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Laser Engrave Your First Masterpiece in 60 Minutes

Unleash your creativity with Laser Artistry, our exclusive workshop introducing you to the captivating world of laser engraving! Discover the magic of transforming everyday items into personalized masterpieces, guided by an expert instructor. Ideal for novices and open to adults aged 18 and above, this immersive experience provides all materials needed—join us for an unforgettable session where your artistic visions come to life!


  • Class Duration2 hours
  • Class locationIn Person
  • Class difficulty levelBeginner
  • Class Time SlotsWeekly
  • Number of class sessions1
  • Fabrication cost includedYes
  • Maximum number of students per class6

Class Description

Embark on a creative journey with our one-session workshop on using the OmTech laser engraver to bring your artistic visions to life. Tailored for complete novices and lasting 60 minutes, this hands-on experience guides adults aged 18 and above through the process of laser engraving, from understanding the basics to crafting personalized items. All materials are provided, ensuring an accessible and immersive introduction to the world of laser artistry. - Demystify Laser Engraving: Understand the core principles of how OmTech lasers bring digital designs to life. - Design & Prep Like a Pro: Explore beginner-friendly design software and prepare your project for engraving. - Witness the Transformation: See your personalized design etched onto wood, acrylic, or leather as the laser works its magic. - Polish Your Creation: Learn basic finishing techniques to add that professional touch to your masterpiece. - Take Home Your Treasure: Leave with a personalized creation, a testament to your newfound engraving skills. - Expert Instruction: Our friendly instructor will be there every step of the way, ensuring your safety and success.

Learning Goals

1) OmTech Laser Engraver Fundamentals: Acquire a comprehensive understanding of the OmTech laser engraver, including its components, safety features, and basic operation. Learn how to set up the machine for engraving tasks. 2) Designing for Laser Engraving: Explore creative design principles for laser engraving projects. Learn to convert ideas into digital formats suitable for the OmTech machine, including importing graphics, adjusting settings, and optimizing designs for precision engraving. 3) Hands-On Laser Engraving: Gain practical experience by engraving a variety of materials using the OmTech laser engraver. From personalized items to decorative pieces, participants will leave with a tangible creation that highlights the versatility and precision of laser artistry.

Things you should know before this class

Ability to use a computer.

Stuff you need for the class

Don't wear open top shoes. Safety is important in the makerspace. Bring along a Windows or Apple Mac computer if you want to try and create your own designs. All other supplies are included.

Class Category

  • Computer Aided Design
  • 3D Printing
  • Laser Engraving
  • CNC machine
  • Electronics
  • Animation
  • Graphic Design
  • Craft
  • Wood Working
  • Gifts


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