1. Texture Exploring Workshop with Von Glitschka

    Thursday July 3, 10:00am - 11:00am
    45 minutes | $30 | 12 person minimum
    SOLD OUT
    Whether you are just starting to use digital tools in Photoshop and/or Illustrator, or have a grasp of the fundamentals, this workshop by ICON5 Technology Chair Von Glitschka will help you build your own texture library, organize it, create the finished texture files and use them in your illustrations. Each attendee will receive a free set of hi-res textures and access to online resources for use after the conference.
  2. Graphic Novels: A Closer Look with James Sturm

    Thursday July 3, 11:15am - 1:15pm
    2 hours | $45 | 30 person minimum
    SOLD OUT
    Graphic novels continue to gain currency in the publishing industry. More and more colleges are introducing cartooning to their curriculum. Yet for many professionals the process of creating a graphic novel is vague. For some publishers, children's books provide a touchstone for creating visual narratives but what more is needed to know to bring a graphic novel to the market? This session will explore this territory with presentations and exercises. James Sturm is the director of The Center for Cartoon Studies in White Junction, VT, and a graphic novelist.
  3. Digital Coloring with James Jean

    Thursday July 3, 1:30am - 3:30pm
    2 hours | $45 | 30 person minimum
    SOLD OUT
    James Jean, renowned artist/author of Process: Recess, conducts a workshop where traditional and digital chops meet. Bring a scan of a line pencil drawing you wish to color digitally. You will work onsite. James will demonstrate digital coloring techniques, incorporating traditional media, taking a line drawing to a fully rendered finish in Photoshop. Each attendee will receive a limited edition print.

    Attendees are REQUIRED to bring their own laptop to this workshop.