Beg./Int. Drawing: Weekend Intensive Workshop

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Beg./Int. Drawing: Weekend Intensive Workshop

199.00

Taught by Carrah Aldridge, Instagram star @creative_carrah

This class meets for 2 days: July 20-21, 9:00AM-5:00PM for students ages 10 and up. Class size: 4 min, 15 max.

Saturday/Sunday July 20-21 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.

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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.