2018 Sandcarving Seminars

The IKONICS Imaging educational tradition continues on with The College of Photoresist Sandcarving. These professional level glass etching seminars will educate students in the art and business of creating high profit, etched glass products: awards, corporate gifts, individual gifts, and signage.

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DONE! Sandcarve, Sublimate & Laser Seminar: Atlanta, GA

Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Price: $50 per attendee

February 8, 2018 to February 9, 2018

Hours

February 8, 2018

9am - 5:00pm

February 9, 2018

9am - 5:30pm

Seminar Details

Location: Trotec Regional Service & Support Ctr
3030 Business Park Dr., Suite B
Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: 734-720-9997
Contact Trotec Online
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Hours: Thurs, Feb 8, 2018: 9am – 5:o0pm
Fri, Feb 9, 2018: 9am – 5:30pm

Class Size Limit: 60 people max (20 ppl per class)
Seminar limits 2 attendees per company please

Seminar Details: Join us for a two-day, hands-on technical workshop this February to learn how to use three revenue-generating technologies; lasers, sandblasting and sublimation. Designed for beginners and advanced users, the seminar will be co-hosted by Trotec laser experts, sandblasting experts from IKONICS Imaging , and sublimation experts from JDS Industries , who will provide educational presentations and hands-on training. Special seminar pricing and giveaways will also be available.

Major Takeaways: Attendees will leave with an understanding of the capabilities and opportunities that each technology can provide, and practical knowledge on how to use them. Training will include: basics and best practices, advanced breakout sessions, applications assistance and material testing. Click here to download full agenda.

Networking Dinner: Join us for a complimentary networking dinner at 6:30 pm on Thursday, February 8 at Grace 1720 in the Forum on Peachtree Parkway.

Lodging: A block of rooms are available for attendees at the Hilton Atlanta Northeast for a corporate rate of $179/night. Attendees are responsible for travel arrangements and accommodations.

Seminar Pricing: $50 per attendee. The fee covers seminar training, networking dinner and donation to local Camp Kudzu Children’s Charity.

DONE! Sandcarving Seminar: Brea, California

Location: Brea, California
Price: Free

April 27, 2018 to April 28, 2018

Hours

April 27, 2018

3pm - 6pm

April 28, 2018

9am - 5pm

Seminar Details

Day 1 Location: Brea Community Center
695 E. Madison Way in Brea, CA 92821
Phone: (714)990-7100
Time: 3pm – 6pm
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Day 2 Location: Media Blast & Abrasive, Inc.
591 W. Apollo St., Brea, CA 92821
Toll Free: (800)643-1037
Time: 9am – 5pm
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Hours: Fri, April 27, 2018: 3pm – 6pm
Snacks & refreshments will be provided on Day 1
Sat, April 28, 2018: 9am – 5pm
Lunch will be provided on Day 2

Class Size Limit: 30 people max each day

Seminar Topics: This professional-level, hands-on, sandcarving seminar will educate students in the art and business of creating high-profit, etched products for the following industries; awards & engraving, corporate gifts, promotional items, and more. Sandcarving levels include basic to intermediate – all are welcome! Day One will cover computer and artwork training along with photoresist film mask application. Day Two will be hands-on training at Media Blast & Abrasive, Inc.

  • – Discuss the basics of creating optimum artwork for sandcarving. Learn helpful tips and tricks when creating artwork for halftones, stage-carvings, shading or working on compound curved surfaces.
  • – Produce photoresist films with the world’s only dry-process film, RapidMask, along with other washout films including; R-Series, UltraPeel and more!
  • – Personalize, or etch logos and commemorative wording, on a variety of substrates including: glass, ceramic, stainless steel, rock, etc. You’re welcome to bring your own, unique substrate to personalize.
  • – Experience top-of-the-line equipment in the sandcarving industry. Discuss all equipment utilized in the sandcarving process. Both low-cost equipment and high-production equipment will be available.

Transportation: Media Blast & Abrasive, Inc. is approximately 38.25 miles from the LAX Airport and approximately 20 miles from the John Wayne Airport. Please contact the airport or lodging ahead of time to schedule transportation arrangements.

Lodging: The Embassy Suites Brea is the only full service, all-suite hotel in the city of Brea, CA. The impeccable style and spectacular service will define your Brea, California accommodations experience. For more information, visit the official hotel website!

Also, within minutes, Anaheim provides approximately 20,000 hotel rooms. Make a vacation out if it! For more information, visit online.

Price: Free

DONE! Sandcarving Workshop at Foci MCGA on May 4

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Price: $50/Person

May 4, 2018 to May 4, 2018

Hours

May 4, 2018

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Seminar Details

Location: Foci MCGA
2010 East Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55413
Phone: (612) 759-8476
Contact Foci Online

Hours: Fri, May 4, 2018: 6pm – 9pm

Seminar Topics: Join IKONICS Imaging in Minneapolis, MN for a hands-on, sandcarving seminar with Darin Jones from IKONICS Imaging. Sandcarving levels include basic to intermediate, all are welcome! Discuss the basics of creating optimum artwork for sandcarving. Learn helpful tips and tricks when creating artwork for halftones, stage-carvings, shading or working on compound curved surfaces. Etch logos and commemorative wording, on a variety of substrates including: glass, ceramic, stainless steel, stone, etc. You’re welcome to bring your own, unique substrate to personalize

  • – Discuss the basics of creating optimum artwork for sandcarving. Learn helpful tips and tricks when creating artwork for halftones, stage-carvings, shading or working on compound curved surfaces.
  • – Produce photoresist films with the world’s only dry-process film, RapidMask, along with other washout films including; R-Series, UltraPeel and more!
  • – Personalize, or etch logos and commemorative wording, on a variety of substrates including: glass, ceramic, stainless steel, rock, etc. You’re welcome to bring your own, unique substrate to personalize.

Registration: Class is $50/person, Click Here and scroll down to the appropriate event to register.

 

DONE! Sandcarving Workshop at Foci MCGA on May 5

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Price: $50/Person

May 5, 2018 to May 5, 2018

Hours

May 5, 2018

12:00pm - 3:00pm

Seminar Details

Location: Foci MCGA
2010 East Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55413
Phone: (612) 759-8476
Contact Foci Online

Hours: Sat, May 5, 2018: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Seminar Topics: Join IKONICS Imaging in Minneapolis, MN for a hands-on, sandcarving seminar with Darin Jones from IKONICS Imaging. Sandcarving levels include basic to intermediate, all are welcome! Discuss the basics of creating optimum artwork for sandcarving. Learn helpful tips and tricks when creating artwork for halftones, stage-carvings, shading or working on compound curved surfaces. Etch logos and commemorative wording, on a variety of substrates including: glass, ceramic, stainless steel, stone, etc. You’re welcome to bring your own, unique substrate to personalize.

  • – Discuss the basics of creating optimum artwork for sandcarving. Learn helpful tips and tricks when creating artwork for halftones, stage-carvings, shading or working on compound curved surfaces.
  • – Produce photoresist films with the world’s only dry-process film, RapidMask, along with other washout films including; R-Series, UltraPeel and more!
  • – Personalize, or etch logos and commemorative wording, on a variety of substrates including: glass, ceramic, stainless steel, rock, etc. You’re welcome to bring your own, unique substrate to personalize.

Registration: Class is $50/person, Click Here and scroll down to the appropriate event to register.

 

DONE! Sandcarve, Sublimate & Laser Seminar: Detroit, MI

Location: Detroit, Michigan
Price: $50 per attendee

July 12, 2018 to July 13, 2018

Hours

July 12, 2018

9am - 5:00pm

July 13, 2018

9am - 5:30pm

Seminar Details

Location: Trotec  Laser Inc. Headquarters
44747 Helm Ct.
Plymouth, MI 4817 USA
Phone: 734-720-9997
Contact Trotec Online
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Hours: Thurs, July 12, 2018: 9am – 5:00pm
Fri, July 13, 2018: 9am – 5:30pm

Class Size Limit: 60 people max (20 ppl per class)
Seminar limits 2 attendees per company please

Seminar Topics: Attendees will leave with an understanding of the capabilities and opportunities that each technology can provide, and practical knowledge on how to use them. Training will include:
Basics and best practices Advanced breakout sessions Applications assistance and material testing in sandcarving, sublimation and laser engraving.

Networking Dinner: Join us for a networking dinner at 6:30 p.m. on July 12 at Tirami Su in downtown Northville, Michigan. We would love to see you there!

Accommodations: Attendees are responsible for travel arrangements and accommodations. Area hotels include: Detroit Marriott on Laurel Park Dr., Fairfield Inn & Suites on Fox Dr. or Comfort Suites, Ann Arbor Rd.

Cost: $50 per attendee, which covers training, a networking dinner, and a $25 donation to Therapeutic Riding, Inc. (Our last event in Atlanta raised more than $1,000 for local charity, Camp Kudzu.)

DONE! Sandcarving Seminar: Duluth, MN

Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Price: 1st Person Free ($250/person thereafter)

July 20, 2018 to July 21, 2018

Hours

July 20, 2018

9am - 5pm

July 21, 2018

9am - 5pm

Seminar Details

Location: IKONICS Corporation
4832 Grand Ave, Duluth, MN 55807
Toll Free: (800)643-1037
Email: info@ikonicsimaging.com
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Hours: Fri, July 20, 2018: 9am – 5pm
Sat, July 21, 2018: 9am – 5pm
Lunch will be provided both days!

Class Size Limit: 20 people max

Seminar Topics: This professional-level, hands-on, sandcarving seminar will educate students in the art and business of creating high-profit, etched products for the following industries; awards & engraving, corporate gifts, promotional items, and more. Sandcarving levels include basic to intermediate.

  • – Learn how to create optimum artwork for sandcarving. Weather you’re working on halftones, stage-carvings, shading or compound curved surfaces, receive expert advice and hands-on, technical training.
  • – Produce photoresist films with the world’s only dry-process film, RapidMask, along with other washout films including; R-Series, UltraPeel and more!
  • – Personalize, or etch logos and commemorative wording, on a variety of substrates including: glass, ceramic, stainless steel, rock, etc. You’re welcome to bring your own, unique substrate to personalize.
  • – Experience top-of-the-line equipment in the sandcarving industry; from the CrystalBlast Summit to the CrystalBlast Pioneer, even the AquaBlast Elite will be running. Discuss all the equipment utilized in the full sandcarving process. Both low-cost equipment and high-production equipment will be available.

Transportation: Delta Airlines is a major airline servicing the Duluth International Airport with connections through Minneapolis/St. Paul. Duluth is approximately 150 miles northeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Call your travel agent or Delta Airlines for further information and reservations. Ground transportation from the Duluth International Airport to the hotel is available through local cab and limo services. Skyline Shuttle provides affordable and convenient daily shuttle service between Duluth and the Minneapolis Airport. Detailed information is available online with Skyline.

Lodging: Duluth is what you make it—everything you want, and exactly what you need. Restful. Rejuvenating. Dynamic. Exhilarating. And no matter what you’re looking for in your getaway, you’ll find the perfect lodging for your stay. Whether it’s a romantic bed and breakfast, a lakeside—or trailside—Jacuzzi suite, or a family-friendly, budget-friendly hotel, it’s all right here. Canal Park is home to some of the city’s newest hotels, from simple family rooms to elaborate Jacuzzi suites. Find lodging information online now! Narrow results by selecting ‘Canal Park + Park Point’ popular tourist destination, or select ‘West Duluth’ – closer to IKONICS.

 

DONE! Sandcarving Seminar: Brea, CA

Location: Brea, California
Price: $50/Person

October 5, 2018 to October 6, 2018

Hours

October 5, 2018

3pm - 6pm

October 6, 2018

9am - 5pm

Seminar Details - CLASS FULL

Day 1 Location: Brea Community Center
695 E. Madison Way in Brea, CA 92821
Phone: (714) 990-7100
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Day 2 Location: Media Blast & Abrasive, Inc.
591 W. Apollo St., Brea, CA 92821
Toll Free: (800) 643-1037
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Hours: Fri, Oct 5, 2018: 3pm – 6pm
Snacks & refreshments will be provided on Day 1
Sat, Oct 6, 2018: 9am – 5pm
Lunch will be provided on Day 2

Class Size Limit: 30 people max

Seminar Topics: This professional-level, hands-on, sandcarving seminar will educate students in the art and business of creating high-profit, etched products for the following industries; awards & engraving, corporate gifts, promotional items, and more. Sandcarving levels include basic to intermediate – all are welcome! Day One will cover computer and artwork training along with photoresist film mask application. Day Two will be hands-on training at Media Blast & Abrasive, Inc.

  • – Discuss the basics of creating optimum artwork for sandcarving. Learn helpful tips and tricks when creating artwork for halftones, stage-carvings, shading or working on compound curved surfaces.
  • – Produce photoresist films with the world’s only dry-process film, RapidMask, along with other washout films including; R-Series, UltraPeel and more!
  • – Personalize, or etch logos and commemorative wording, on a variety of substrates including: glass, ceramic, stainless steel, rock, etc. You’re welcome to bring your own, unique substrate to personalize.
  • – Experience top-of-the-line equipment in the sandcarving industry. Discuss all equipment utilized in the sandcarving process. Both low-cost equipment and high-production equipment will be available.

Transportation: Media Blast & Abrasive, Inc. is approximately 38.25 miles from the LAX Airport and approximately 20 miles from the John Wayne Airport. Please contact the airport or lodging ahead of time to schedule transportation arrangements.

Lodging: The Embassy Suites Brea is the only full service, all-suite hotel in the city of Brea, CA. The impeccable style and spectacular service will define your Brea, California accommodations experience. For more information, visit the official hotel website!

Also, within minutes, Anaheim provides approximately 20,000 hotel rooms. Make a vacation out if it! For more information, visit online.

Networking Dinner: Join the IKONICS Imaging staff Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Yard House. Dinner entree on IKONICS! We hope you join us.

Cost & Refunds: $50/person. Cost covers dinner and networking on Friday evening, Oct 5th, along with lunch on Saturday, Oct 6th. Please order your ticket online. If you need to cancel for any reason, please do-so by Friday, September 7, 2018.  Receive a full refund through Friday, September 7, 2018. Cancellations after Friday, September 7, 2018 will not be refunded. Upon completing your online order, you’ll be receiving a separate registration confirmation email within 24 hours.

DONE! Bogi’s Sandcarving Workshop

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Price: $60/day

October 13, 2018 to October 14, 2018

Hours

October 13, 2018

9am - 4pm

October 14, 2018

9am - 4pm

Seminar Details

Location: Bogi’s Garage
2304 E. Polk Street
Phoenix, AZ  85006
Phone: (218)628-2002
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Dates & Hours: Sat, Oct 13: 9am – 4pm
Sun, Oct 14, 2018: 9am – 4pm
Please bring lunch and snacks each day

Class Size: 8 people max, 3 minimum

You’re Invited! Watch Bogi’s video about sandcarving & upcoming workshop.

Seminar Info: Back by popular demand, join Bogi’s Garage and Darin Jones with IKONICS Imaging for TWO different, hands-on courses teaching sandcarving. These workshops are designed to coach you in basic to advanced sandcarving techniques.

The Intro class will teach the full end to end process; starting with artwork, then film and processing, next is application and technique, then finishing with the final sandcarved product. The advanced class will help student refine their skills, learn different popular techniques and learn how to etch a large variety of substrates. Lots of hands-on experience on both workshops and plenty of fun items will be on hand for student’s to etch and take home.

Day One, Intro to Sandcarving:

  • – Discuss the basics of creating optimum artwork for sandcarving. Learn helpful tips and tricks when creating artwork for halftones.
  • – Produce photoresist films with the world’s only dry-process film, RapidMask, along with other washout films including; R-Series, UltraPeel and more!
  • – Hands-On etching practice and instruction. Practice what you’ve learned!

Day Two, Advanced Techniques:

  • – Learn advanced techniques on how to sandcarve a wide variety of substrates. Take a deeper dive into popular sandcarving techniques including; stage carving, halftones, color-filling techniques and much more.
  • – Personalize or etch logos and expressions or images on a variety of substrates including: glass, ceramic, stainless steel, rock, etc. You’re welcome to bring your own, unique substrate to personalize.

Registration Info: these 2 one-day classes are $60/day. When buying tickets online, make sure you pay attention to which date your paying for. Select the date, then click on the green ‘tickets’ button to proceed.  Also note, there is an additional $5.39 processing fee.

DONE! Sandcarve, Sublimate & Laser Seminar: San Antonio, TX

Two-Day Seminar
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Price: $50 per attendee

November 15, 2018 to November 16, 2018

Hours

November 15, 2018

9am - 5pm

November 16, 2018

9am - 5pm

Seminar Details

Seminar Location: Courtyard by Marriott
San Antonio SeaWorld/Westover Hills
11605 State Hwy 151
San Antonio, TX
Phone: (210)509-3700
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Dates & Hours:
Day 1: Thurs, Nov 15, 2018: 9am – 5pm
Networking Dinner: Thurs, Nov 15: 6pm
Day 2: Fri, Nov 16, 2018: 9am – 5pm

Class Size: Space is limited to 75 people (each day)

Seminar Info: Join us in San Antonio, TX for a comprehensive 2-day technical workshop on three revenue-generating business technologies — lasers, sandblasting and sublimation. Designed for beginners and advanced users, the seminar will be co-hosted by Trotec laser experts, sandblasting experts from IKONICS Imaging , and sublimation experts from JDS Industries, who will provide educational presentations and hands-on training. Special seminar pricing and giveaways will also be available.

Attendees will leave with an understanding of the capabilities and opportunities that each technology can provide, and practical knowledge on how to use them. Training will include: Basics and best practices Advanced breakout sessions Applications assistance and material testing.

CLICK HERE to view the seminar agenda!

Accommodations: attendees are responsible for travel arrangements and accommodations. Contact the Courtyard by Marriott San Anotonio SeaWorld/Westover Hills to reserve your room at our group rate price. Mention the name JDS or Trotec Seminar on Nov 15-16, 2018.

Registration Info: the 2-day seminar is $50/per attendee. The cost covers each day of the event, the networking dinner on Friday, November 16 at 6pm at the Courtyard hotel, in addition, half of your registration fee ($25) will be donated to the San Antonio Food Bank.