A one day Costume and Prop con in Dallas - October 3, 2015

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Hardsuit

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The Dallas Makerspace (www.dallasmakerspace.org) will be hosting a one day
convention on October 3rd from 10am to 8pm. Brushes, Bobbins and Bolts:
A Costuming and Propmaking Convention
will be a free event for anyone to
attend.

The programming schedule is being assembled right now, and we are looking for
more panelists! If you have an idea please contact us. Some of the currently
proposed panels and live demos under consideration include:

Creating sand casting molds and pouring aluminum
Preparing Pepakura files for output to a laser cutter in Inkscape
Prop Photography
Costume Photography
Introduction to 3d Printing software
Mold making
Resin Casting
Vacuum Forming

Tours of the Dallas Makerspace will be taking place every hour on the hour
throughout the day, and many of the panels will be making use of DMS
equipment and tools like the laser cutter, foundry, 3d printers, vacuum former, and
CNC router.

The DMS facilities in use for the convention include three panel rooms. 1) 50 seat
lecture hall/theater (A/V - Epson HD projector, 120" screen, surround sound,
Chromecast). 2) 50 seat hands-on classroom with tables (A/V - two wall mounted
60" HD flat panel TVs, Chromecast). 3) 25 seat classroom (A/V - one 60" HD flat
panel TV on mobile stand, Chromecast). 4) A large display area for attendee's props.

For more information, to apply for a panel, or to request space for a prop display,
please contact me at: thetinkerstoolbox@yahoo.com


Paul Wilson
 
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Hardsuit

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Due to lack of interest, the Brushes, Bobbins and Bolts: A Costuming and Propmaking Convention mini con will not be happening.
 

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