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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

Monday Sep 25th, 6pm

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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...

Thursday Sep 21st, 6pm

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Coptic Bookbinding

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

Want a beautiful and durable sketchbook? Would you like to learn bookbinding but don’t know where to start? Maybe you just want to learn a style of binding that you can combine with other skills you’re learning.  Coptic binding lays flat, which is ideal for sketchbooks and journals. The hard covers can be made from a variety of materials,...

Thursday Sep 21st, 5:30pm

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,...

Wednesday Sep 20th, 5:30pm

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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...

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$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...

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$225
Was:
$300

Advanced Sheet Metal

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

Advanced sheet metal is taking sheet metal to the next step. This class will build a small box with a hinged lid from mild sheet steel. A more intricate pattern is used in this design and multi-part construction will be discussed during class. The top edges of the box have been reinforced to make them stiffer and less sharp. You will leave class...

Monday Sep 25th, 5:30pm

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...

Wednesday Sep 20th, 5pm

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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...

Wednesday Sep 20th, 5:30pm

Make a Plasma Cut Flower

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

In this workshop, each student will design a flower on sheet steel and use the plasma cutter to cut the design straight out of the metal. You,ll then learn to work with the metal to create curves in your petals and leaves. Once the "petals" are ready, you'll attach them to a metal "stem" and spot weld them together.  This is a flower that will...

Thursday Sep 21st, 7:30pm

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...

Wednesday Sep 20th, 11:30am

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TIG Welding SBU

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

Welding is the process of fusing materials together. Learn how to use the basic TIG (tungsten inert gas) welding equipment in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. Get started creating quality weld beads on mild steel. While this class practices on thin steel, the TIG welder is capable of welding material up to 1/2” thick.  With extensive...

Wednesday Sep 20th, 5:30pm

"Phone"tography

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

Come learn to use your phone for what it was truly meant for - to take pictures! You'll learn to differentiate between which in-phone apps are the best ones for shooting and which ones are best for editing your social media photo postings. Are photo apps really free? Which are worth coughing up a few bucks for added features?  Learn the ones...

Wednesday Sep 20th, 6pm

First Friday @ Hillyer

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

First Friday openings are a collaborative effort to strengthen arts and culture in the beautiful, multi-cultural neighborhood of Dupont Circle.  On the First Friday of every month between 6-9 p.m., galleries in our neighborhood host simultaneous openings for art enthusiasts from all walks of life. We encourage all to join us for our openings...

Friday Oct 6th, 6pm

Carbon Fiber Basics

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

In this class, you will learn the basics of carbon fiber layup, then combine raw carbon fiber cloth, a strengthener and 2-part, high-strength epoxy to make your very own carbon fiber key fob and take it home with you. This class focuses on the "compression molding" technique of carbon fiber fabrication, which you can easily use to make your own custom...

Friday Sep 22nd, 5:30pm