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Chris’ virtual visits are an ideal opportunity to get a ‘behind the scenes’ glimpse at how digital art is created and manipulated for the world of publishing.
For Primary students, Chris will create a character unique to your class. Watch it being created before your eyes!
For Secondary students, Chris will delve a little deeper into the power and possibilities of digital illustration. Deconstruct an existing artwork and field any questions from would be artists.
* What is Digital Illustration?
* The Pros and Cons of digital
* The journey of a page and the process of making a book
* Creating characters
* Basic introduction and demonstration of Adobe Photoshop
* Demonstration of Procreate for iPad (ZOOM calls only)
ZOOM is preferred, but Chris can also use Skype as a secondary option. If you have another conferencing tool in mind, Chris will be happy to discuss specific platforms.
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After a brief 20 min presentation on his work, including some early examples of his drawing. Chris will work with the students, to create a unique character and build a story around them. Using his one of a kind “Totally Random Character Generator”, Chris and the class will brainstorm, plan and draw the character together. […]
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