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

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#1 Prof. Tremens on 4 years ago

The Dallas Makerspace ([URL="www.dallasmakerspace.org"]www.dallasmakerspace.org[/URL]) 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: [email][email protected][/email]

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