M8KE on the MOVE

The Glendale location is now closed.   We are now officially a not-for-profit educational foundation with the mission of inspiring creativity.  Upcoming projects include raising money for a “M8kemobile” to bring creativity to areas that need it most.  We will be hosting events at various locations in the Metropolitan area while developing projects at our Forest Hills and South Ozone Park studios.

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Haunted House and Glow-in-the-Dark Month a Great Success

We had a great turnout and a great time during Glow-in-the-Dark month.  It is sad that we had to cancel today due to “Frankenstorm,” but we look forward to making this an October tradition.

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Haunted House and Glow in the Dark Painting

We’ve been a space age Haunted House right here at M8KE!  

Come join us for our Spooktacular Event this coming

Saturday and Sunday, October 27th and 28th – 5-9pm

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Glow in the dark and black light:
Pumpkin Painting
Jewelry
Ductigami
Masks
Guitars
T-shirts
and much more!
 
$20 
$15 if you come in costume

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Halloween Spooktacular

October 27 & 28

5-9pm

Come enjoy our Haunted House & Halloween Party!

$15 dollars in costume

$20 dollars with out costume

 

Pumpkin painting

M8ke your own shirt

Ductagami

Masks

Guitars

Buildings – haunted house

Light up Jewelry

Color changing paint

Halloween Costumes

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October Glow In The Dark Month

$15 Dollar Admission

Pumpkin Painting

M8ke your own shirt

Ductagami

Masks

Guitars

Buildings – haunted house

Light up Jewelry

Color changing paint

Halloween Costumes

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3D Printer is Online!

We have completed the construction of our Makerbot Thing-o-Matic 3D Printer!  

(We don’t know of any others here in Queens, but there might be a couple hidden in the recesses of Brooklyn somewhere where you have to t8ke the subway because you can’t park.)
This is a truly 21st Century technology which will in every home by the end of this decade.  
Uses include printing jewelry, housewares, tools and medical supplies on demand.  

Come watch it print digital 3D creations and learn how it works!
In our 3D printing workshop you can create a basic 3D design, print it and take it home.  

We sell personalized and non-personalized 3D items.
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A look at the glowing jewelry and e-paintings we’re working on . . .

For the large bead, the LED is inside the polymer clay and survives being baked in the oven for a few minutes.   The current runs through the wires to a battery pack at the clasp.  We love the subtle glow.  We don’t want to m8ke light up jewelry that looks like the stuff they sell at Disneyworld when it gets dark.  Not that there’s anything wrong with that, we’re just going for a more refined sort of thing.
 
The eye highlight in the painting is a tiny white LED and the ring has 2 lavender LED’s and is constructed of polymer clay on canvas with acrylic paint.  Conductive paint and conductive tape are underneath the paint and extend to the hardware on the back of the canvas.  Our next few paintings will be landscapes.
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More Classes!

We’ve been hearing you tell us that you’d like some classes for children on the weekend and we’re giving you what you want.  Drawing for Kids is now being offered at 2pm on Saturday and Sunday.  Painting for Kids is now being offered at 3pm on Saturday and Sunday. This is of course in addition to our many adult and teen classes! See our new schedule of classes!

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Glowing Fashion

Last weekend we were successful in creating prototypes for glowing pendants.  Moving beyond m8king things with lights that can be seen, we are embedding LED’s in translucent materials to create subtle works of art.   We are also close to completion of our latest collaborative e-painting, working with light and shadow effects both with paint and with actual lights.  Photos coming soon!

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Lots of New Stuff

This weekend
          at M8KE!
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CLASSES start July 7 –  sign up now!
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COLOR CHANGING PAINTS
Colors alter in the sun or heat. Use them on drinking cups, ice cream glasses, or tshirts!


E-PAINTING and E-TEXTILES
Use conductive paint and thread to complete circuits and create lights in artwork or clothing.

GLITTER TATTOOS (last about a week) and FACE-PAINTING 
Inside where it’s nice and cool.

Interactive GUITAR and DRUMSET t-shirts
Now for sale at the store!

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