The focus of class today will be exploring “medium-pressure/low volume” pneumatic systems. We will focus on heat sealing plastic forms and using air pressure systems to create form and animation. This will be useful for your sixth assignment.


Laser cutting access! Make sure you are acquiring access, as it will be very helpful for your projects.

Clean up our project space! It is getting messy in there! To make it the best possible working conditions – we need to do some clean-up and be attentive to putting materials and our projects away.


  • Hello!
  • Viewings
  • Demo: using the pneumatic system
  • Demo: heat-sealing
  • In-class activity: creating a companion
  • Share discoveries and results
  • Clean-up