Derby Workshop "Crazysexycool Costume Workshop"

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Derby Workshop  "Crazysexycool Costume Workshop"

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REGISTER ONLINE AT: Get your gears turning in Old City with NKCDC & Philadelphia Brewing Co. at this introduction to all things Derby & costumes at Arch Enemy Arts featuring the costume award winning-est "Drag" derby team! - Find out how easy it is for YOU to get a team together and build a glorious vehicle to ride in the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby. - Learn the ins-and-outs of costume design and make YOURSELF your sculpture! Learn your way around a hot-glue gun and get tips on sewing and outfit construction. - After the workshop is the after-party! Specials on PBC beer at National Mechanics. 22 S 3rd St (3:30-5:30PM) -tour their gallery & boutique MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS: Dana Pavlichko is a Graphic and Interactive Designer working in Philadelphia. Residing in South Philadelphia, she spends her free time illustrating, crafting, and playing bocce. As a member of the KKSD’s “Don’t be Such a Drag...” for three years and running, and she has only fallen in the mud pit twice! Glitter is another one of her hobbies. Stephanie Davis is an award-winning artist who lives in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. She is a member of the Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, where she works with fire and metal to create wearable art. In 2012, her dreams came true when she started the “Don’t be Such a Drag...” team for the KKSD. Since then, her team has hot glued their way to victory in the 'Best Costume' category for three years running. Claire Folkman is an artist living and working in Philadelphia, PA. She creates out of Mercer Street Studios in Fishtown, where she works on her nationally exhibited collages, comics and costumes. She is Co-Editor of the all-girl comic anthology 'Dirty Diamonds', which has been archived in the Library of Congress. Claire is also an emeritus member of the 'Don't Be Such a Drag...' KKSD Team, which is the reigning champion of the 'Best Costume' category for the past three years. We are going city-wide this year, and taking our pre-Derby workshops on the road with Philadelphia Brewing Co! We will still have three awesome workshops offered in the Kensington, Fishtown, and Port Richmond neighborhoods, and we have also added events at art galleries, bike shops, and maker spaces in West Philly, Old City, and South Philly. These workshops have a little for everyone – great for beginners or experienced Sculpture Derby teams. And the best part? Each workshop will be followed by an after-party featuring PBC beers! To see the full list of workshops and to get more Derby-related info, check out Give us a holler if you are wondering which workshop would be best suited to your specific Derby needs! Email

By: Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby & Arts Festival

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