Digital Illustration (ages 10-13, July 31-Aug. 4)


This course provides your teen with an introduction to beginner-intermediate skills in digital illustration using computer tools including the study of illustration as a visual interpretation of words, concepts and ideas. Campers learn basic software skills utilizing Adobe® Illustrator® while developing drawing abilities in a digital environment. Strategies for communicating content through pictorial narrative are also explored. The Digital Illustration camp takes place in DelVal’s state-of-the-art media lab where students will be working on Mac computers running the latest software. No illustration or drawing experience is required.

$299 program cost + $40 fee

About the Instructor

Since 1999, Douglas McCambridge has been working as a graphic designer, freelance and studio illustrator, and photographer. His clientele includes a diverse array of businesses and organizations, both large and small.

McCambridge received his B.F.A. from Kutztown University. After working in advertising and publication design in the Philadelphia area, it was time to open his own studio in upper Bucks County and obtain an M.F.A. in graphic/advertising design at the Marywood University. On completion of his M.F.A., McCambridge began teaching graphic design, photography, video production and art foundations at numerous local colleges and universities. He started with DelVal as an adjunct in January 2010 and as a full-time instructor in August 2014.

His primary design interest relates to identity. Whether working for clients or engaged with students in the classroom, the work he creates and the message delivered addresses the need for more sustainable solutions to design problems. His work has been exhibited in galleries nationwide as well as honored and published by the APEX Design Awards, Print Magazine and Rockport Publishing.

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