During this eight-lesson course, we will draw anime characters, manga, and comics, and learn to make short animations. You will use the same skills, tools, and artistic processes to create your artwork as real creative professionals.
Anime it! Tuesday, April 28
Session 5: Emotions. Doodles. Portraits.
11:30 am Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
1:00 pm 3rd-5th Grade
2:30 pm 6th-8th Grade
Session 7: Make Them Move!
Session 8: Animatics & Digital Photography.
Skills: Drawing, Color Pencils
Medium: Soft Pastels
Digital Skill: Digital Photography Giphy.com
We will draw your favorite toys, movie characters, game heroes, friends, or pets following the same processes that real anime professionals do.
Participants create turnaround drawings using watercolor. They practice observational drawing and complex problem solving to create and develop art characters.
Now let's make a moodboard and 3D model of your character out of clay.
Participants explore basic brainstorming techniques to define their characters' identities. Participants also practice sculpting to make characters out of model clay. They also participate in collaborative activities to present characters and to share ideas.
Medium: Collage, Mind Maps, Model Magic
We will next create short manga and comics about your character, their adventures, and the world around them.
Participants compose and draw stories and organize them in storyboards. Participants brainstorm storytelling ideas and capture them in storyboards. They also practice presenting complex ideas and telling stories about their characters.
Skills: Storytelling, Storyboard
Medium: Oil Pastels, Collage
Digital Skills: https://app.pixton.com
We ask you to take pictures of your artwork, and email them to us at email@example.com or post on Instagram under #monomakesart or #makeitmono #makeitmagicmono #monoartsouncil.
We will publish your artwork to share with the community, families, and the world!