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Visual Storytelling: Art, Comics & Manga Online

Fall 2020 registration is open!

VISUAL STORYTELLING: ART, COMICS & MANGA ONLINE

 

OVERVIEW

Learn to illustrate your favorite Disney, Manga, and Anime characters! In this class young artists will focus on human anatomy and proportions, telling a story in a single image, exaggerating a pose or facial expression to push the mood, color theory to enhance character design, and more. Students will learn and improve their skills in Photoshop (or Krita) through live tutorials, guided lessons, and practice both during and after class hours.

 

Ages:  11 – 18
Dates:  Oct. 3 – Nov. 21, 2020
Times:
  Saturdays, 1:30 – 3:00 pm EST
Tuition:  $325 
Location:  Zoom (Details provided in Welcome Letter)

 

Requirements:

 

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PROGRAM FACULTY


 


Zachary Rhoades
Comic Artist
Read more about Mr. Rhoades

Zachary Rhoades has been working in media since 2003, and taught undergraduate courses in animation, storyboarding, greenscreen, and production at Art Institute of D.C. and George Mason University. In addition to his professional experience, Mr. Rhoades is an avid fan of all things nerd and geek, including cartoons, comics, and video games. Mr. Rhoades has created and contributed to multiple independent comics and books and is a regular contributor to “The Saturday Morning Cartoonists” podcast. Mr. Rhoades earned his bachelor’s degree in computer graphics and animation from George Mason University, and he is currently working on the independent publishing of his illustrated novel series “GENE515.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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