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A PAVED Arts At Home – Online Distance Workshop:

Pixel Art w/ Evan Todd-McCoy
Tuesday, May 5th, at 7pm
FREE to everyone in the community

Age: 12+

This workshop is now FULL! Please keep an eye out for our next workshop coming soon. Thank you!

This beginner workshop is an introduction to the basic fundamentals of pixel art: shape, color, and texture, using the free online sprite editor, Piskel ( It will also cover helpful topics such as options for software (including many free options), scaling and sizing art for various applications, and some of the principles of using pixel art for game design.
Participants will leave the workshop having created at least one animated character and will have a fundamental understanding of the specific elements that make pixel art a distinct medium in the digital arts.
No experience necessary! Participants will need a personal computer (laptop, tablet, and desktop are all fine) and access to the internet.
To register for this workshop, email
About Evan Todd-McCoy:
Evan is a local educator and self-taught craftsperson based in Saskatoon. He is passionate about learning, having accomplished three undergraduate degrees in Philosophy, English, and Education from the University of Saskatchewan. He became interested in the roles of digital art, makers’ spaces, and technological processes in education while working as a research assistant for the College of Education’s Education, Technology, and Design department. He is currently a substitute teacher with the Saskatoon Public School Division. He has experience leading workshops in prop-making and cosplay, including a workshop at the College of Ed’s makerspace which included educators, administrators, and students. His portfolio includes a commission from videogame developer/publisher Chucklefish, based in the UK. He continues to explore prop-making, Lego diorama, pixel art, and game development.
Members: FREE
Non-Members: FREE
The PAVED Arts Gallery and Production Centre is closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19, and PAVED Arts staff are working remotely. In the meantime, PAVED Arts At Home free-for-everyone programming is our response to these current events, as a way to stay connected, support artists, and bring our community closer together, virtually.