Basic for Comic Drawing (hand painted) 6th grade and above
This course teaches teenagers and adults who are interested in learning how to draw comic. The style is Japanese style. If the student is interested in American comic style, the teacher will also teach this style at the end of the course. The course mainly focused on character’s characterization. Basic technics of drawing such as perspective will be taught. People drawing in the comic will be taught one by one, from head to the whole body. Clothing design for a specific character will be taught at last. In the end of the course, students should be able to design and draw their own comic characters.
Learning Objectives: · Get familiar to Comic drawing; · Learn how to draw character body parts one by one; · Be able to design and draw comic characters.
Teaching Method: The teacher will show class materials through projector so that all students can see. The teacher will draw step by step and explain the drawing principle. Individual guidance will be offered during the class if students have questions.
Course Materials: Students must bring basic drawing materials such as paper and pencil. Students can also bring picture materials that they want to copy or learn.
Wen Yao is a passionate artist who consists on drawing from her early age. Wen started to create her own original comic at her college time. Her first original comic “Dragon Lock” won the third price of 2011 Tencent China Original Nationwide Comic Competition, and then she signed with Mileland Company as a freelance author. Moreover, due to Wen’s consisting on creating and hard work spirit, she accumulated abundant experience in comic drawing and digital art creation. As a former engineering student and a master student in Game Science and Design degree, Wen developed broad views on different areas, which gives her endless art creation ideas. Her solid painting skill and her massive experience on different areas make her the best teacher for students who want to master comic creation and digital painting in a short time.