Introduction to Character Design - Drawing Your Favorite Heros, Heroines, and Fantasy Figures: Ages 13-15
Learn the steps to confidently draw your favorite super heroes, heroines, fantasy figures and characters. Using the magic blue pencil, expand your artistic vocabulary and discover the secret of bringing your characters to life. Course covers staging, silhouette, posture, structure, costume, color, and shapes, enabling students to create characters imbued with human traits. Discover how to create an imaginative world for your characters complete with background, middle ground, and foreground.
First Class materials: 14" x 17" drawing pad (Strathmore 400 series drawing paper pads), Drawing board (Sax 19 1/2” x 19” Carry-All Portable Drawing Board), Prismacolor Verithin Pencils- set of 12, 24, or 36, 1 Indigo blue verithin pencil, eraser, Kum Long Point Pencil Sharpener, a list of three figures you want to draw. IMPORTANT:
• All students attending courses on the Goldsmith Campus must check in with Continuing Education staff in the lobby of the Ahmanson Building.
• All Young Artist Workshop (YAW) students are required to submit a completed Pre-College Programs Emergency Contact Information Form and Policies and Procedures Acknowledgement of Receipt (last page) prior to admittance into the classroom. Students will not be permitted to attend without this.
• For students attending both morning and afternoon classes, a mandatory fee of $50 is required for supervision during the lunch break (meals not included). The fee is paid upon check-in on the first day of each 2-week session.
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