2024 Term 1: Tuesday 30 January to Saturday 13 April
2024 Term 2: Tuesday 30 April to Saturday 6 July
2024 Term 3: Tuesday 23 July to Saturday 28 September
2024 Term 4: Tuesday 15 October to Saturday 21 December
* Public Holidays excluded.
Manga Class, a dynamic and engaging course designed to elevate your skills in drawing characters and capturing dynamic expressions. Tailored for enthusiasts of manga and anime, this class is perfect for those looking to advance their abilities in portraying facial features and conveying movement in their artwork.
In this course, we focus on the intricate art of bringing manga characters to life by honing in on the details of facial features. From expressive eyes to nuanced mouth movements, participants will learn the techniques to infuse personality and emotion into their characters. Additionally, we delve into the realm of dynamic poses and gestures, providing the tools to convey a sense of action and energy in your manga creations.
- Mastering Facial Expressions: Develop the ability to depict a wide range of emotions through expressive eyes, nuanced mouth movements, and detailed facial features.
- Dynamic Pose and Movement: Learn the art of conveying dynamic action and fluidity in characters, mastering the techniques to create lively and engaging scenes.
- Character Design and Development: Hone skills in crafting unique and compelling characters, exploring their backgrounds, personalities, and contributing to character-driven narratives.
- Storytelling through Panels: Understand the fundamentals of visual storytelling, including panel layout, pacing, and sequencing, to create a cohesive and captivating narrative.
- Incorporating Backgrounds: Explore techniques for incorporating detailed and immersive backgrounds into manga panels, enhancing the overall visual storytelling experience.
- Digital Manga Creation: Gain proficiency in using digital tools and software for manga creation, allowing for efficient workflow and polished final products.
- Critique and Feedback: Develop the ability to give and receive constructive feedback, fostering a supportive and collaborative learning environment.
- Portfolio Development: Compile a portfolio showcasing a diverse range of manga artwork, demonstrating growth and proficiency in various aspects of manga creation.
- Cultural Understanding: Explore the cultural influences and nuances specific to manga and anime, gaining a deeper appreciation for the art form's origins and evolution.