Workshop topics can be put together upon specific requests. Please contact Jessie to arrange the details.
Hand Lettering and IllustrationIlluminated: Art and Beautiful Handwriting, Savannah, GA, August 8, 2015 / In this workshop, participants were encouraged to incorporate hand lettering into their illustrations. Using the alphabet as the base concept, participants generated an illustration of a word, a name, a letter, or a poster that includes the element of hand drawn text.
Building a Picture: 3D IllustrationSEF (SCAD Educator Forum), Savannah, GA, June 23 & 25, 2015 / 3D illustration is a fast growing technique in the field of illustration. Not to be confused with computer 3D programs, 3D illustrators create images by building three-dimensional models with diverse materials and photographing them to complete an image. In this workshop, participants were given an overview on the materials and techniques, applications, styles, and noted practitioners of 3D illustration. Participants then created an illustration with the cut-paper technique.
Nature Represented: The Art of Scientific IllustrationSEF (SCAD Educator Forum), Savannah, GA, June 22 & 24, 2015 / Scientific illustrators use observational, technical and aesthetic skills to portray a subject accurately. In this workshop, participants were given an overview on the history, materials, techniques and diverse applications of scientific illustration. Participants then used the scratchboard technique to create a well-researched image on flora, fauna, a medical or surgical process, archeological reconstruction, or technological visualization of their choice.
Scientific IllustrationSEEC (SCAD Educator Essentials Conference), Savannah, GA, July 7 & 9, 2014 / Scientific illustrators use observational, technical and aesthetic skills to portray a subject accurately. In this workshop, participants were given an overview on how to render forms both known and imagined, observed and unobservable. From the micro to the macro participants used a range of rendering techniques to discover scientific illustration throughout history to the present.