Artists show their mettle

San Francisco sculptor-artist Todd Cox with his Metal Praying Mantis during the Maker Faire Bay Area 2016 festival at the San Mateo Event Centre in California yesterday. The Maker Faire is a family-friendly, hands-on festival that draws together tech
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San Francisco sculptor-artist Todd Cox with his Metal Praying Mantis during the Maker Faire Bay Area 2016 festival at the San Mateo Event Centre in California yesterday.

The Maker Faire is a family-friendly, hands-on festival that draws together tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students and commercial exhibitors.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 22, 2016, with the headline 'Artists show their mettle'. Print Edition | Subscribe