Graphic Design Summer Studio

Pre-College Program

The Graphic Design Summer Studio is an intensive three-day workshop that guides participants through the graphic design process from ideation and concept development to production. High school students interested in a career in graphic design will have an opportunity to work with faculty and students in the development of real-world visual design solutions. Workshops will take place in cutting-edge labs and studios and utilize industry standard hardware and software. The workshop culminates in an exhibition for parents and families and will feature the work produced over the three days.

Summer Overnight Pre-College Program

July 19-22, 2020

Age Group: Students entering grades 10-12

Fee: $375
Includes all activities, meals, and on-campus housing.

Events

Jul 22

Student exhibition

4:00 PM

Parents are invited to the exhibition on Wednesday, July 22 from 4-5 p.m. in the Campus Center Rotunda.

2020 Workshop Theme: Package Design

Topics and workshops will vary each summer to provide participants with the opportunity to broaden their graphic design knowledge and experience.

Package Design

This workshop examines graphic design from the standpoint of brand and marketing as it relates to package design. In a design studio environment, participants will develop and produce product package designs for an assigned business.

Visual Communications

Participants are introduced to graphic design and the graphic design process. This workshop will cover concept development and consider how designers formulate solutions to complicated design problems.

Computer Graphics

Using industry-standard software, students will create graphics and experiment with typography.

Production Methods

Participants are introduced to the standard methods of graphic design production and presentation. This includes learning about file preparation, printing, and displaying work for both clients and a portfolio. The workshop will culminate in a student show featuring the work created during the summer studio.

Scholarships

Earn up to $2,000 off Penn College tuition

Did you know you can save money on your Penn College tuition if you attend one of our Pre-College Programs? 

Learn More

Here's how it works:

  • Complete a Pre-College Program during the summer before entering 9-12 grade. 
  • Or better yet, come for two Pre-College Programs. Pick a different program the second time around or come for the same one twice. Each year we mix things up.
  • Attend Penn College and receive $1,000 off your tuition each year if you came for one program. 
  • Or, get $2,000 off your tuition each year if you join us for two programs.