Free online workshops offered by SCAD

Aj.Beth received information about this great opportunity for Prem students to join in some free online course being run by the Savannah College of Art and Design. Looks exciting!


Dear PREM family,

I hope you all are doing well and staying safe! I wanted to share this with you – I think your students will find this helpful and fun during this quarantine. We are hosting an exciting range of free workshops for students interested in the creative fields. We would love for your students to join us for any or all of these workshops. Some of them are programs that are considered STEM (I have highlighted that in yellow for you all). Please also note that we will be providing more workshops in the upcoming months. Once they are confirmed – I will email you all.


To participate they will need to register via the link –  Please see the details below:


May 25, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)Monday, May 25 – Sequential Art: Storyboarding Basics

Join SCAD Sequential Art alum, Will O’Donnell as he teaches you the basics of Story Production. Learn the essential sequential shots, vital for building any type of story. Additionally, learn about SCAD’s Sequential Art Program and see examples of recent graduate work.

May 27, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US)Wednesday, May 27 – Graphic Design (STEM): Virtual Typography Scavenger Hunt

Participants will engage in a series of typographic scavenger hunt exercises resulting in a deeper understanding how industry visual communicators leverage typography to communicate their message.

June 1, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US)Monday June 1 – Animation (STEM): The Language of Animators: Designing Characters to Propel a Narrative Forward

Disney and Blue Sky veteran Gregg Azzopardi guides participants through the basics of constructing appealing characters for animated films. This basic exercise will help participants focus on developing a shape language used in every major studio to design characters for films and television.

June 3, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US)Wednesday, June 3 – Fashion Illustration: Express Yourself: Rapid Response Fashion Illustration

In response to fashion images, participants will learn how to capture shape and form by creating fast drawings used in fashion design development.

June 8, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US)Monday, June 8 – Painting: Master of Illusion: The Anamorphic Apple

This workshop will introduce a method for creating the appearance of 3-Dimensional space on a 2-Dimensional surface. Using colored pencils and a little bit of math, participants will learn how to draw an apple so that the depicted form appears to occupy space.

June 10, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US)Wednesday, June 10 – Illustration: Illustrating Repeat Patterns by Hand

Learn how to illustrate your own hand-drawn repeat patterns without a computer! In this workshop, you will learn the basics of repeat patterns and the ways your patterns can be used, from wallpaper to stationery to fabric, the possibilities are endless.


Best wishes





Mrs. Maken Payne
Executive Director of International Student Recruitment and Relations
Savannah College of Art and Design ®

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