THURSDAY ApRIL 6th, 2017 - SCHEDULE
EXCEPTION: Realthread's Workshop will be held at the Springer Opera House.
NOTE: Workshop's are an extra fee in addition to the conference ticket price.
8:30am - 10:00am
Making 3D Paper Patches
10:15am - 11:45am
Running Your Own Agency 1
Trademark & Copyright Law
Crafting a Killer Talk
Passive Income 1
1:15pm - 2:45pm
Running Your Own Agency 2
Taking Rad Sketch-notes
Vectors Secret Sauce
Sideprojects in a Weekend
Passive Income 2
3:00pm - 5:30pm
Running Your Own Agency 3
Creating lasting logos
How to stay a FREElancer
1:00 - 3:00pm Realthread will be hosting their workshop at the Springer Opera House.
VECTORS SEcret sauce
WITH VON GLITSCHKA & SEAN FERGUSON
Von is principal of Glitschka Studios. His diverse range of illustrative design has been used by some of the most respected brands in the world. Sean is a multi-disciplinary creative from Tulsa, OK. Primarily an illustrator and designer, he is also an active consultant, mentor and public speaker.
in a weekend. Make it.
WITH SHAUNA LYNN PANCZYSZYN & SYD WEILER
Shauna and Syd are a dynamic duo. Syd is a visual development artist, illustrator, animator and current Adobe Creative Resident. Shauna Lynn is a hand lettering artist and illustrator in Orlando, FL.
RUNNING YOUR OWN AGENCY
WITH THE FOREFATHERS
Join us for our 3 part back-to-back Workshop series -
- How To Work For Yourself
- Get Paid Fast
- Say No to Revisions
Whether you’re just getting started in your Design career or are a seasoned vet there will be plenty for you to take away.
HOW TO TAKE RAD SKETCH-NOTES
WITH EMILY CARLTON
Emily is an illustrator based in Nashville, TN. Specializing in capturing live events, you'll find her drawing all over the country helping clients visually communicate their ideas to their audiences. Never forget a talk or meeting again with the power of sketchnotes! You'll learn how to listen, draw, and write to create powerful, effective, and shareable notes that help you (and others) connect with, retain, and share information and ideas.
Character Concepting, Illustration & beyond
WITH VICTOR DAVILA & LENNY TERENZI
Hang with out Victor Davila, an illustrator and designer from the Orlando, FL area, as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida’s School of Visual Arts and Design and Lenny Terenzi, Designer, Illustrator and Screen Printer as they walk you through creating your own characters from the ground up using various techniques. Taking you from idea to refined sketch and capping it off with how you can use these new found characters for client work or your own passion projects.
WITH MARIEL SMITH
Join Mariel as she discusses the most important things that you need to know about trade and copyright law, not only to protect your own work but to protect you as you may engage with other artists, designers, and illustrators.
craftING YOUR killer talk
WITH SCOTTY RUSSELL & BRIAN MANLEY
Learn how to how articulate your great ideas publicly with Brian and Scotty by:
- Overcoming the fear of speaking
- Communicating your brilliantly weird ideas
- Crafting a killer talk
Whether you’re taking your speaking skills to the next level or just curious on where to start then this workshop is for you.
CREATING A LOGO
WITH STEVE WOLF
This workshop will go over key tips and techniques about logo design and how to create an iconic logo that stands the test of time. Steve will share his process and give advice based off of his experience throughout the years specializing in these fields.
WITH DINA RODRIGUEZ
Expand your portfolio by adding new type styles like Blackletter, Victorian, and Circus lettering to your design tool belt. Learn how to draw classic vintage styles and discover new ways to add decorations and filigree to your hand drawn phrases.
WITH MARC HEMEON
Come learn what makes a portfolio stand out in the real world. Learn the not-so-intuitive tips about how to display your work effectively, how to not fall into common traps and ensure you make a great first impression. We will use the second half of the workshop to review YOUR portfolio and give direct, actionable feedback.
WITH DOMINIQUE FALLA
Tired of staring at a computer screen, trying to find ways to liven up your designs? Join Dominique Falla for a Tactile Typography workshop to learn ways to add depth, dimensionality and texture to your logos and lettering. Get hands-on with paper and thread and learn how combing the basic techniques of paper tole, quilling, embossing, paper cutting, stitching and piercing will lift your designs off the page. Dominique will also share photography and lighting tips to help your dimensional artwork look its best. Bring along any logos or lettering you want to work on.
How To Stay Free
As A Freelancer
WITH MARK BRICKEY
Many creatives quit their job to remove the concept of a "boss" and to start living their profession life as a FREE lancer. However, a few months in many will come to the realization that they traded in one boss for a dozen and feel overwhelmed by the chaos that is juggling so many projects and people. Through this workshop Mark will help break down the 3 Cs that are needed for success on breaking free. Showing how reinvesting in yourself over the long haul creates better creative opportunities. more leverage in negotiations and work that you can simply be happy with. Mark has been client free since 2010 and constantly picks the brightest brains in creativity on his daily podcast Adventures In Design.
WITH WINSTON SCULLY & SCOTT BIERSACK
Learn about principles of designing type by sketching words using the TypeCooker tool. By the end you’ll know best practices for sketching, spacing, positive & negative space relationships, how to turn your sketches into a full typeface, and more.
passive income For DEsigners
WITH DUSTIN LEE & KELLEY JOHNSON
Kick-start your side hustle by joining those currently making $100s, $1000s, or more on Creative Market.
By the time the workshop is over, top shop owner Dustin Lee of RetroSupply Co. ($235,000 in revenue in 2016), and Creative Market's Kelley Johnson, will have helped you:
• Set-up a Creative Market shop
• Develop a profitable product idea
• Build your first product
• Launch your first product
• And more!
Ready to start a side hustle with your creative skills? This workshop is for you. Register soon, this workshop sold out last year!
Making 3D Paper Patches
WITH BECKY MARGRAF
Bring your designs and illustrations into a new dimension! Learn the basics of layered papercraft art by making a 3D shadow box. This workshop covers the basics of cut paper illustration, exploring depth in papercraft compositions, and tips for assembling your designs into a final contained piece. Pre-cut designs will be available to assemble. If you want to use your own artwork, come with a small print-out or sketch to recreate in paper!
why t-shirts matter
...& HOW TO DESIGN SOMETHING PEOPLE WILL LOVE TO WEAR
This three part, hands on, workshop will teach you what it takes to to make a great shirt and how they can grow your brand. Whether you’re trying to kick off your own clothing line or designing for a business, we’ll explore the ins and outs of creating something people will love to wear. In addition, you’ll get to participate in a design contest using Adobe Shape, where one lucky winner will receive a free run of their winning design printed back at Real Thread HQs. You’ll also get to screen print your very own exclusive Creative South t-shirt!