Registration now open!  

Please join us June 5-9, 2023!  All School of Art and Design Summer Intensives will be held in the W. Clair Harris Textile Center on the KSU Marietta Campus, 650 Clair Harris Road, Marietta, GA 30060. 

The School of Art and Design Summer Art Intensives at KSU are opportunities for local high school students and rising college freshmen to experience what it is like to be a college student studying art. They will work with wonderful instructors that are not only experienced teachers, but amazing artists with talent and experience to share. We are offering an interesting range of subjects that are sure to pique your student’s curiosity and creativity. 

Choose from the following Intensives: 
  • Join us for the 3D Digital Modeling and Character Development Summer Intensive, June 5-9, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; the cost of $295 includes lunch daily. 

    The students will learn the process of character ideation as well as 3D digital modeling in this one-week workshop. They will work toward a goal of creating a character design and development in both 2D (in Adobe Photoshop) and 3D (with Digital modeling software). 

    Marietta Campus, W. Clair Harris Textile Center, M136B 
    Professor name: Matthew Phillips

    Questions? Please email Craig Brasco, cbrasco@kennesaw.edu.

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  • Join us for the Basic Pattern-making & Construction in Textile Design Summer Intensive, June 5-9, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; the cost of $295 includes lunch daily. 

    The students will learn visual curation through textile patternmaking and construction in this one-week workshop. They will work through multiple units that include fashion illustration, basic patternmaking and sewing construction. Students will learn how to create and curate successful colorways, materials, and garment studies. These units introduce students to the fundamentals of textile design and assist with development of personal intention as an artist and/or designer.  

    Marietta Campus, W. Clair Harris Textile Center, M136B 
    Professor name: Neal Vipperman 

    Questions? Please email Craig Brasco, cbrasco@kennesaw.edu

     

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  • Join us for the Original 2D Character Design Summer Intensive, June 5-9, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; the cost of $295 includes lunch daily.  

    The attendees will learn visual storytelling through character in this one-week workshop. They will work on several projects that will give them the opportunity to learn how to create a complete original character for multi-media purposes. This workshop can teach using traditional and/ or digital materials. 
    Attendees will learn essential character development skills which includes how to write a short character biography, design a character (protagonist, antagonist, supporting characters), prop design and world building. 

    They will learn how to creatively problem solve to overcome skill level issues and develop their individual styles. 
    Attendees will learn the fundamentals of intellectual property development, illustration, and how to express themselves through storytelling. 
     
    Marietta Campus, W. Clair Harris Textile Center, M134
    Professor name: Carlos Pérez, MFA 

    Questions? Please email Craig Brasco, cbrasco@kennesaw.edu.

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  • Join us for the Visual Storytelling in Comics and Sequential Art Summer Intensive, June 5-9, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; the cost of $295 includes lunch daily. 

    The students will learn visual storytelling through their choices of images and words in this one-week workshop. They will work on several projects based on character design and development in both 2D (on paper) and 3D (with model magic). They will also learn about visual storytelling elements in comics/ sequential art such as speech bubbles, narration boxes, thought balloons, panel layouts, gutters, emanate and sound effects. Projects introduce student to the fundamentals of sequential art and writing but also how to express themselves individually and as a collective on various issues ranging from their experiences in life. 


    Marietta Campus, W. Clair Harris Textile Center, M136A
    Professor name: Shuchita Mishra 

    Questions? Please email Craig Brasco, cbrasco@kennesaw.edu.

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