SAVE THE DATE: THE RISD EXPERIENCE
Announcing a day full of workshops designed especially for attendees of ICON7, sponsored by RISD, and led by faculty. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13th.
AND JOIN US in the evening for the opening of the exhibition: RISD ICONS: A Legacy of Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design. Read on for descriptions!
Pre-conference day workshops are $45 a la carte add-ons with full conference registration required. Registrations details to be announced soon, along with regular ICON7 workshops which will be held on Thursday, June 14th.
Building Blocks of the Graphic Novel
Illustrator, graphic novelist (Night Fisher) and RISD critic, R. Kikuo Johnson
How do you build a compelling visual story? Join R. Kikuo Johnson,
in a workshop about the fundamental components of the graphic novel.
Drawing on Experience: A Providence Sketch Crawl
Fred Lynch, RISD critic
You can’t beat the charms of Providence: 18th century houses; lovely tree-lined streets;
gangsters in cement overshoes on the bottom of the canal—a few of the delights in store.
Hybrid Creatures from Nature and Imagination—In the RISD
Nature Lab: RISD Critic and sci-fi illustrator Lars Grant-West
What do you get when you cross a gazelle and a gander?
Colors, Contrast and Compliments
RISD critic and illustrator Mary Jane Begin
And you thought you knew everything about color!
An informative color theory workshop sponsored by RISD for ICON7 attendees.
RISD Professor and painter Fritz Drury
The head bone’s connected to the neck bone.
A life drawing workshop designed to re-acquaint you with the major landmarks of the human body.
Archetype and Character Design
Shanth Shuresh Enjeti, illustrator and RISD critic
How do Darth Vader and Wall-E relate to the Kaaba?
Find out at this character design workshop.
AND JOIN US in the evening for the opening of the exhibition: RISD ICONS: A Legacy of Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design featuring the work of Chris Van Allsburg, David Macaulay, Chris Buzelli, Shepard Fairey and many others. Welcome remarks from John Maeda, President, RISD, 6-8pm, RISD’s Woods Gerry Gallery, 62 Prospect Street Providence.