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Adobe Photoshop workshop: Laser cut designs and stamps

Darling Square Library
Darling Square Library
Levels 1 and 2, The Exchange, 1 Little Pier Street, Haymarket NSW 2000

Thursday 25 March from 1pm to 3pm Wednesday 5 May from 5pm to 7pm Wednesday 2 June from 1pm to 3pm


Adult: $30.00

Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop to prepare your own artwork or design that we’ll laser cut for you.

Led by an experienced facilitator in the Darling Square Library makerspace, this workshop is a great introduction to the popular Adobe Photoshop software and laser cutting.

You’ll be guided through how to prepare your existing image or design using Photoshop. Once you’re happy with your final design, we’ll laser cut or etch it for you. You’ll receive your design during the class or by mail after the workshop to either hang on the wall or stamp with ink or paint.

Over the 2-hours, we’ll also give you a tour of the makerspace so you can see the laser cutter and 3D printers in action.

What you’ll learn:

  • Basic digital design using Adobe Photoshop

  • How to navigate the user interface and import images  

  • Tools including colour manipulation, image correction and filters to prepare your image for laser cutting   

  • Basic laser cutting

What you’ll take home

The workshop cost is $30 per person which includes 1 professional laser cutting of your design on plywood. Designs are laser cut up to a maximum size of 20x30cm. If your design is not ready by the end of the workshop we will mail it to you.

Bookings and class size: Maximum 10 people – bookings are essential

Laser Cutting Images – 25 March, 1pm – 3pm 

Laser Cutting Images – 5 May, 5pm – 7pm

Laser Cutting Images – 2 June, 1pm – 3pm

Suitable for: Ages 16 and over. Participants under 18 years of age require parental permission

Experience level: Beginner workshop with no required knowledge

Wear: Enclosed shoes and no loose-fitting clothing or jewellery

Bring: At least two images you want to laser cut to the workshop on a USB drive. If you want to discuss what kind of images are best to use please call the makerspace team on 9265 9333.

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Covid-safe information

You'll be asked to sign in on arrival. Please see further Covid safety information on the booking page.

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