Beg./Int. Drawing: Weekend Intensive Workshop 11/16-17

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Beg./Int. Drawing: Weekend Intensive Workshop 11/16-17

199.00

Taught by Carrah Aldridge, Instagram star @creative_carrah

This class meets for 2 days: November 16-17, 9:00AM-5:00PM for students ages 10 and up. Class size: 4 min, 15 max.

Saturday/Sunday November 16-17 at 9:00AM-5:00PM

Instagram star @creativecarrah will work with you to develop your own anime character in this weekend intensive workshop designed especially for students coming from out of town*!

The NCAC is conveniently located on the Square in downtown Newark. Dining and accommodations are within walking distance of the center: Hilton Doubletree

Students will have lunch scheduled from 12:00-1:00 and can opt to order in or go out (accompanied by a parent/guardian) to one of the many dining options available on the Square.

Students should procure the following supplies for this class and bring to class on the first day:

-Kneaded erasers
-Faber Castell 2B pencil 
-Blending stumps 
-Faber Castell rubber erasers

-Small METAL pencil sharpener

-Canson XL Mix Media 11x14 sketchbook

NOTE: Kneaded erasers and blending stumps are universal in how they work. Find whatever is the most affordable - they will work fine.

*The NCAC is looking into webcasting this class. If you’d like to take this class remotely, please email us at: newarkculturalartscenter@gmail.com to be added to our email list and we’ll let you know when this has been set up.

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Course Objective: Students will be able create their own anime character by the end of the course.

Day 1, AM:
-Students will learn drawing fundamentals (how to properly sketch, hold a pencil, what papers are good to use for different mediums)
-Test out other mediums (on the different papers I will talk about) that they can potentially use for their final pieces later on.
-Observe how light can affect how an object looks.

- Dramatic and soft lighting

//Short Break//

Day 1, AM:
-Learn the structure of the human face
-Students will learn how to draw different features of the human face including: eyes, nose, lips, eyebrows, ears, hair, etc.
-Observe how lights and shadows appear on the curves of faces

Lunch 12:00-1:00


Day 1, PM:
-Students will learn basic human anatomy
-Learn how to reference a photo and find angles to help them achieve more realistic body shapes
-Learn techniques to make drawing hands, feet, arms, and legs easier.

//Short Break//


Day 1, PM:
-Learn how fabric looks when stretched or relaxed.
-See how the weight of a fabric can affect its appearance
-Apply these rules, about fabric, to the body.
-Learn how these different fabrics look on the body.


Day 2, AM:
-Begin stylizing their characters
-Students will see examples of many art styles from a variety of artists ranging from cartoon styles to semi-realistic styles.
-Students will get to test out these different styles and see what they like the most.
-Students will learn how to scale their anatomy to make a more cartoon-like character

//Short Break//


Day 2, AM:
-I will briefly talk about and show examples of different patterns and textures students can apply to their drawings (used on clothing, typically)
-Begin final character drawings
-Get 1 on 1 help for anything they are struggling with

Lunch 12:00-1:00


Day 2, PM:
-Students will continue working on their final products.
-Coloring supplies will be provided if students want to color their work.

//Short Break//

Day 2, PM:
-If finished early, students will have the option to show the class their piece.
-Compare their very first drawing, from the first day, to their finished piece.

Refund / Class credit policy: Because workshops meet for a very limited time we cannot offer refunds.