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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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
Google Maps

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.

Sandcarving Seminar: Brea, CA

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
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 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.

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
Google Maps

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

Save the Date! More details to come.

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
Google Maps

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. Detailed lodging information is available online! Narrow results by selecting ‘Canal Park + Park Point’ popular tourist destination, or select ‘West Duluth’ – closer to IKONICS.

Sandcarving Seminar: Brea, CA

Location: Brea, California
Price: Free

October 5, 2018 to October 6, 2018

Hours

October 5, 2018

3pm - 6pm

October 6, 2018

9am - 5pm

Seminar Details

Day 1 Location: Brea Community Center
695 E. Madison Way in Brea, CA 92821
Phone: 714-990-7100
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, Oct 5, 2017: 3pm – 6pm
Snacks & refreshments will be provided on Day 1
Sat, Oct 6, 2017: 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.

Sandcarve, Sublimate & Laser Seminar: Austin, TX

Location: Austin, Texas
Price: $50 per attendee

November 15, 2018 to November 16, 2018

Hours

November 15, 2018

Time TBD

November 16, 2018

Time TBD

Seminar Details

Save the Date! More details to come.