Beginner Anime + Manga Cartoon Drawing for Tweens
In this course, students get an inside look into the exciting world of Anime & Manga cartoon art and design. Students learn how to capture the fundamentals of facial features & anatomy within the Manga, Anime Art tradition culminating in designing their own characters.
They will design unique characters- Human, Animal or Fantasy subjects, in the anime style and how to draw these characters in action. Lessons will be given on figure drawing & proportion in one or more of the various styles: Shonen, Seinen, Shojo, Josei or Kodomomuke. Students will create a Character Chart - with color palette for Skin/Hair/Eyes/Clothing, shading techniques in color for all Manga pens. Demos will be given in: shading with manga markers & inking. The course will end with a critique on each student’s work. Returning students will be accommodated & techniques polished.
Class is offered as single day drop-ins or sign up for multi-week full course by selecting the start date from the registration calendar below.
Tuesdays | 4:30pm-6:30pm
FULL COURSE OFFERED: JAN 4-FEB 22 (7 weeks; no class Feb 1)
Fee includes all art supplies. Prior registration is required. Limited availability & safety restrictions apply. All students must sign a Class Waiver & Liability Form prior to arrival. Please check confirmation email for link to waiver after booking.
Masks are mandatory to fully cover nose and mouth and must not be removed during your session.