Manifest's exhibit, The Drawthrough
Collection by Scott Robertson, and this lecture will bring the notable
Los Angeles based concept designer to Cincinnati. Robertson
has taught at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena,
California since 1995 (with a brief stint in the Art Center
Europe in Switzerland for nearly two years). He is the
founder of Design Studio Press, which has a mission of
design, drawing, and rendering education.
Robertson also currently works as a design consultant for the entertainment, sporting
goods, and transportation industry with a past client list that includes Mattel
Toys, Nike, Universal Studios, Fiat, and the feature film The Minority Report.
This exhibit/lecture combo fulfills Manifest’s
Drawing Center mission whereby that fundamental discipline
is promoted, featured, and explored, as well as to serve as
a resource for those interested in a career in the creative
visual arts. This is a chance for artists and designers to learn from one of the very best concept designers and teachers currently working in the field today!
The Drawthrough Method and Digital Rendering Techniques
A Drawing Lecture and Demonstration by Scott Robertson
Saturday, January 13, 2007
University of Cincinnati, College of DAAP, Rm 5401 Kaplan Auditorium
***(Please note, based on a change in Scott Robertson's availability this lecture has been rescheduled from January 20th to January 13th. It has been changed from a half-day lecture/demo to a full day event with no additional costs for participants.)
Registration/check-in: 8:00 - 8:30 am.
8:30 am to 5:00 pm.
See detailed schedule for the day here
The lecture will begin by discussing effective drawing for concept design and visualization, including the drawthrough method and the importance of thinking three-dimensionally when designing in 2D. Robertson will also discuss the important lessons that can be learned by observing the drawings on display at Manifest Gallery.
The lecture will continue by focusing on the principles of light, and how reflections occur in nature. After a discussion of the fundamentals of reflections he will demonstrate digital rendering strategies for reflective materials using Adobe Photoshop. Demonstrations will include forms in a range of complexity, from simple solids to a complete automobile. The materials covered in the demo will be clear and tinted glass, glossy and metallic painted surfaces, and chrome.
Map to UC
Map of Campus (DAAP is located in upper left, northwest corner)
Price discounted from $90 by sponsorship support from UC School of Design.
(to receive student discount, participants must be registered in an academic program in a university, college, or high school, and present a valid student I.D. to be admitted with discount)
Price discounted from $115 by sponsorship support from the Southern Ohio Chapter of the IDSA
(Industrial Designers Society of America)
Who Should Attend:
Anyone interested in learning basic and advanced tips on drawing effectively and using digital rendering techniques. High school students, college art and design students, professionals in the design field, and instructors of drawing are all highly encouraged to participate. This program is open to anyone.
Those interested in attending the workshop should follow the link provided below to register.
Registration will not be complete until participation fee is received by Manifest.
Spots still open! Registrations will be accepted at check-in before the lecture while seating remains available. Online registrations will also be accepted through the day on Friday, January 12th.
After registering, be sure
to print and retain the e-mail confirmation you recieve
as this will serve as your ticket.