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WORKSHOPS 2018


TECHNOLOGY/CRAFT

The Model Maker as Designer and Engineer - Delve into the art/design and theory of model making. 

Photography: Documenting Models - Improve the quality of photos of your next project. 

From Home Brew to Dream Project: Whirlpool’s Vessi - Follow a dream project to make the home brewing process more streamlined.

Metals in Models - Overview of a broad range of metal component manufacturing techniques, material selection criteria and finishing techniques. 

Interdisciplinary Thinking - How education and the design/planning world elevate each other.

The Future of 3D Printing - Plotting the direction of 3D technology through project studies.

Arduino and Electronics in Models - Hands-on guidance with incorporating electronics.

From Patternmaking to Powerful Tools - Explore the history of patternmaking and how to leverage the latest technology.

3D Design for Molding and Casting - Ensure your design stays true throughout the manufacturing process.

ABCs of Casting and Rotational Molding - From basics to tried-and-true techniques.

Painting and Finishes - Apply knockout finishes to your well-crafted model.



BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Managing Personnel and Projects - Techniques and solutions for management from a 20+year veteran.

Crowdfunding Your Project - Finance your project by harnessing the funding power of a group.

Overview of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College's Model Making Program - Learn how NWTC graduates are employment-ready.



CAREER

Mindfulness at the Bench - Learn how yoga can assist a model maker to navigate daily stressors, remain limber and relaxed, and remain pain-free from the start of a project until the end. 

Generation: Maker - Explore generational differences and the set of skills and talents all makers share. 

Your Portfolio: First Impressions Last - A great portfolio is your ticket to success. It backs up your reputation, records your progress and tells your stories. 



VENDOR DEMONSTRATIONS

Dry Transfer Graphics and Special Applications

Buying and Selling Equipment




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