Sam Ticknor

Sam Ticknor is an artist who works across traditional and emerging media. She studied art and computer science at Carnegie Mellon University and is currently pursuing her MFA in studio art at New York University. While working as a creative technologist, Sam developed award-winning, illustrated digital projects for museums, including the Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History, the Andy Warhol Museum, and The Nordic Museum. Sam enjoys teaching and has taught creative coding and animation at schools, camps and universities in Aspen, Pittsburgh, and New York City.

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Sam's Upcoming Workshops

  • Ages 9 - 12

Jul 24 - 28, 2023
9AM - 3PM

Adventures in Animation

Sam Ticknor

Tuition $595
Code K0809-23

This workshop explores storytelling techniques through the worlds of animation and stop motion. Students produce their own movie using the playful art of stop-motion animation, creating sets and characters with a variety of material resources. The second half of the week is devoted to the emerging field of interactive animation. Students learn how to write processing code to create digital animations that can actually react to their surroundings.

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  • Ages 9 - 12

Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2023
9AM - 3PM

Digital Art and Design

Sam Ticknor

Tuition $595
Code K0910-23

Take drawing and design to new heights in this drawing-based techshop. Learn the latest tools and techniques in illustration, graphic design, and digital collage. Students use illustration software, digital cameras, amazing computers, drawing pads and styluses, and printers in projects that come to life through postcards, prints, and zines. Young artists collage digital drawings onto photographs, learn to cut and blend found imagery, create computerized paint brushes, and more! At the end of the week, participants print digital art in a catalog for everyone to take home and share.

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