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  The British Channel Seen from the Dorsetshire Cliffs (detail) 1871

Laser Cutting

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FACILITY CONTACT: Sarah Barnes / Jesse Heckstall-Smith
E-MAIL ADDRESS: Jesse.Heckstall-Smith@uwe.ac.uk
TELEPHONE: +44 (0)117 3285864

Sarah’s role is to provide training, consultation and a bureau service in laser cutting. The bureau specialises in working closely with a wide range of companies and creative practitioners to meet their specific design and cutting requirements. The bureau is open two days a week, primarily on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Sarah completed her M.A. in Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking at the University of the West of England in June 2012. She has 6 years of Laser Cutting experience, with an extensive knowledge of materials appropriate to laser cutting including wood, plastics, papers and textiles. Sarah is also skilled in relevant processes such as print and pattern design, which are often used in combination with the technology.



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