NEXT NEON WORKSHOP
Sept. 24, 2013 from 6-9 pm
THE MAGIC OF NEON!
Learn to create your own neon sculpture or neon sign in only 8 weeks in this step-by-step, hands-on, results-oriented workshop taught by leading artist/ designer and founding director of the Museum of Neon Art Lili Lakich in her 5,000 sq. ft. studio in the Artist District of downtown Los Angeles.
Discover how the first neon sign revolutionized advertising in 1910 and developed throughout the 20th century. See the range of work of artists who began using neon in the 1960s.
Learn how to translate your ideas into a neon design.
Create over 250 colors with light using the noble gases—neon, argon, helium, krypton and xenon—
in clear or colored glass with phosphors.
Make full-size tube patterns using special symbols to communicate your designs to a glassbender.
Fabricate the structure and install hardware, neon tubes, transformers, and animators using the latest in neon technologies.
Choose the right transformer from the wide array of available products.
Learn the safe and correct methods of high voltage and primary wiring of neon tubes.
Examine how good design and safety complement each other at every stage of construction.
Invite your family and friends to a party and exhibition of finished neon projects after the final class session.
Tuesday evenings from 6 – 9 pm
Course Fee: $375. (not including materials, material costs average $75-$200) $100 deposit to reserve a place in class limited to 10 students.
No prior experience required. Gift certificates available.
Call the studio for more info or to reserve your place.
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