2019 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.

(Sorted by date of Seminar)

DONE! Sandcarve, Sublimate & Laser Seminar: Jacksonville, FL

Location: Jacksonville, FL
Price: $100/person

March 7, 2019 to March 8, 2019

Hours

March 7, 2019

9:00am - 5:00pm

March 8, 2019

9:00am - 5:00pm

Seminar Details

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Jacksonville Riverfront
1201 Riverplace Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone (904)398-8800

Seminar Hours: Thursday, March 7, 2019: 9am – 5pm
Friday, March 8, 2019: 9am – 5pm
Lunch provided both days of the seminar

Class Size Limit: 75 maximum (25 students per class)
Please note that enrollment is limited to two individuals per company.

Seminar Details: Join us for a two-day, hands-on technical workshop this March 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 see full agenda!

Networking Dinner: Join us for a complimentary networking dinner on Thursday, March 7 at 6:00pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel for social hour followed by dinner!

Lodging: Attendees are responsible for travel arrangements and accommodations. To book a room at the DoubleTree, call them directly at (800) 222-8733. The “Trotec Laser” room block is unfortunately full.

Pricing & Registration: $100/person, register now! Please limit to two individuals per company. Cost covers both days of the seminar, lunch on each day, networking dinner along with 50% of your registration fee donating to a local charity. If you wish to cancel your registration, please contact Trotec in advance for reimbursement. We will offer 50% reimbursement for cancellations up to a week prior to the event.

DONE! 2019 Professional Mask Blast Seminar

Location: Kennedale, TX
SAVE THE DATE!

April 12, 2019 to April 14, 2019

Hours

April 12, 2019

9:00am - 5:00pm

April 13, 2019

9:00am - 5:00pm

April 14, 2019

9:00am - 2:00pm

Seminar Details

Location: Professional Mask Shop
6890 Hudson Village Creek Rd
Building S
Kennedale, TX 76060
Phone: (817) 405-0182

It’s that time again! Professional Mask is hosting a three day Beginners Blast Course!

Day One: The first day covers basic artwork, surface preparation, machine maintenance & troubleshooting, film exposure, surface etching, light MD carving and adding single color. There will be three instructors and class will be broken up to ensure one-on-one attention.

Days Two & Three: The second day will cover more advanced techniques and skill sets including advanced artwork, multi-stage carving, different grits for different effects, halftone sandcarving and an ‘open shop’ day to revisit anything learned from day one. There will be three instructors again, and class will be broken up to ensure one-on-one attention.

Price: $750 for all three days; $600 for two days; $500 for one day.

SPECIAL OFFER! First Day of the seminar will be FREE with the purchase of any IKONICS Imaging sandcarving machine at the NBM Irving show.

More Information: If interested please email darin@professionalmask.com, oscar@professionalmask.com or call (817) 405-0182.

Lodging: Attendees are responsible for travel arrangements and accommodations.

DONE! Sandcarving Seminar: Brea, CA

Location: Brea, California
Price: $100/person

April 12, 2019 to April 13, 2019

Hours

April 12, 2019

1pm - 5pm

April 13, 2019

9am - 5pm

Seminar Details

SOLD OUT!!

Day 1 Location: Embassy Suites Brea
Birch Room
900 East Birch Street
Brea, CA 92821
Phone (714)990-6000
Google Maps

Day 2 Location: Media Blast & Abrasive, Inc.
591 W. Apollo St., Brea, CA 92821
Toll Free: (800)643-1037
Google Maps

Hours: Fri, April 12, 2019: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Sat, April 13, 2019: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Lunch will be provided on Day 2

Class Size Limit: 20 people maximum

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 us for a complimentary networking dinner at the Embassy Suites Brea on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 6:00pm. Your dinner entree is on IKONICS – we hope to see you there!

Pricing & Registration: Our two-day seminar is $100/person and covers both days. Upon completing your online order, you’ll be receiving a separate registration confirmation email. Receive a full refund through Friday, March 15, 2019, thereafter, there will be no refunds on cancellations after 3/15/19.

Sandcarve, Sublimate & Laser Seminar: Minneapolis, MN

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Price: $100/person

July 11, 2019 to July 12, 2019

Hours

July 11, 2019

8:30am - 5:30pm

July 12, 2019

8:30am - 5:30pm

Seminar Details

Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Minneapolis Airport
7901 34th Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55425
Phone (952) 854-1000

Seminar Hours: Thursday, July 11, 2019: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Friday, July 12, 2019: 8:30am – 5:30pm
Lunch provided both days of the seminar

Class Size Limit: 75 maximum (25 students per class)
Please note that enrollment is limited to two individuals per company.

Seminar Details: Join us for a two-day, hands-on technical workshop this July 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. Agenda coming soon!

Networking Dinner: Join us for a complimentary networking dinner on Thursday, July 11 at 6:00pm at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Minneapolis Airport Hotel for social hour followed by dinner!

Lodging: Attendees are responsible for travel arrangements and accommodations. To book a room at the Embassy Suites, call them directly at (952) 854-1000. Book using “IKONICS Corporation” for a special rate. Special rate is available through June 20th or until the room block is sold out.

Pricing & Registration: $100/person, register now! Please limit to two individuals per company. Cost covers both days of the seminar, lunch on each day, networking dinner along with 50% of proceeds donated to a local charity. If you wish to cancel your registration, please contact IKONICS Imaging in advance for reimbursement. We will offer 50% reimbursement for cancellations up to a week prior to the event.

Sandcarving Seminar: Brea, CA

Location: Brea, California
Price: $100/person

August 23, 2019 to August 24, 2019

Hours

August 23, 2019

TBD

August 24, 2019

TBD

Seminar Details

Day 1 Location: information coming soon!

Day 2 Location: Media Blast & Abrasive, Inc.
591 W. Apollo St., Brea, CA 92821
Toll Free: (800) 643-1037
Google Maps

Hours: Fri, Aug 23, 2019: TBD
Sat, Aug 24, 2019: TBD
Lunch will be provided on Day 2

Class Size Limit: 20 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.

Networking Dinner: Join us for a complimentary networking dinner. Info coming soon!

Pricing & Registration: TBD – more info coming soon!

Sandcarve, Sublimate & Laser Seminar: Seattle, WA

Location: Seattle, WA
SAVE THE DATE

November 14, 2019 to November 15, 2019

Hours

November 14, 2019

TBD

November 15, 2019

TBD

Seminar Details

Location: Seattle, WA.

Hours: Information coming soon.

Class Size Limit: Information coming soon.

Seminar Details: Join us for a two-day, hands-on technical workshop this March 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. Agenda coming soon!

Networking Dinner: Join us for a complimentary networking dinner. Info coming soon!

Lodging: Information coming soon!

Seminar Pricing & Registraion: TBD – seminar pricing coming soon. Cost covers lunches, networking dinner along with a portion donating to a local charity. Registration coming soon, save the date!