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Manga (Comics) Drawing Intermediate
Class Size: 14
Age Requirement: 7 - 12
Teacher: Perry Cheng
Class Time: 12:10-1pm
Class Room: TBA
Tuition Fee: 390.00
Textbook Fee: 0.00
Material Fee: 50.00
  

Class Description

Duration: 30 weeks
Age group: for ages 7 or up
Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of drawing
 
Having learned the basic techniques of manga drawing, we have to move on to the next level.  We now are ready to dig deeper to advanced techniques the professions apply in their books.  We will learn how to apply a large variety of special effects, how to finish off the backgrounds, and how to snapshot.   At the end of the course, you can show people your work- a two pages comics.


Outline:
Review
General effects :Hatching, cross hatching,
Different applications of hatching, Exercise
Screening/screentone
How to apply screentones, Exercise
Speed lines, zoom lines
Different effects of speedlines, Exercise
Using French curves, flexible curve, Exercise
Drawing with Dots,
Other effects/patterns
Special Effects: sketching, high contrasts, Chinese inking effect, reverse
Drawing the surroundings : Drawing houses, trees, interior and exterior
Exercise on buildings, interior and exterior
Drawing buildings, what is perspective, graphics design
One, Two, three point perspective, Exercises
Putting everything together (1)
Outline a short story, framing, drafting, inking, hair, clothes, muscles,
Background, special effects, and finishing, Exercises
one panel manga, draft and inking,  post-processing
How to depict continuous motion
How to take snapshots of motion
Storyboarding
Cover pages and Poster inserts
Q & A