Category Archives: 2016 Exhibitor Profiles

Maker: Pender Harbour ROV project comes to the Maker Faire

Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Lee-Ann Ennis, a naturalist and marine biologist who is active in the Pender Harbour / Ruby Lake areas of the Coast. Lee-Ann and Pender Harbour Secondary School Science (PHSS) teacher Jay Walls partnered on a project with PHSS Stewardship students to build an ROV (Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle).

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Maker: TheRoadMoreFitz: Custom Screen Printing

We’re excited to announce Aaron & Brandi Fitzpatrick will be exhibiting at the 2nd Annual Sunshine Coast Mini Maker Faire on Sunday May 29th.

Le Family Fitz

Q & A about Screen Printing

1. How did you get into screen printing?

Screen printing is something I’ve been interested in for quite a while now. Back in Hamilton, ON (where I’m from), I was running in some activist/artist circles in the downtown, and there were always screen-printing workshops going on. It can be a pretty easy to make your own clothing designs, and you can pretty much do anything you want. I’ve always been an artist, musician and entrepreneur, and screen printing provides a new outlet for me to express myself, as well as allowing me to create fashionable and consumable products with a personalized touch.

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