Friday, July 6, 2018

Weekend Top 6 Picks for July 7th and 8th, 2018

Saturday July 7, 2018
8am to 1pm Free. Parramore Farmers Market. The east side of the Orlando City Stadium, across from City View. Purchase quality, fresh and healthy food grown in your own neighborhood by local farmers, including Fleet Farming, Growing Orlando, and other community growers.

6pm to 9pm $60. Digital Nuts and Bolts: Getting Started with Digital Sketching. (Canceled) INSTRUCTOR: Thomas Thorspecken. LOCATION: Orange County Regional History Center Downtown Orlando. For the second year, Urban Sketchers Orlando is taking part in 10x10, the worldwide initiative to offer educational workshops wherever sketchers live. Launched in celebration of Urban Sketchers’ 10th anniversary in 2017, the program brings a variety of courses on urban sketching techniques taught by talented local instructors in their home cities. In 2017, cities around the world began offering 10x10, a series of 10 courses telling the stories of our places. For 2018, Urban Sketchers have a new creative plan of long term workshops.
DESCRIPTION: Have you wanted to venture into digital sketching but aren’t sure where to start? This nuts and bolts class will teach you the about the necessary tools, how to navigate digital programs such as Procreate, and share tips and tricks for creating incredible works from start to finish. Straight from the World of Sketch-reportage journalism Thomas Thorspecken will guide you through Digital sketching medium and onto your iPad.
SUPPLIES Digital sketching materials recommended: iPad, iPhone, iPencil, Procreate, or other digital program.However a simple pencil and paer are fine if you just want to learn about the digital world.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Thomas Thorspecken (Orlando, FL) Thorspecken is a correspondent for the Urban Sketchers organization since 2009 and has been an official Urban Sketching instructor for two years. An illustrator and journalist he is working in and around Central Florida and has been documenting arts and entertainment for eight years in one sketch a day for his online news site, Analog Artist Digital World. Thorspecken was an animation artist for Disney for 10 years and has taught courses at Full Sail University and Elite Animation Academy. USk Correspondent.

8pm to 10pm Free. Shuffleboard at Orlando's Beardall Courts. Orlando's Beardall Courts 800 Delaney Ave Orlando FL.  1st Saturday of each month. Free fun!

Sunday July 8, 2018
10am to Noon. Free. Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation Class. University, 5200 Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL 32811. The Method of Heartfulness A simple and practical way to experience the heart’s unlimited resources.

Noon to 3pm. Donation. Music at the Casa. Beautiful Music with Shannon Caine. Casa Feliz Historic Home Museum, 656 N Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789.  Listen to live music and take a tour of our historic home museum and the James Gamble Rogers II Studio by trained docents.

2:30pm to 5:15pm $15. Roll Playing Game workshops: painting mini figures!  Gods & Monsters 5421 International Dr, Orlando, Florida 32819.
How can one possibly paint a figure so small? Your trusty Game Master Jess, is here to show you! Once again we venture into unkown territories with a beginners class to painting your mini figures! This class will cover all the basics of painting your tiny heros, including bases, drybrushing, watering that paint down, how to not have wonky eyes, and much more!
This workshop is free to attend, but if you would like to paint a mini figure along with us, we have model paints and brushes for you to use, and the mini you get take home afterward for a $15 fee. (This fee will also cover one regular soda or bottled water and snack per painter.) This will be a great opportunity for some individual attention, as you and your friends learn a new skill that you can use for all your future RPG needs!
Participants will also receive 15% off your gaming and snack purchases! If you enjoyed painting your mini, you can use the discount to purchase your own starter paint set and brushes and more miniatures to work on.
If you would like to paint with us, be sure to message us or stop in store to reserve a spot, at least 5 days prior to event. Please note, if we do not have enough attendees registered by the Wed prior to workshop date, we may have to cancel and reschedule for a later date.

Prints are available for each sketch for $250 and many originals can be purchased for $400. White museum grade shadow box frames are $100 more. You can e-mail Thor at

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