ONLINE Anime & Manga Art & Cartooning for Teens
Meets ONLINE Saturdays @ 12pm-2pm via Zoom
Suitable for Teens 9-16 yrs
Teens get an inside look into the exciting world of Anime, Manga & Cartoon Drawing in this full class course. Design your own characters & storylines & learn professional drawing techniques in these styles. Learn how to capture the fundamentals of facial features & anatomy within the Manga, Anime Art tradition culminating in designing your own manga characters. Lessons on figure drawing & proportion in one or more of the various styles: Shonen, Seinen, Shojo, Josei or Kodomomuke. We will work on line drawing vs. value and have a demos in: shading with manga markers & inking. In the second half of the course, students will be introduced to the techniques of storyboarding -incorporating narrative based on panel-to-panel storytelling, costume & character design. The course will end with a critique on each student’s work. Drawing experience is useful for this course but not essential, we recommend full courses to learn this media. Returning students will be facilitated for & techniques polished. Students may also work on tablets.
Sign up for a discounted monthly Class package & save!
Meets once a week ONLINE for 4/5 wks or 8/9 wks ( the more classes you sign up, the cheaper the rate & the bigger you save)
PLEASE NOTE While we do offer individual class sign up options in this course, it is primarily for those with tricky schedules or those who want to choose their own calendar dates or who have missed the start of the course. We strongly encourage everyone to sign up for a full class course, it is the only way to learn skills in this media. If you are signing up for one individual class, this will only serve as a taster session , it is not possible to learn a craft in two hours or to progress. Please be patient and manage your expectations, you may not finish your project in one lesson, creativity takes time.
Students are required to download the (free) Zoom App before class time. After your register we will supply you with a link to join the class on your App