July 22, 2018

‘Props Through 3D Printing’ Panel at WonderCon featuring 3D Printed Starlord Mask

Maker Technician Mike Syfritt in the UAT Maker Lab

UAT Maker Lab Technician Mike Syfritt is headed to WonderCon to host a panel called “Props Through 3D Printing,” on April 1, at Anaheim Convention Center, a topic which stems from his career as a custom prop fabricator. At WonderCon, he will show off one of the largest 3d print jobs that UAT has seen on campus, a Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Starlord Mask which was created on a Zortrax M 300 and took over 40 hours to complete. The panel will talk about how to get started building props using 3d printing technology along with information about printers…

UAT Maker Tech Presents Panel at WonderCon

WonderCon panel

Maker Lab Tech Mike Syfritt was in attendance at WonderCon in Los Angeles last weekend. You may not have recognized him right away due to his Cosplay attire, but that’s the dress code while at WonderCon! Mike hosted a panel called “Props and Weapons, Supersize it.” The panel spoke about the process to make oversized props and weapons that are of a lightweight material and safe for prop use at “Cons,” or conventions. For the panel, Mike designed and constructed an oversized Harley Quinn hammer to give away as a raffle prize. The hammer was made of laser cut cardboard…

Phoenix Comicon

Don’t miss this year’s Comicon in Phoenix, from May 24-27. Guests include William Shatner, Ed Asner, George PĂ©rez, Greg Horn, Yvonne Navarro, Jeff Mariotte, Jeremy Bulloch, Vic Mignogna, Arthur Suydam, Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, James A. Owen, Gini Koch, Billy Tucci, Weston Ochse, Tony Amendola, Stuart Immonen, Kathryn Immonen, Brent Spiner, Levar Burton, Patrick Stewart, Michael Dorn, Marina Sirtis, Colin Ferguson, David Finch, Garth Ennis. (Subject to change.) The Zombie Walk takes place Friday, from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.Here are ticket prices: $35 until December 31 $40 until May 25th $45 weekend $30 Fri $35 Sat $20 Sun   Link…