WORKSHOPS

THURSDAY ApRIL 6th, 2017 - SCHEDULE

All Workshops will beheld at Troy State's River Campus (1510 Whitewater Ave, Phenix City, AL 36867) next to the Courtyard Marriott in Phenix City, AL. 

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

Lettering Adventures
Portfolio Bootcamp
Paper Badge Making
Type Cooker

10:15am - 11:45am

Running Your Own Agency 1
Trademark & Copyright Law
Crafting a Killer Talk
Character Illustration
Passive Income 1

1:15pm - 2:45pm

Running Your Own Agency 2
Taking Rad Sketch-notes
Vectors Secret Sauce
Illustration & Sidework
Passive Income 2

3:00pm - 5:30pm

Running Your Own Agency 3
Branding & Logo Design
Mark Brickey Hosts
Tactile Typography

1:00 - 3:00pm Realthread will be hosting their workshop at the Springer Opera House.


 

VECTORS SEcret sauce

TIPS, TRICKS & TACTICS TO SPICE UP YOUR VECTORS

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. 


Side Projects in a weekend. Make it. Share 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. 


TRADEMARK &
COPYRIGHT LAW

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

How to Confidently Craft a Killer Talk (Without Embarrassing Yourself) You’re full of great ideas, but how do you articulate them publicly through speaking, podcasting or video? 


CREATING A LOGO
THAT LASTS

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.


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lettering adventures

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. 


PORTFOLIO BOOTCAMP

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.


Tactile typography

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.


to be announced

WITH MARK BRICKEY

Host of "Adventures In Design", a daily talk show for creatives (just like the Creative South family), Mark is known for exploring how others design happiness into their professional lives. He has many successful and popular workshops, one of which we will have at Creative South! Stay tuned!


SKETCHING TYPE

WITH WINSTON SCULLY & SCHOTT BIERSACH

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

SPONSORED BY CREATIVE MARKET

Learn how to generate $100, $500, $1000 or more in passive income each month for your freelance or design business.

In this workshop hosted by Dustin Lee, owner of the best-selling design marketplace RetroSupply, we'll use a step-by-step process to create your first passive income product.

 


Paper badge making

WITH BECKY MARGRAF

Workshop description coming soon.

 


why t-shirts matter

...& HOW TO DESIGN SOMETHING PEOPLE WILL LOVE TO WEAR

WITH REALTHREAD

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!