Lunchtime Show and Tell

At one of our lunch meetings we took a short break to have a little Show and Tell with people who had something that they wanted to share.

You can zoom in on these ones to see the detail!!

Game designer Robert shared a few pieces from his massive collection of Warhammer figurines – he hand paints each figurine and he told me that each metal figurine can take from 3-10 hours to paint from start to finish!

 

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This is Executive Producer Robert’s butterfly net “Martha” – the technique for catching a butterfly is different from what you think: when threatened, butterfly’s always fly upwards (curiously, moths always fly downwards), so when you want to catch one with your net you sweep up under the butterfly with a “tennis forehand” motion. When the butterfly is caught you can transfer them to a simple plastic container to examine them further.

 

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Designer Cathy’s claim to fame: an appearance on a local bands CD case! (She’s in the picture, you can see the back of her head)

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Artist Jayme brought in and explained her technique for creating  homemade yarn (she was promptly invited to join HI’s resident Knitting Club)

 

 

 

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Scripter Erik showcased the basics to some of his published theories about the topic of Fuzzy Numbers.

 

 

 

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And I brought in… a singing Michael Jackson doll 🙂

 

My mom bought it for me a long time ago and it’s never been opened (I wonder if it’s worth something?) It sings “Black or White”, but I brought it in because MJ is one of my favorite musical artists.

 

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4 responses to “Lunchtime Show and Tell”

  1. Anonymous says:

    I just want to clarify that no butterflies are harmed in the netting action and they are all released.

  2. Anonymous says:

    HI has a knitting club? Who knew?

  3. Anonymous says:

    I love that yarn she’s using! Did she make it herself?

  4. Anonymous says:

    My brother has Warhammer. I don’t think he’s painted the figurines yet, though. It seems like a grueling task…

    Ooo, Michael Jackson. I like the song called, I forget, something like “Dangerous”. He flips one guy completely around.

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