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2024 Special Presentations

Wednesday, February 7

Colorfill: Hands-On Session

rayzist logo7:30 - 10:00 AM
Liz Haas, Rayzist
Session Code 401

During this hand-on session, you will paint a wine bottle, wine glass, and rock as well as sandcarve one project for a highly unique textured (relief carve) appearance.
.25 CEU Technical

Member - $125
Nonmember - $150  

CorelDRAW: All About Wood and Adding Bling to Your Engraving

7:30 - 10:00 AM
Doug Green, Express Yourself
Session Code 402

CorelDRAW expert, Doug Green will show you how to get more and better results from engraving wood and how to add “bling” with a variety of inlays including wood, Epoxy, Mother of Pearl and more.
0.25 CEU Technical

Member - $125
Nonmember - $150  

Thursday, February 8

Blazering – Lasering with Sandcarving

trotec logo ikonics logo7:30 - 10:00 AM
Darin Jones, IKONICS and Dave Stephens, Trotec
Session Code 403

This hands-on technical session explores the innovative fusion of two distinct but complementary technologies, laser engraving and sandcarving. Seminar participants gain insight on how to upsell to glass customers by transitioning from their laser's shallow etch to the smooth-sanded, deep-carve capabilities of a sandcarver. In addition, participants will work with substrates that were traditionally difficult with lasers, such as polished metals and hard ceramic glazes. Instructors, Dave Stephens of Trotec and Darin Jones of IKONICS Imaging, are experts in their respective technologies. John and Darin will empower participants with a working knowledge to combine laser with sandcarving in one process to enhance offerings.
.25 CEU Technical

Member - $75
Nonmember - $100

How to Sublimate with an Oven or Heat Press

makerflo logo7:30 - 10:00 AM
John Modi, MakerFlo Crafts
Session Code 404

Unleash your artistic drive and immerse yourself in the world of full color customization with MakerFlo Crafts' comprehensive course on Sublimation. Explore the knowledge and business of sublimation, encompassing essential tools such as sublimation ovens, presses and state-of-the-art Epson printers. Equipped with these advanced tools and resources, you will unlock the potential to personalize vivid, personalized products that are guaranteed to captivate your customers and expand your product line by personalizing unique products in full color. Acquire comprehensive knowledge of the intricacies surrounding sublimation, enabling you to master this technique swiftly and effortlessly incorporating nto your current operations.
0.25 CEU Technical

Registration fee includes all course materials:
Member - $75
Nonmember - $100

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