Sunday: Start your week right with a brisk and informative Portland Design and History Walking Tour. Later that evening, celebrate the bright, vibrant history of neon at a showing of the 2015 film NEON.
Monday: Local animators come together to uncover their interpretation of “curiosity” at AEPDX Presents Curiosity. Each creator begins with a circle in the middle of the screen and goes from there. Anyone who enjoys animation or the unpredictability of creativity will leave inspired and entertained.
Tuesday: Get expert advice on how to turn your message into a vibrant, moving tale with Telling Your Story in a Visual World, then bump elbows and share doodles with your illustrator pals at SketchXchange with Jordan Metcalf.
Wednesday: Winter is almost over, but the Father of Dragons will make an appearance at Wacom for The Art of Making Monsters with Dan Katcher. Get a sneak peek of the hit docu-reality show Drawing Inspiration, and learn what’s in store for the future.
Thursday: Using only black, gold, and WeMake orange, a show-stopping team of illustrators have created a unique and memorable set of 9x9 prints at 26: A Lettering Show. Get weird with the Corpse Gallery, a cumulative, collaborative game hosted by OMFGCO and DevelopmentNow. Feeling thirsty? Try your hand at beer label design at 99 Bottles of Art on the Wall.
Friday: Streamline your process at the Graphic Recording and Applied Design Thinking Workshop, with listening and illustration exercises for all skill levels. Then get your game on at the PIGSquad Drink-n-Draw, where indie games and doodling collide.
Saturday: Printmaking, guided meditation, collaborative painting—the Creativity Workshop has it all. Come with a passion for creativity and experience creative problem-solving in this engaging workshop at Magnetic North.