Laser-cut lampshades workshop: laser cutter and Adobe Illustrator inductions

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$85 - $100

Learn how to create your own unique objects and designs, using Adobe Illustrator and the laser cutter at The Edge. In this workshop, we'll guide you through designing a lamp, and then teach you to use a laser cutter.

Once you have these skills you can adapt your ability for various projects, such as designing jewellery, badges and signage for laser cutting and more!



  • Participants must be over 16 years of age
  • Enclosed, flat footwear must be worn at all times
  • Please become a State Library member before registering for a State Library, Edge account before you arrive. You will need an account to borrow from State Library, as well as complete the induction, assessment and make bookings for the equipment

Concession prices are for holders of: Student Card, Pension Card, Health Care Card. Please be aware that you will have to show your card when you turn up for the session, if card can not be produced you will have to pay the extra amount of the general admission costs.

Before you book, please read our FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more. For more detailed information, please refer to our Booking Terms and Conditions.

To find out more about what’s on offer at The Edge, read up on our Fabrication Lab and community makerspace.

Please be advised that your financial institution may incur an additional processing fee. Cancellations will be accepted up to 7 days prior to event commencement. State Library films, records and photographs events for use in marketing and communications. If you do not wish to be filmed, recorded or photographed please advise our staff upon your arrival.



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