In this course, students will learn how to take ideas from their imagination to three-dimensional characters using art and writing! Students will use traditional media, including inks, watercolour, markers and pencils for drawing. Writing prompts and exercises will be provided to breathe life into each character. By the end of the course, students will have fully realized characters of their very own.
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ESYP-0311 - 001 - Character Creation (Ages 12-14)
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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