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Cartooning, Anime and Character Design 4 Kids

Grades 2-4

Are you a fan of cartoons and anime? Together we’ll examine how cartoon characters are constructed and designed. Using basic shapes and guidelines, you will see your cartoon images quickly emerge from the page with each stroke of the pencil or stylus. You will explore how to give drawings personalities and character through classic cartooning techniques to breathe life into your creations. This is an introductory experience, beginners are welcome.


January 18


8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Goals and Learning Objectives
  • Gain confidence to create and edit your artwork
  • Get experience designing characters from scratch
  • Have fun and work with your friends on creative projects
  • Learn to combine both traditional art and digital art together
  • Learn to translate imagination to realization on paper
  • Review various art tools and use them to create exciting art projects
Projects and Activities
  • Create a digital portfolio of your artwork
  • Create fun and inspiring art projects using a computer
  • Develop ideas for your own creative work
  • Share & review other work using constructive feedback
  • Use digital tools to express yourself

Primary Computer Device:

  • iPad


Additional Tech Used:

  • Headphones
  • Microphone
  • Web Camera
  • Apple Pencil / stylus
  • Procreate
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Topics and Skills Covered
  • 2D digital art
  • 2D pixel art
  • 3D design
  • 3D digital art
  • Blended medium design
  • Brainstorming
  • Collaboration and communication
  • Constructive feedback
  • Creative expression
  • Cross medium design
  • Digital art design
  • Digital art techniques
  • Digital art tools
  • Digital painting/drawing
  • Exploration of digital possibilities
  • Iterative design
  • Personal expression
  • Portfolio creation
  • Project management
  • Scope and scale
  • Style
  • Time management
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