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Friday, September 26
 

14:00

Beyond Who Scarves and Jayne Hats
Because you can TOO make a Klingon outfit out of yarn! Discussion of some of the standard and not so expected things you can do with colored string.

Guests
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Shael Hawman

Shael Hawman lives in the heart of Silicon Valley. Her three cats graciously share the house with her and her mother. In addition to banging sticks together to produce knitted goodies, she writes under the name Sheryl Hayes.  When she is not knitting or writing, she works full time... Read More →


Friday September 26, 2014 14:00 - 16:00
Conifer

14:00

Pepakura
Introduction to pepakura - what it is, how to do it, and what materials to use

Guests
KB

Krys Blackwood

Krys has been a fan for her whole life, and has been costuming for about five years now. She loves faithfully recreating her favorite film and tv costumes, but enjoys designing her own even more. During the day Krys designs software to be fun and easy to use. During her spare time... Read More →


Friday September 26, 2014 14:00 - 16:00
Pine

16:00

Art For Life- Get 'Em While They're Young
A discussion about getting today's youth interested in art and creative fields. What can be done in schools or by local communities?

Moderators
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Kyle Aisteach

Kyle Aisteach is a short storyist who lives in Fresno, where he also teaches writing. www.aisteach.com or @kyleaistaech

Guests
KA

Kyle Aisteach

Kyle Aisteach is a short storyist who lives in Fresno, where he also teaches writing. www.aisteach.com or @kyleaistaech
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Colin Fisk

My love of gaming and speculative fiction began in a Bay Area book store, Future Fantasy, in 1978 when I picked up copies of the white box set of Dungeons and Dragons as well as The Forever War on the same day. My fascination with, and degree in, anthropology helped in the design... Read More →
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Sarah Goodman

I am an anthropologist by training, a gentlewoman by profession, and a retired bureaucrat on Official Documents. I have spent my life studying humankind and other sapient and semi-sapient races of the multiverse. Included among the activities involved in this study are: general... Read More →

Guests of Honor

Friday September 26, 2014 16:00 - 18:00
Oak
 
Saturday, September 27
 

10:00

How To: A publishing panel for authors or artists
Topics include a Compare and contrast of independent and traditional routes for both artists and authors, and the crossover skills between the two.

Guests
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Margaret McGaffey Fisk

Margaret McGaffey Fisk is a storyteller whose tales often cross genres and worlds to bring the events and characters to life. A Foreign Service brat and anthropology aficionado, she pulls on her own experiences and those she’s studied for grounding her fictional cultures. Her published... Read More →
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Matt Maxwell

Highway 62 Press
Matt Maxwell is a writer from California: born in the south, relocated up to the north. He's old enough to remember seeing men walk on the moon on a black and white television set. He is the author of the ongoing comic series STRANGEWAYS, following expressman and drifter Seth Collins... Read More →

Guests of Honor

Saturday September 27, 2014 10:00 - 12:00
SandPebble B
 
Sunday, September 28
 

10:00

The Graphic Arts & Design Industry
Experienced graphic designers and artists share their experience with up and coming artists and designers about the graphic design/art industry. Where it's been, where it is now and where it's going.


Sunday September 28, 2014 10:00 - 12:00
SandPebble A

12:00

Mold Making demo
Learn how to make simple 1 and 2 piece molds of purchased or sculpted objects and how to cast plastic copies.

Guests
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Mette Hedin

See Mette's Costumes/She Builds Them in her Kitchen/But she never really got the hang of how many words go into the last line of a haiku poem as she is not a trained writer and sometimes display a severe lack of self-discipline with the written word.
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Bryan Little

I am a Sci-fi fan with ADHD which means I like a lot of things a LOT! My favorite Sci-fi book is... Ooh there's a squirrel outside my window!!! Oh, what was I saying about Tikis? They're awesome! And so is Voltron! Hey, that contains Tron in it, lol, man that Peter Davison is a cheeky... Read More →


Sunday September 28, 2014 12:00 - 14:00
Sector 8 - Room 8052

12:00

Prop Making
Moderators
Guests
KB

Krys Blackwood

Krys has been a fan for her whole life, and has been costuming for about five years now. She loves faithfully recreating her favorite film and tv costumes, but enjoys designing her own even more. During the day Krys designs software to be fun and easy to use. During her spare time... Read More →
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Stacy Meyn

In past metamorphoses, Stacy Meyn (aka Spacemonster) was a library clerk, A/V tech, music store manager, and DJ/producer. She webmavened during the dot.com boom (and bust), and has operated her freelance writing business, Space Ltd. , since 1994. After a lengthy stint in aviation... Read More →


Sunday September 28, 2014 12:00 - 14:00
SandPebble C

14:00

Armor Making

Sunday September 28, 2014 14:00 - 16:00
SandPebble C

14:00

The Word Art of A E Marling
AE Marling displays the results of a project in which he collected hundreds of reasons people love fantasy and made word arts out of them.

Guests
AM

AE Marling

Fantasy writer, dancer, law-abiding citizen, human being (in that order). A.E. Marling wrote his first fantasy novella after his freshman year in high school. In college, he found nothing gave him a greater urge to write than science lectures, and he sat through a lot of ‘em... Read More →


Sunday September 28, 2014 14:00 - 16:00
Sector 7 - Room 7052