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MAKER MAKER: Magic Shrink Plastic with Rachel Thornton

January 18, 2017

Join us as we kick off our winter series of MAKER MAKER workshops with the magic of shrink plastic aka “Shrinky Dinks” with Sackville artist, Rachel Thornton. Rachel works in drawing, printmaking and textiles maintaining an eclectic practice that includes zines, installations and participatory projects. Rachel is a recent Mount Allison Fine Arts graduate and is also one third of the art collective, The Society of Anonymous Drawers.

At this workshop, participants will learn tips and tricks for working with shrink plastic. Draw and cut out your designs and watch in amazement as your creations shrink to half their original size in our portable toaster oven. Turn your tiny plastic creations into charms, pendants, pins or even miniature sculptures.

MAKER MAKER is a monthly program of seriously small after-hours art workshops. Led by diverse Maker Mentors, each workshop introduces a pocket-sized art project that can be made in two hours or less. Designed for accomplished and aspiring makers alike, MAKER MAKER is for anyone interested in making small things by hand with friends and fellow makers. This informal workshop series explores how working small can be practical, portable and playful, economical, sharable and even wearable.

MAKER MAKER is free and all materials are provided, no registration required.


January 18, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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