Making LAIKA Puppets: From Fabrication To Film

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Join LAIKA's Georgina Hayns (Creative Supervisor, Puppet Fab) and Deborah Cook (Costume Designer) as they discuss the process of making a puppet, from initial sketch to final execution. Georgina and Deb will discuss the complex details -- as well as the interdepartmental collaboration -- involved with making puppets for LAIKA's Oscar-nominated animated feature films.







Makeably

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Makeably is a place where new things get made and where every product is customizable and remixable by you (home decor, cool gadgets, toys, art, and more). We bring together users and makers in an environment that encourages individuality and creativity. Stop by and say hello to our team, check out some of the coolest creations our users and makers have made, and celebrate the maker in everyone!



Garrett Wade

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Our Mission Since 1975 - The Garrett Wade philosophy is simple: to find and bring you unique tools and other hands-on products of exceptional quality and solid value, in terms of design, materials, and workmanship-in short: tools that will improve your work, enrich your life and, hopefully, make your heart beat just a little bit faster.
Everything we sell is backed by our 90-Day Money Back Guarantee.




Video Game Plushies: How-To Generate Sewing Patterns from 3D Models

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Want to make plushies of certain video game characters?nHave no pattern drafting experience?nnFear not!
Using a series of tools and scripts, it is possible to algorithmically generate the sewing patterns for your plushie. Starting with a in-game 3D model of the character, there are a variety of industry tools that can be manipulated to flatten the model, into a series of 2D shells. Using a bit code, those 2D shells can be transformed into viable sewing patterns
Come learn how!



Chameleon Bag

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The Chameleon Bag combines an RFID sensor and 49 RGB LEDs to create an interactive messenger bag with a reactive front panel. As a user places RFID tagged items into the bag, the front panel animates and changes color.