Digital Art Workshop

Digital Art Workshop

 Posted on Oct 04, 2021

​Location

Art Studio in the Island Recreation Club (IRC)

Schedule

There will be 6 classes on Mondays: October 11, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, 2021 (no class on October 18 because of the school holiday).

Cost

The total cost for all 6 classes is 300 SAR, which you will pay in cash on the first day of the 6-week workshop, Monday, October 11.

For Who?

Adults only, for computer operators of all levels (senior TKS school students by special arrangement – please email requests).
Participants are required to follow the Keeping KAUST Safe guidelines.

Equipment and materials

You will need to bring the following to the workshops.

  • Either, an iPad with procreate installed. The software “Procreate” for digital drawing costs 10 USD and is found in the AppStore, plus an Apple pencil would be required to use the software to its full extent, which could cost approximately 90 USD.
  • Alternatively, a laptop with a compatible drawing tablet and stylus, alongside the software “clip studio” or equivalent (PaintTool SAI or other) is also appropriate. The software “clip studio paint pro” costs 50 USD and can be obtained from clip studio’s official website.
  • For laptop users without a drawing tablet, a small Wacom tablet and pen are most recommended as they have all basic functions as any other tablet, and costs approximately 70 USD (can be obtained in Jarir as well for the price of 495 SAR, though alternatively it can be purchased through Amazon or Noon).
  • The Art Club will supply paper for printing.
  • If you have any questions about equipment please email Mauricio: mauricio.aguilaraguilaisaias@kaust.edu.sa

Teacher

Mauricio Aguilar is a Bioengineering Master’s student coming from Mexico, who initially developed his skills in traditional art media such as watercolor, oils, and pastels and is currently pursuing digital art.

His works focus mainly on natural scenes, animals, and animal characters, frequently experimenting with colors and shapes to create vibrant dreamlike scenes.

Sign Up

Click on this link and complete the registration form, to reserve a place in the workshop.


Digital Art Workshop

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