Beginners Weekend Courses

Laser Cutting Summer School

Full Price: £180/ £145 concession

In the Laser cutting Summer School, you will be introduced to the use of a laser cutter. We will cover how to prepare vector files from your drawing or photograph, and how to cut or engrave a variety of materials such as paper, plywood and acrylic. You can start from original drawings or sketches, or bring digital files on a USB stick. This course is suitable for anyone interested in the use of a laser-cutter, as well as experienced printmakers interested in combining laser-cutting with traditional printmaking methods.

This course is suitable for those who have no experience of laser cutting, though experience with digital imaging is recommended.

Select a date:

  • 20 & 21 July 2020

Time: 10.15am -5.30pm

Class size: 6 People

Materials: Included

Tutor: Martha Ellis

Course Level: Introduction

To book a place on one of our courses, payment must be made in full. We recommend booking online to guarantee a place.

If you have an enquiry please email your enquiry here please phone 0131 557 2479 to pay by card or in person at Edinburgh Printmakers, Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6pm.

More about the course

Booking Terms and Conditions

We run all our courses with small course numbers to ensure maximum hands-on activity.

Please read our course booking terms and conditions on cancellation etc before booking.

Topics covered

Topics covered:

File preparation for laser cutting 

Using Lasercut software - determine the depth of cut or engrave

Safe set up and use of the laser cutter

Which materials are possible to cut