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Creating characters can be fun! Together students will learn how they can create characters for the stories they write! By using examples from his work, students get to create characters for their own picture books in exciting drawing workshops.
When creating characters for their own stories students learn to look at the importance of facial features, body pose, and character design. Students will look at different ways to come up with their own unique characters, and begin to build their own stories from these ideas.
In this creative workshop, students will work alongside Ben to create their very own picture book. Using their own drawings as the starting point for their stories, students will create a story going backwards! This is a very approachable way to discuss story elements in a fun and creative environment. Topics: Characters: the good, the […]
Arrrr me hearties! Ben comes dressed as a pirate for this session – with a pet crab on his shoulder too! Students will learn how to draw their very own pirates! Ben will read Louie the Pirate Chef by Simon Mitchell (which he illustrated) and will show students how he went about creating the pirate-filled book. The […]