Manga Immersion Taster

March 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Fairmount Park Horticultural Center, Dixon Room
100 N Horticultural Dr
Philadelphia, PA 19131
$30 ($25 members)
Nicole Schaller
Manga Immersion Taster @ Fairmount Park Horticultural Center, Dixon Room | Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States

This taster is a great introduction to our manga immersion camp. Meet the art instructor Candice Graham, learn about manga as an art form, and participate in fun drawing exercises. If you decide to apply for the summer program at a later date, $15 of the workshop tuition will be applied to your camp order. Open to youth 11-15.

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$255 members

Character Week: July 9 – July 13
Campers will have fun designing their own characters and learn what consists of good character design. Campers will learn anatomy and figure drawing to enhance their characters. At the end of the week, campers will show off their character creations to their parents.

World Building: July 16 – July 20
Explore the manga that you create! Campers will create a setting and explore aspects of that setting’s world. World building will allow campers to think critically about the world they create through a historical lens. At the end of the week, campers will show off their world booklet for their manga.

Manga Storytelling: July 23 – July 27
Campers will learn how to tell their stories in manga medium. Campers will create short stories and learn the best way to composition panels to tell their stories. At the end of the week Campers will share their manga creations with their parents.

Shoujo and Shounen: July 30 – August 3
Campers will dive into the world of action comics (shounen) and magical girls (shoujo) and will develop their own short manga in a similar vein. Campers will develop a script for their manga idea and go through the process of creating a short manga that they will present to their friends and family at the end of the week.

Manga Illustration: August 6 – August 10
Campers will create illustrations based on their own stories and characters. Campers will create a cover for their stories and create a poster to promote their story. On Friday, campers will display their work in a collective gallery for the parents.