Learn how to use a laser cutter to paint anything you want with the stencil technique! From street art projects to customized t-shirts and much more, laser cut stencils offer beautiful and complex designs with little effort. After an overview of art projects that use stencils and laser cutting as their primary technique, participants will learn how to transform a picture into a stencil, and how to prepare that file for the laser cutter. Participants will learn how to laser cut their images and use the stencil to experiment with painting techniques.

Price: $65 [$50 + $15 materials fee]

Vanessa Rosa is a Brazilian visual artist and art historian. Her work combines public art, community engagement, technological experiments, and historical research- usually through painting. Currently, she is researching algorithmic images and traditional ornamentations from Portuguese, Islamic and West African cultural groups. She has exhibited internationally.