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Weekend Workshops

More High School Weekend Workshops are Here!

The best part? Registration is NOW OPEN. Check out our awesome offerings for November & December 2018! Details can be found below:

Graphic Design Workshop- New!

Saturday, December 1st // 10am – 4pm

In this graphic design workshop, students will be exploring how color, typography, imagery, shape, and language come together to form the brand of their very own Chatbot! Identify your bot’s mission, describe their personality, design an avatar and visuals corresponding to their traits, map out a conversation flow, and create a diagram of interactive states. Students will walk away with a Bot Brand Board, Conversation Flow, and a Bot Avatar.

Instructor: Alysa Buchanan, Master of Graphic Design Student at NC State
Registration Fee: $75.00

Alysa Buchanan

Alysa began studying graphic design at the age of 14 at the Center of Applied Technology North in Severn, MD. She secured her Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication Design and a Marketing minor at Stevenson University in Baltimore, MD. She has worked in corporate settings and as a freelance graphic and web designer. Her research focuses on how design can partner with the military to elevate quality of life and accessibility to mental health care for soldiers both in active duty combat zones and on the homefront with their families and community. Alysa graduates with a Master’s in Graphic Design from NCSU in May 2019. She would like to teach Visual Design in a K-12 or university environment.

Video Game Design Workshop- New!

Saturday, December 8th // 10am – 4pm

In this introductory workshop, students will be introduced to an easy to learn tool that will allow them to make their own digital gaming experiences. They will learn about video games, take some games apart, and then create a game that others can play. No previous game design experience required.

Instructor: Hal Meeks, Alumnus of NC State’s Master of Art + Design Program
Registration Fee: $75.00

Hal Meeks

Hal Meeks has a Master’s in Art + Design from the College of Design. He teaches at NC State University and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in NC State University’s Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media program. Hal has taught animation at a number of Design Lab programs over the years, including Design Camp. His latest project is a game controller made from a brick.