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Storyboards and Illustrations (Pre-Teen and Teens)

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Title: Storyboards and Illustrations

Type of Class: Drawing and Story Building

Instructor: Laura Cotten

Time: Thursdays, 4:30 to 6:00 pm

Dates: Jan 17 – Mar 7

Price: $95/90 members

The class welcomes students that are beginners to advanced.  Ages 11 and Up

A writer employs words to develop a universe, but an illustrator has to CREATE a universe.  This class is designed to take the student through the creative process of developing characters and their stories.

Basics:

1. Sketching: how to sketch as well as easier ways to sketch, not pressing down hard but sketching lightly, easy erasure techniques, how to ignore mistakes to practice.
2. Shapes and Movement: how to use shapes in anatomy, lines in art and practice
3. Pen Art: putty erasers, lineart techniques, how to find materials you like, what kinds of materials to use for certain kinds of traditional art
4. Digital Art: use of and differences between digital and traditional drawing.

Design:

1. Character: easy design, using shapes to design, matching your world, face, hair, clothes
2. Story: how to create a story and create a world around it as well as how your character should fit into it
3. World: how to create a world for your story and how to design it

Sequence Design:

1. Chronological order: how to create a chronological timeline to use when creating storyboards, animatics, and comics.
2. Storyboarding: touching on what storyboarding is and how to do it
3. Animatics: the difference between a storyboard and an animatic, what an animatic is and how to do it.
4. Comics: the difference between the three, how to make a comic

Storyboarding:

1. Setup: how one would usually setup a storyboard and how it is done as a career.
2. Movement: how to match movement to dialogue and draw it for a storyboard
3. Animation: how to go from a storyboard to an animation

Animatics:

1. Setup: use of and how to setup an animatic, usually digitally
2. Storyboarding: the digital difference between storyboards an animatics
3. Animation: how to go from an animatic to an animation

Comics:

1. Setup: use of and how to set up a comic, easy techniques to do it
2. Comics: world design and placement
3. Story: matching dialogue with movement and placements

Class dates:

Jan 17
Jan 24
Jan 31
Feb 7
Feb 14
Feb 21
Feb 28
Mar 7

Alabama Art Supply

Alabama Art Supply has generously offered a 20% discount to ESAC students for supplies. Be sure to check out their website!

A $25 fee will be charged for all class refunds due to a withdrawal. Refunds will be given up to seven (7) days prior to class start date. Thereafter, no refunds will be given, unless the ESAC cancels the class.

 

A $75 fee will be charged for all workshop refunds due to a withdrawal. Refunds will be given up to one (1) month prior to the workshop start date. Thereafter, norefunds will be given, unless the ESAC cancels the workshop.

In addition to studio instruction, Laura will follow up each class with a YouTube video that will include additional tips and techniques, speed art, and drawing tutorials.

$95.00

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