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December 2015
$65

Holiday Jewelry Series- Roller Printing on Metal

December 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Register Now Looking to create hand-made gifts for the Holidays for someone special? Come learn basic jewelry fabrication to create earrings and pendants with roller printed patterns in the second of our Holiday Jewelry Series classes. Class Description: Learn how to use basic jewelry tools, how to work with non-ferrous metals, and how to roller print on metal to create beautiful jewelry. We will roller print designs on a copper sheet to be constructed into beautiful earrings and pendants. You…

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$60

Holiday Jewelry Series- Etching Metal

December 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Register Now Looking to create hand-made gifts for the Holidays for someone special? Come learn basic jewelry fabrication to create earrings and pendants by etching designs into metal in the third of our Holiday Jewelry Series classes. Class Description: Learn how to use basic jewelry tools, how to work with non-ferrous metals, and how to etch on metal to create beautiful jewelry. We will acid etch designs on copper sheet to be constructed into beautiful earrings and pendants. You will…

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$75

Holiday Jewelry Series- Soldering and Stone Setting

December 22, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Register Now Looking to create hand-made gifts for the Holidays for someone special? Come learn basic jewelry fabrication to create a stone pendant in the last of our Holiday Jewelry Series classes. Class Description: Learn how to use basic jewelry tools, how to work with non-ferrous metals, and how to solder on metal to set a stone and create beautiful jewelry. We will construct a pendant with a stone cabochon set in a bezel setting. You will have a completed…

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April 2016

Santa Cruz Mini Maker Faire

April 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Idea Fab Labs will be providing an interactive exhibit at this year's first Santa Cruz Mini Maker Faire, on April 16th 10am-6pm at the Gateway School. Come along and check out our augmented reality Virtual Sandbox project, along with a few other interesting and interactive projects produced right here at our lab. We will have team members at the booth who will be ready to answer any of your questions about our makerspace, and we will also be giving out some…

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$10 - $20

Intro to Arduino: Output

April 17, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

    Register Now This workshop will cover an introduction to Arduino: an open-source micro-controller with the ability to quickly and easily interface with a variety of sensors, electronics, and software making it a staple of physical computing in artistic applications. Class Description: What if you could use computing power to interact with the physical around you? Arduino is a little computer that's made to be hooked up to sensors which feed it physical information, so you can do just…

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May 2016
$15 - $30

IFL Jewelry Series – Intro to Soldering

May 15, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

  Register Now Looking to create hand-made jewelry for yourself or someone special? Come learn to create beautiful jewelry by soldering metal wire together to make rings, earrings, and bracelets of your very own. Class Description: Learn to use basic jewelry tools, how to work with non-ferrous metals, how to solder metal wire together, and how to form and finish your own rings, earrings, and bracelets. You will have at least one completed project, and a tool of your very…

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June 2016
$60

Fusion 360 Basics

June 4, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

  Register Now   Want to experiment with Autodesk Fusion 360? Come learn to render realistic images in Autodesk Fusion 360. At the end of our class you will have designed a lamp using a wide variety of tools within the program. You will then be able to apply these skills to your own designs. Class Description: In this course, you will learn how to navigate, sketch, solid model, sculpt, assemble, and render images in Autodesk Fusion 360 (included in…

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$10

Gallery Soirée — ABRACADABRA — The works of Rosemary Widmann

June 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - June 26, 2016 @ 2:00 am
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

Widely renowned in the northern reaches of California, the Idea Fab Labs Tech-Art Incubator Program seeks to empower artists by granting them access to an arsenal of high-end digital fabrication tools while coaching them through the production of an entire series of technologically inspired art and finally culminating in a celebratory gallery soirée. Join us for the very first Santa Cruz installment!

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July 2016
$10 - $20

Arduino LED Sequencer Workshop

July 31, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

  Register Now   This workshop will cover the basics of programming on the Arduino. In the process, you'll learn how to create dynamic light sequencing effects for your next display or art installation.   Class Description: Have you ever wanted to create your own light display? Or maybe just learn enough code to program a light sequence? This workshop will get you up to speed with programming for the physical world so you can do just that. We'll learn…

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August 2016

First Friday

August 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz, 2879 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

  Come and join us for the next First Friday August 5th to see the final night of our first gallery show at this location, Abracadabra by Rosemary Widmann, and also check out our facility. Come see our new gallery walls, and reorganized space, and tour the tools and equipment as well - open to everyone!

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