We had a pumpkin carving class on October 25th. These always have a ton of participation and everyone has a good time. What a great excuse to unnecessarily use power tools. After being carved, the pumpkins were judged at the annual halloween party. The winners won prizes like a bouquet of flowers and candy. Follow the break to see more pictures!
What’s been happening at i3 lately? A bunch of things. But, here are some highlights.
Karriane G. taught a few classes on leather mask making. It was perfect timing right before halloween. Students learned the basics of forming with leather, and were able to follow through creating their own design, adding hardware such as studs and grommets, and finally painting their creation. They’re all set for a masquerade!
Kevin F. has been busy teaching oil painting classes. These have been insanely popular, often filling up within a day. It’s so amazing to see people come in and learn new techniques. Most of the students came with little-to-none painting experience, but all left with smiles on their faces.
Matt O. has been working on his halloween costume. Can you guess what it’s going to be? Here’s a hint: “It looks like you’re trying to write a letter!”
Of course making a giant paperclip out of metal would be insanely heavy, so it’s actually that universal crafting material, the grown-up version of popsicle sticks: Schedule 40 PVC! Bent and formed by a combination of hot air, teamwork, carefully placed screws, and minor burns.
After a long weekend full of emotion and sweat, i3Detroit was awarded the Team’s Choice award!!!
this means they were voted as all the other teams’ favorite!
They won a pretty BA 40 watt laser cutter from Full Spectrum Lasers!!!
we are DROOLING back in Detroit; can’t wait to get our hands on this!
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A huge shout-out to our team members Eric and Sean; who actually both missed their first father’s day to compete in the Red Bull Creation Challenge…Great job guys, I’m sure your kids will be proud
also…Matt’s hair is doing just fine
We are down to the last 1/2 hour of the competition, an dour team is working so hard!
Huge thanks to Lincoln Electric and Torchmate for the awesome Plasma-cut logo
our team is exhausted — but they are finishing right down to the last second
The “WhirlyTubulator” will go live for demonstration at 6:30pm.
We know our team is really focused on getting their creation finished because we have not received an updated photo of Matt’s hair…
but here’s a snap of it on the live-feed; along with Eric and Sean!
We’re confident that our team will get rave reviews!
As Day 1 draws to a close, our team has made some excellent progress!!
Got some sweet new tats!!
Appeared on TV at Home Base!!!
And built this awesome frame!!
UPDATE: Matt’s hair is doing just fine!!!
Stay tuned! Mission control is Super proud of our team! Can’t wait to see what’s in store next!
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