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8-12 yrs Sketching for Kids

ONILINE / IN-STUDIO

DIGITAL / TRADITIONAL SKETCHING FOR KIDS (8-12 yrs)

2 hours weekly,

online: $150 monthly

in-studio:  $170 monthly


High-quality art materials are included into the in-studio price. Sibling 15% off)

Dive into the comic world with our (Traditional or Digital) Sketching class!

Designed for kids who want to draw characters from their favourite games, movies and books. This class will focus on teaching drawing fundamentals to students 8-12 years old.!

Students will learn to draw realistic and comic figures from scratch, create vehicles and locations, and tell stories through comic panelling.

Students can bring either sketchbooks or Digital Tablets, the instruction will be provided for both digital and traditional media. 

iPad requirements for students interested in drawing in ProCreate:

  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2015, 2017 and 2018 models)

  • 11-inch iPad Pro

  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro

  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro

  • iPad (6th generation/2018 model)

  • iPad (5th generation/2017 model)

  • iPad Air 3

  • iPad Air 2

  • iPad Air

  • iPad mini 5

  • iPad mini 4

  • iPad mini 3

  • iPad mini 2

Topics covered:

Perspective
1 point perspective
2 point perspective +
3 point perspective

Thumbnails
Creating smaller sketches to prioritize areas of interest

Lights and values
Gradients vs sudden value changes and how these changes are interpreted
Proper shading techniques
Separation of positive and negative space

Simple Still Life with fruits and vegetables

Stylized anatomy

Stylized facial features
Stylized self portrait

Anime
How to draw anime eyes

Realistic Anatomy
Torso
Arms
Legs
neck
Hands and Feet

Realistic facial proportions

How to draw different parts of the face
Eyes, nose, ears

Sketching Renaissance era statues

Creating from imagination
How to use simple shapes to create more complicated forms
How to make shapes, straight lines and curves

Drawing cars

Drawing planes

Sketching mammals

Sketching reptiles
Identifying characteristics such as eyes, scales and facial proportions

Drawing birds

Hybrid animals

Imaginary animals

Spotlights
Marvel
DC
Disney
Manga

Location
Day & Time
Register
Class Teacher
Room
Online
Wednesday 4:15 - 6:15 PM
Online
Friday 4:15 - 6:15 PM
San Rafael
Wednesday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Materials we provide for in-studio classes,

and recommend for the online lessons:

Paint:
- set of acrylic paint (at least these colors - black, white. red. blue. yellow, green. brown, orange, purple). Recommended brand - Basics by Liquitex 
- watercolor paint, preferably in dry pans form. Recommended brand - Artist’s Loft by Michaels
Set of soft pastels. Recommended brand - Artist’s Loft by Michaels 

Drawing Medium:
- regular HB pencil
- eraser
- optional: set of graphite pencils of different softness (2H, H, B, 2B, 4B etc)
- colored pencils. Recommended brand - Prismacolor 
- optional: markers. Recommended brand - Copics 
- liners or sharpie pens. 

Tools:
- brushes - flat and round (pointy). Use separate brushes for acrylic and watercolor paint.
- wooden clay sculpting tools
- paper plates for mixing paint
- water bucket or cup
- scissors 
- glue stick

Clay:
- Air-dry clay - white. Recommended brand - Crayola 
- Oven baked clay - white. Recommended brand - Sculpey 
- Modeling clay - multiple colors. Recommended brand - Claytoon 

Surfaces:
- painting boards or mixed media paper, 8’’x10'’ or bigger - good for acrylic paint, coloring pencils, markers and graphite pencils.
- canvases, 8’’x10’’ or bigger - for acrylic paint only
- watercolor paper, 8’’x10’’ or bigger - for watercolor paint
- sketchbook or loose sketch paper (printing paper is ok) - any size
- construction paper (multiple colors), 11’’x14’’ or bigger

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