The Galway County and City Enterprise Board will host a ‘Craft, Design and New Technologies’ workshop as part of a series of workshops for the craft and design sector on Tuesday, 6 August.
The workshops have been designed specifically to fill a gap in training for craft and design makers in Galway and have been developed in partnership with the Crafts Council of Ireland
The workshop will provide an overview of 3D printing, history and development and cover elements such as 3D print process from inception to completion, material finishes that can be achieved with 3D Printing, accessible software solutions for 3D printing, utilising 3D print bureaus, cost implications with 3D printing, recommended models and threats and opportunities for the craft maker sector in Ireland.
The workshop will be facilitated by Paul Harrison, founder of multi-disciplined model making studio www.citymodels.ie.
The rationale behind the strategic partnership between the Galway County and City Enterprise Board and the Crafts Council of Ireland is to further support the growth and development of the crafts sector and contribute to job creation, infrastructure provision, economic growth and entrepreneurship in Galway and surrounding areas.
“The partnership provides a mechanism to share resources, information and to extend the reach of the Crafts Council of Ireland to the West of Ireland, of targeted national delivery of training programmes,” commented Breda Fox, CEO of the Galway County and City Enterprise Board.
The workshop costs €40 and will run from 10am to 4.30pm in the Galway County and City Enterprise Board, Woodquay, Galway.
Places will be allocated on a first come basis and early booking is advised. Priority will be given to candidates from Galway County and City Enterprise board catchment area.
For more information or to book a place, visit www.galwayenterprise.ie or call 091-565269.