In conjunction with the The Design Conference, rising star Lisa King takes you through her illustrative skills using Wacom tablet technology. Lisa King will share her process in taking a design and illustration from an initial sketch right through to final design. Students will walk away with an insight into how to transform ideas into works of art using a variety of digital tips and tricks.
Students will learn how to create their own skin tone colour palette, how to colour edit, match, and blend. From there students will be shown how to add texture, the importance of edges, and focusing on detail areas and tightening. Then finally how to finish the piece by adding shadows and highlights.
Best suited to beginner/ intermediate photoshop users. Don’t forget to have photoshop pre-installed on your computer before attending the workshop!
ABOUT LISA KING
Lisa is a self taught artist based in Adelaide, South Australia. Her work crosses over various mediums – oil, acrylic, charcoal and digital. Her passion is portraiture and characters. Her work ranges from illustration to portraiture to mural work, with a gravitation towards fashion, romance, indie culture, pop influence and escapism. Her work has been labeled ‘colorfully angelic yet seemingly dark.’
Lisas career as a painter started in 2012 when she decided to swap full time medium as a Graphic designer to more Raw aesthetics. Since then she has been in multiple group shows and a few solo exhibitions. Fast forward to 2015 and she is starting to focus on larger scale creation with a primary pull towards mural work and figurative and fashion portraiture. She is currently in studio full time investigating and experimenting heavily on her admiration for crossing over mediums and the executions that exist within theyre paths.
ABOUT THE DESIGN CONFERENCE
Five years ago we started dreaming of designing an event experience, tailored to the creative industry. We envisioned world class speakers, incredible audio-visual production, interactive side-events and hands on learning opportunities. This is ultimately an event which provides a high-value experience for its audience, speakers, supporters and sponsors.
In 2011, we made our biggest step — the first. What we lacked in experience was overshadowed by our ability to deliver a unique event that people loved. The next 3 years were spent expanding the event into the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne, before returning our focus to our creative locale: Brisbane.
With four years under our belt, The Design Conference 2015 was delivered at the Brisbane Powerhouse, a world class venue in the heart of Brisbane. We were humbled by the positive feedback, which was perhaps best epitomised by Andy Wright, from ‘For The People’, who tweeted “…it was the best event I’ve ever been to…”
We cant wait for this years event. It will be a dream come true.
We love you Brisbane.
- An in depth tutorial on how Lisa creates using Wacom tablet technology (tablets provided)
- Lunch Included!
- fast tracked entrance to The Design Conference!
- Laptop with a working copy of Adobe Photoshop + Illustrator (free trial available to download from Adobe.com)
Vendor since 2014
Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.
From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.
Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. If you do miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email email@example.com to organise a refund or transfer.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
- Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
- Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)
Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.