When:
Thursday, Sep 24, 2020 10:00a -
Thursday, Dec 03, 2020 12:00p

Where:
The Makery
12 Sewall Ave
Brookline, MA 02446

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Admission:
$440

Categories:
Art, Tech

Event website:
https://www.brooklinemakery.com/events/board-game-design-online-yvm-3

Rising 6th and up : 10 weeks : Thursdays 10am-12pm : September 24, 2020 - December 3, 2020*

*No Class November 26

Design and make your own laser-cut, 3D printed and hand-finished board game in this creativity filled program of strategy, plot development, designing, building, and making. The class consists of both computer design as well as hands-on work. Items designed by students will be manufactured on-site at The Makery and delivered to each student’s home. Gamers will learn hand drawing, computer design software, laser cutting, and 3D modeling and printing. Final artistic finishing techniques will bring your game to life!

WHAT WE WILL DO

Learn about the history of board games
Investigate how board games operate and are played
Examine the process of creating and conceptualizing a board game
Develop skills in digital design, hand drawing, and finishing techniques
Create a finished board game, complete with a rule book, board, box, and game pieces (cards, characters, game pieces, tokens, dice, etc.)
TOOLS & MACHINES WE WILL USE

Inkscape design software*
Laser cutter
Basic 3D modeling and design
3D printing

REQUIRED and RECOMMENDED AT HOME SUPPLIES: (If you are having trouble locating or acquiring any of these supplies, we are available to help)

Pencil and Eraser (required)
Access to a printer (required)
Paper (required)
Calculator (required)
Ruler (required)
Scissors (required)
Paint (could be acrylic, watercolor, or both; you will be painting on wood) (required)
Paint Brushes (required)
A work surface that you can comfortably create on (required)
Weldbond Glue (required)
Rubberbands (required)
Markers and Colored Pencils (recommended)
Deliveries & Manufacturing

For those particioants that are local to The Makery, we will be popping by with kits, student designed pieces and parts, and fun finishing materials throughout the program. For remote participants you will be receiving surprises in your mailbox or on your front steps!

Note on location of participants: This is a weekly program that can be attended by anyone within the US who can receive a US Postal service delivery within four days from Brookline, MA. Alternatively we can send through your own UPS or FedEx account. If you plan to attend from a remote lacation, please contact us at team@brooklinemakery.com to discuss logistics for deliveries.

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