High School Art Day



          Student Registration Form | Teacher Registration Form

          October 11, 2018

          Register by Wednesday September 26, 2018 

          We are pleased that you will be joining us to experience the energy, expertise and camaraderie of the EU Art Department! With 20 presentations and 10 hands on workshops offered by professors across our twelve art disciplines, there will be many opportunities to engage and learn throughout the day.

          • Follow the link below to fill out a student or teacher registration form. Each participant will sign up individually.
          • Sign up as soon as possible! We will accommodate your wishes as best we can, however seats will be filled in the order that participants register.
          • Indicate your top 3 choices for each presentation time so that we can create a schedule that best fits your interests. (Please see presentation and workshop offerings below.)
          • Email Cappy Counard at ccounard@edinboro.edu if you have any questions or need special accommodations.

          Schedule

          8:30-9:00

          Check in and registration in the lobby on the 1st floor of Doucette Hall

          9:00-9:20 

          Welcome and introduction in 119 Doucette Hall

          9:30-9:50

          First presentation

          10:00-10:25

          Second presentation

          10:40-12:00

          Hands-on workshop

          12:15-12:30

          Pick up complimentary lunch boxes in the Doucette lobby

          12:30-1:30

          Lunch, EU art student presentations and closing remarks in 119 Doucette Hall

          Student Registration Form | Teacher Registration Form


          Art Day Presentations and Workshops

          Please indicate your top three choices on your registration form

          Options will be removed as classes fill

          1ST PRESENTATION TIME 9:30-9:50 

          1. Painting: Introduction to Making Paint
            Professor Malcolm Christhilf
            This will be a demonstration and lecture on how artists paints are made.  There will be a discussion of colored pigments, the binders that carry them and how they are mixed.

          2. Art Education: Visual Journaling and Creative Idea Development
            Dr. Mary Elizabeth Meier, and Dr. Jay Hanes
            Consider methods and formats for visual-research journals, which are used for creative idea development.

          3. Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Demo
            A faculty member or graduate student will demonstrate how to throw a vessel on the pottery wheel.

          4. Metals: Fold forming Metal
            Professor Sue Amendolara
            Fold Forming is a fast way to create natural forms in metal. It is an excellent technique to demonstrate how metal moves with a hammer and anvil.

          5. Illustration – Illustrating Children’s Books                                                                               
            Professor Michelle Vitali
            Watch a children's book illustration come to life, with finished samples and technical talk.

          6. Traditional Animation: Observe an Animation 1 Class
            Professor Jeremy Galante
            Through pencil tests, students apply the principles of animation.

          7. Animation: Observe a Stop Motion Animation Class
            Professor Brad Pattullo
            What is Stop Motion? Stop by to find out!

          8. Computer Animation: The 3D Animation Pipeline
            Professor Karabo Legwaila
            We will learn about how an idea goes from script to screen in the 3D animation pipeline.

          9. Photography: Photography Lighting Studio Demonstration
            Professor Fred Scruton
            Photography portrait lighting will be demonstrated. Visitors are welcome to be models.

          10. Drawing: What to expect in a College Drawing Class
            Professor Terry McKelvey
            Come and see what we you would learn in a college Drawing I class. Review current student work.


          2ND DEMONSTRATION TIME 10:05-10:25

          1. Ceramics: Wheel Throwing Demo
            Wheel throwing Demo
            A faculty member or graduate student will demonstrate how to throw a vessel on the pottery wheel.

          2. Graphic Design: Student presentation: What is graphic design?
            Professor Diane Crandall
            Come meet college students that are graphic designers, see what projects they have designed, and how to become a designer yourself.

          3. Sculpture: Silicon Rubber- Molding Applications of "Body Double"
            Professor DW Martin
            Demonstrate molding and de-molding of material directly off human subject. Short explanation with examples of end results of castings.

          4. Art Education: Visual Journaling and Creative Idea Development
            Dr. Mary Elizabeth Meier, and Dr. Jay Hanes
            Consider methods and formats for visual-research journals, which are used for creative idea development.

          5. Painting: Introduction to Making Paint
            Professor Malcolm Christhilf
            This will be a demonstration and lecture on how artists paints are made. There will be a discussion of colored pigments, the binders that carry them and how they are mixed.

          6. Jewelry and Metalsmithing: Creating a Ring – from carving to casting
            Professor Cappy Counard
            Discover the process of carving a wax model, making a mold and casting molten silver to create a finished ring.

          7. Drawing: The Antique Art of Silverpoint Drawing
            Professsor Suzanne Proulx
            Learn about the history and process of the centuries-old drawing medium of silverpoint used by maters such as Raphael and Da Vinci.

          8. Wood: Hand-Carving a Unique Wooden Spoon
            Professor Karen Ernst
            Demonstration on designing, cutting out, carving, and shaping a wooden spoon.

          9. Illustration – Illustrating Children’s Books                                                                               
            Professor Michelle Vitali
            Watch a children's book illustration come to life, with finished samples and technical talk.

          10. Computer Animation: Introduction to Fluid Simulation
            Professor Karabo Legwaila
            Ever wondered how they make digital water? Come find out!

          11. Photography: Photography Lighting Studio Demonstration
            Professor Fred Scruton
            Photography portrait lighting will be demonstrated. Visitors are welcome to be models.


          HANDS ON WORKSHOPS 10:40-12:00

          1. Ceramics: Beginning wheel throwing Workshop
            A brief demonstration of beginning throwing techniques followed by 45 minutes of student wheel throwing.

          2. Animation: Basic Animation Principles Workshop
            Professor Mike Genz
            We will review the twelve principles of animation, as outlined in the seminal text, The Illusion of Life.  Students will animate a bouncing ball to illustrate several of the principles.

          3. Printmaking: Create an Intaglio print with etching Workshop
            Professor Bill Mathie
            Investigate the process of Intaglio. Go from drawing to etching to printing a small plate and take home your print.

          4. Graphic & Interactive Design: Animated GIF Creation Workshop
            Professor Cassandra Reese
            Students will learn the basic techniques for creating animated GIFs in Adobe Photoshop. Through experimentation, students will generate and export their own animated designs.

            Note: It is recommended students bring in external flash drives so they can save and take their animated GIFs home with them. 

          5. Metals: Casting Metal into Cuttlebone Workshop
            Professor Cappy Counard
            Casting Metal into Cuttlebone a piece of jewelry or a sculptural object by casting molten bronze directly into carved cuttlefish bone. This low-tech casting method allows you to go from idea to finished piece very quickly and with minimal tools.

          6. Wood Furniture: Making a Wooden Cutting Board Workshop
            Professor Karen Ernst
            Make a unique and functional cutting board by designing a shape, having it cut out on the bandsaw, sanding and then decorating it. Participants will learn about using paint, carving tools, and a woodburner to embellish their design.

          7. Graphic & Interactive Design: Personal Branding Workshop
            Professor Diane Crandall
            Students will learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to create a personal brand/monogram.

          8. Graphic & Interactive Design: Packaging Design: Box/Bag Building Workshop
            Professor Brigette Davitt
            Learn a step-by-step process for building a custom gift box or bag using a provided template and a variety or papers, patterns, handles, tissue and sticker closures. Leave with a finished piece and the know-how to continue to create your own gift bags and boxes with everyday office and school supplies.

          9. Drawing: Gesture Drawing Workshop
            Professor Geoff Beadle
            Experience the dynamics of the human form while exploring various strategies of gesture drawing from a live (clothed) model.  NOTE: This is a fast-moving workshop - bring lots of energy!

          10. Illustration: Drawing a Forensic Facial Reconstruction Workshop                                                            
            Professor Michelle Vitali
            Experience the process of developing the face of a skeleton through forensic techniques.