Children's Program

Code: K0910-23

    • Ages 9 - 12

Digital Art and Design

Jul 31 - Aug 4, 2023

9AM - 3PM


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.


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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Workshop Details

Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.


Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts

Making Art Accessible

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Discounts are available for students and teachers.

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