Studio Coordinator, Digital Fabrication
Emil Gorman is the Studio Coordinator for Digital Fabrication. He is an artist and designer with a passion for furniture and the implementation of sustainable materials. He received a BFA with a concentration in Human-Centered Design at Northern Michigan University.
Preferred Pronouns: He/Him
Emil's Upcoming Workshops
Ages 12 - 15
Jul 8 - 12, 2024
9AM - 3PM
Skateboard Construction and Design
Emil Gorman, William Lanzillo
This hands-on workshop for teens explores state-of-the-art techniques in skateboard design and construction, giving participants the opportunity to create their own unique, functional skateboard. We begin with modeling finger boards and miniature skatepark features using 3D software and 3D printers. For the final project, students learn essential techniques in mold making, vacuum press bent lamination, laser cutting, and stencil work. Students walk away from the workshop with an introduction to general tools, equipment, and software—and with a fully completed skateboard, ready for shredding at the local park.