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For class dates, times, and to sign-up: 951-275-5350

  • Prefer to email? Please contact us at: info@Vocademy.com and we will respond ASAP.
  • Some classes are mandatory and must be taken in order. Take as many as you like.
  • Our classes are open to everyone 14 years and up. Beginners are absolutely welcome.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes. Some classes have additional clothing requirements.
  • CLICK ON THE CLASS NAMES FOR MORE DETAILED CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

 

$20 (+ tax) materials fee. This class will cover the basics of creating chainmail (chain maille) and scale mail (scale maille) armor for costuming, decoration and jewelry making. Students will be shown a variety of possible patterns and then learn a basic weaving pattern to make a key chain and bracelet. The skills learned can be used to create larger, more intricate pieces. A Make & Take class.

$40 (+ tax) materials fee. Life casting is the best way to make a duplicate of your body part(s). Working with professional materials, you will learn how to properly mix and apply Alginate to create a perfect mold of your own hand or fist. Then you will learn to safely mix plaster and create a copy from your mold. This is the first step to creating more complex life casts. A Make & Take class.

$20 (+ tax) materials fee. EVA foam is one of the most versatile and low cost cosplay materials. This class will teach you about the different types of available foams, available thicknesses, proper adhesives, shaping tools, tricks, and professional techniques. The class takes you through duplicating a pattern, cutting, shaping, and gluing. You will create your own basic Thor style headpiece or science fiction gun. A Make & Take class.

$20 (+ tax) materials fee. In this class we will teach the student how to finish EVA foam to look like any other material. Students will learn basic techniques like: priming, sanding, sealing, and painting your EVA prop to look like a real item made from real materials. With these skills, EVA foam can be made to look like rubber, glossy painted metal, high tech composite, or old, battle damaged and much more. Class 03-505 Pre-Req. A Make & Take Class.

 

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