The LINK Program's workshops are typically held the third Saturday of the month, during the school year. Seniors and juniors also have the opportunity to participate in an additional portfolio building workshop to create a professional presentation of their work.
In this workshop, Jovon Rossman will lead students through the iterative steps of solution-based problem solving, commonly known as “Design Thinking”. Students will practice design thinking frameworks for innovation used at Facebook, Apple, Google and AT&T and taught by IDEO and the Stanford d.School.
In this workshop, Jeff Barlow will walk us through the history of illuminated letters and their effect on typography.
In this workshop, Drew Wicklund will teach students to use their observational skills to draw from life. He’ll reveal methods for finding the freedom to draw with an open mind, soaking everything in, and capturing the moment anytime/anywhere with art and word.
The Portfolio Workshop provides LINK Juniors and Seniors with an overview of what a portfolio is and how it is used both for college applications and in the professional world. Volunteers will help students curate their art and each student will be set up with an online portfolio.
In this workshop, Esther Loopstra will lead you through creative drawing exercises that will allow you to find a unique visual language of your own.
Learn to see and describe the movement of the human body in this gesture drawing workshop. Working with a clothed model, we will discover a simple method of mapping a complicated form into shapes, angles, and big proportions.