Learn how to illustrate animals using a variety of techniques and styles. The class will cover traditional materials such as acrylic paint, alcohol-based markers, pencils, and inks. We will also cover how to clean up and enhance our illustrations using procreate, a digital software. Styles will vary from realism to exaggerated characterization. Students will leave this course with a portfolio of animal illustrations and foundational skills for drawing animals.
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ESDR-0226 - 001 - Animal Illustration
Students ages 65 and over are eligible for the Seniors Discount, 20% off the listed course registration fee.
Graduates from NSCAD University credit programs are eligible for a 20% discount on Extended Studies courses. This does not apply to returning Extended Studies students.
Robin has lived in Kjipuktuk (Halifax) since they were 15. They are a neurodivergent, trans masculine, non-binary, queer, artist. He’s a graduate student in Saint Mary’s Women and Gender Studies program, and they did their undergrad at NSCAD University in Interdisciplinary Fine Art. Much of Robin’s work revolves around teaching and
sharing craft and creative practices in queer and youth oriented spaces. They're an interdisciplinary artist who covers a range of mediums including bookbinding, painting, writing, printmaking and illustration. Robin is in the early stages of creating their first graphic novel which is part of his thesis on queer graphic novels. Robin loves teaching, bookbinding, drawing, creating characters and spending time with his high energy dog, Skylar.
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