Categories: Arts & Crafts | Ages: 6 - 14 Years | Format: Online Live
If you like visual novels and animated series, and if you find yourself doodling characters from those stories on your off time, this is the place for you!
In this workshop, you will learn how to make manga (Japanese-style comics) and basic animation techniques using your own vision and design.
Our Japanese professional illustrator will teach you all Manga techniques, such as symbols, visual expressions, and character facial expressions, so that you can immediately make a professional piece.
You will not need any special talents or drawing skills to create a good manga. With just some tips and techniques, they will be able to learn the basics at our workshop. Let’s learn how to create your own Manga piece with us!
What you need for the class
• Black marker (Thin felt-tip pen)
• Pencil (B/2B is preferred)
• Colored pencils
Contact the RESOBOX one hour before the class to setup your makeup class.
The last 2 sessions of the month with Ms. Sumi
• 3rd Sunday Manga drawing exercise (Learn specific Manga techniques)
• 4th Sunday Create your own cartoon using techniques you learn previous week
Monthly theme with Sumi
・May – School / How to draw faces
・June – School part. 2 / How to draw the human body
・July – School part. 3 / How to draw character in motion
・August – Fantasy / How to design a character
・September – Fantasy part. 2 / Manga symbols and effects
・October – Fantasy part. 3 / Manga plot and story-telling
Upcoming Schedule for Virtual Manga Drawing Workshop with Ms. Sumi
Celebrate Japanese culture at RESOBOX in East Village. RESOBOX is a Japanese cultural center dedicated to sharing and celebrating Japanese influence in the arts. The cultural center offers a broad range of authentic Japanese activities, events, classes, art exhibitions and even cuisines. RESOBOX featuring Japanese-inspired works by artists from all over the world, along with workshops, a cafe, a gallery and event space to celebrate Japanese culture. Especially exciting for families are the cultural center's kid-friendly classes and programming including drawing and animation classes, sushi-making workshops and comic-themed workshops. Before you leave this spot, be sure to make a pit-stop at their on-site cafe that boasts traditional Japanese cuisine including ramen bowls, seaweed salad and traditional teas!
Takashi Ikezawa is a native of Japan who has dedicated his life to disseminating Japanese arts and culture to the world. His strong identification with Japanese culture stems from four years of experience working as a certified mountain guide on Mt. Fuji – a place that is histori