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Digital Fabrication for the Art Department

Directors Guild of Canada - Ontario

Saturday, 25 November 2017 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)

Digital Fabrication for the Art Department

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DGC/GAP Members Only 24 Nov 2017 $30.00 $0.00

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Instructor: Karl Crosby

This course is intended for all levels of experience and will cover four different digital fabrication categories, including:

3d printing- how to prep a watertight mesh and export an STL and fundamentals of multibody printing

Metal Subcontracting- We will cover- metal gauge, K factor used to derive flat patterns for metal forming, hardware callouts for common connectors, I beam and C channel callouts, metal brushing, polishing, plating and powdercoating, general do’s and don’ts of metal subcontracting, pipe vs tube nomenclature, dxf, dwg, and other file formats, what is P&O, hot rolled and cold rolled steel sheet

CNC panel prep- how a CNC router “thinks” and performs it’s task, common do’s and don’ts of file prep and communication; how laser cutting, water cutting, plasma cutting work, sheet goods other than plywood and mdf to consider

Sculptural CNC foam- nurbs vs mesh; programs for sculptural detailing; iges exports, different kinds of cnc foam work (wire cutting, rolling gantry, 4 axis and 5 axis cutting)

All of these will examine what has now become possible with set design and fabrication that a decade ago might only have been in reach of big budget features.


Do I need to register?

Yes, registration is required for this event.

Is this event open to everyone?

No, this event is only open to DGC Members currently in Good Standing and participants in the Guild Apprentice Program, who have pre-paid and registered for this event through this page. There will be no payments taken at the door.

Where can I contact the organizer with questions?

You can contact Cristy Becker at

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please bring your ticket as confirmation of your registration.

What is the refund policy?

If you notify Cristy Becker within 1 business day of the event that you can no longer attend, you may request a refund for the course. Once a course has taken place, you are not able to receive a refund. 

Have questions about Digital Fabrication for the Art Department? Contact Directors Guild of Canada - Ontario

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111 Peter St
Suite 620
Toronto, ON M5V

Saturday, 25 November 2017 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)

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