficult to operate equipment in the metal shop. We’ll cover the safe and effective use of a number of tools in the shop, including the vertical bandsaw, belt grinder, uni-Hydro Iron Worker and others.

Family Class: Make a Ukulele!

January 12, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sundays; 1/12/20 - 1/26/20

Class Description Develop your basic woodworking skills by building a ukulele from a simple wood kit. Sand, glue, assemble, and…

Macrame Earrings

January 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Class fee: $30 / Materials fee: $10. During this 2-hour class, students will learn how to make fun and simple macrame earrings. Through simple steps using fiber, you can create these gorgeous DIY earrings in any color you choose.

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Tool Training: 3D Printers (Weekends)

January 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This one session class will train students on how to use the Asylum’s multiple 3D printers safely and effectively, running through using the 3D model compiler (Simplify3D), printing parts, changing materials, properly removing parts from the beds, and properly disposing of all materials after the print: all the training you need to get going in one afternoon!

Basic MIG Welding

January 12, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Class fee: $120 / Materials fee: $30. MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas Welding) is a simple, versatile arc welding process that is generally considered to be the easiest to learn of the arc welding processes. Our Basic MIG Welding class is designed for the very beginner or for the intermediate welder that needs a refresher.

Introduction to Screen Printing: Weeknights

January 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Monday and Wednesday, 1/13/20 - 1/15/20

Class fee: $120 / Materials fee: $30. Screen printing is a great way to put your designs on t-shirts, tote bags, cards, posters, and more. But it can be a tricky skill to pick up on your own! Join us for a two-evening class, and we'll take the mystery out of the process. Using the photo emulsion process and your design, we'll prepare screens and print on a variety of surfaces. And we'll do it all in a fun, relaxed environment.

Directed Open Jewelry Studio

January 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wednesdays, 1/15/19 - 1/29/19

Class fee: $195 / Materials fee: $0. Work independently in our Jewelry Shop under the guidance of an experienced professional jeweler who can help you troubleshoot your metalsmithing projects. Must have previous jewelry-making experience or have successfully completed Jewelry Tool Testing at Artisan's Asylum.

Build a Cherry Side Table PART 2

January 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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This is Part 2 of a two-part series. This hands-on class will introduce you to fine woodworking furniture. We will start from one rough lumber Cherry board to create a Shaker style Cherry Side Table with a drawer. The techniques and skills learned in this class will allow the student to approach any project size. With this class we will use virtually all the tools in the woodshop from Chisel to Tablesaw, Router, Band saw, Joiner, Planer and Miter saw. Demonstration on hand planing / sharpening if times allows.

Advanced 3D Printer Training

January 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Class Description Take your 3D Printing Skills to the next level at Artisan's Asylum with an advanced course on 3D…

Introduction to Screen Printing: Weekend Workshop

January 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Screen printing is a great way to put your designs on t-shirts, tote bags, cards, posters, and more. But it can be a tricky skill to pick up on your own! Join us for a two-evening class, and we'll take the mystery out of the process. Using the photo emulsion process and your design, we'll prepare screens and print on a variety of surfaces. And we'll do it all in a fun, relaxed environment.

Tool Training: Black Cat Labs Laser

January 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to use Artisan's Black Cat Labs laser cutters to cut or etch wood, plastics, papers or textiles. Gain a solid understanding of what the machines can do and learn how to upload a file and run a cut and engrave. This class will cover the basics so that you will be able to operate the Black Cat Labs equipment unsupervised and in a safe and courteous manner.

Jewelry 101: Intro to Metalsmithing – Evening

January 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tuesdays, 1/21/19 - 3/3/19 

Class cost: $325 / Materials Fee: $45 payable to Instructor. Through this 7-week class, you will be introduced to the arcane and secret techniques of making fine jewelry. You will come away with new skills and finished pieces to show off and be proud of. We will work primarily in sterling silver, brass, and copper. No prior experience is necessary.

Tool Training: Metal Lathe

January 22, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Class (See all)
Wednesdays, 1/22/20 - 1/29/20

In this class, you will learn how to precisely perform basic machining operations using the lathe. You will learn about tool selection, speeds and feeds, and how to use the DRO (Digital Read Out) to make precisely dimensioned parts. You will practice setting up the machine, use the 3-jaw chuck to securely hold work, change tools, and perform facing and turning cuts on aluminum stock.

Jewelry 201: Setting Faceted Gemstones

January 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wednesdays; 1/23/19 - 1/30/19

Class Fee: $225 / Materials Fee: $40. Build upon your Jewelry 101 skills and learn the art of setting faceted gemstones! In two evening sessions, we will cover how to set faceted gemstones in prongs (4-prong heads) and in small bezels, also known as tube-setting.

Intro to Machine Learning

January 23, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Machine Learning is one of the fastest-growing fields in tech. Applications are nearly impossible to avoid. Intro to machine learning will cover basic machine learning as well as some of the simplest algorithms which will get you real-time predictive answers.

Tool Training: Bridgeport Mill

January 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Class (See all)
Thursdays; 1/23/20 – 1/30/19

In this class you will learn how to use the Bridgeport mill to perform basic precision machining operations. You will learn about tool selection, selecting spindle speeds, and climb milling vs. conventional milling. You will practice setting up the machine, holding work in the vise, changing tools and performing basic cuts.

Basket Making 101: Intro to Polish Bread Basket

January 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Students will weave a small reed basket in a traditional Polish tatza basket pattern. Usually made from willow, we will be using hand-dyed rattan (reed) for a lovely basket suitable for use with fruit, rolls, cookies and the like. Students will receive a printed pattern and a choice of colored reeds. Finished dimensions: 8.75” diameter, 2” high

Introduction to Lost Wax Casting (Part 1)

January 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Saturday/Sunday; 1/25/20 - 1/26/20

Lost Wax (Investment) Casting is the art of casting a metal piece from a wax model, which is destroyed in the process. This technique can be used to produce jewelry, small sculpture, and parts for fabrication.

Intro to Pulse Arc Welder

January 26, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The pulse-arc welder is a remarkable desktop machine for precision metal fabrication. In essence, it is a scaled-down TIG welder with a computer interface and microscope – which makes it a unique, high-end tool for joining, tacking, and repair of small items in any metal that can be welded, from steel and stainless steel to titanium, gold, copper and more

Anodizing Titanium

January 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Class fee: $55 / Materials fee: $10 This one-session workshop will introduce students to the basics of using electricity to color titanium. This process (known as anodizing) uses an electrical current to change the surface color of titanium.

Tool Training: Bridgeport CNC Milling Machine

February 1, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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Saturdays; 2/1/20 - 2/22/20

Class fee: $375 / Materials fee: $0. Learn to operate the Artisan's Asylym Bridgeport Series I Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) milling machine. CNC milling machines can be used to make parts that would be difficult or impossible to machine manually.

Leatherworking 101: Make a Belt

February 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Class fee: $55 / Materials fee: $25. Over the course of 2 to 3 hours, this class aims to teach students the basics of leatherworking. This class will walk students through creating a basic belt design.

Metalworking 101 – Cut, Grind, and Drill!

February 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Class fee: $110 / Materials fee: $15. Metalworking 101 will provide the students with the bare minimum of training to start working in the Asylum's metal shop and is the perfect warm-up to Artisan's welding classes. The class consists of formal training from the instructor who will demonstrate safe and successful usage of each tool, describe and demonstrate best practices, and inform students of unsafe and undesirable outcomes. Each student will have hands-on time with each tool under supervision.

Basic MIG Welding

February 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Class fee: $120 / Materials fee: $30. MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas Welding) is a simple, versatile arc welding process that is generally considered to be the easiest to learn of the arc welding processes. Our Basic MIG Welding class is designed for the very beginner or for the intermediate welder that needs a refresher.

Build A Cherry Side Table Part 1

February 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Class (See all)
See course description for dates

Class fee: $400 / Materials fee: $200. This hands-on class will introduce you to fine woodworking furniture. We will start from one rough lumber Cherry board to create a Shaker style Cherry Side Table. The techniques and skills learned in this class will allow the student to approach any project size. In this class we will use virtually all the tools in the woodshop from Chisel to Tablesaw, Router, Band saw, Joiner, Planer and Miter saw.

Introduction to Screen Printing: Weeknights

February 3, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Class (See all)
Monday and Wednesday, 2/3/20 - 2/5/20

Screen printing is a great way to put your designs on t-shirts, tote bags, cards, posters, and more. But it can be a tricky skill to pick up on your own! Join us for a two-evening class, and we'll take the mystery out of the process. Using the photo emulsion process and your design, we'll prepare screens and print on a variety of surfaces. And we'll do it all in a fun, relaxed environment.

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