Camilla d’Errico is a skillful artist, and a gifted instructor; delivering workshops, panels, talks at schools and libraries, online classes, and How To books.
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In this class, you’ll learn the basics of Manga illustration. We will walk through essential illustration topics and technical skills, and you will follow along with Camilla as she sketches her character and digitizes it in Photoshop.
In this 25-minute class, you will go into Camilla’s studio and explore her sketchbooks, the elements of a character that inspire her, and the exercise she uses to bring more originality to her work, and attitude to her characters through pop-surrealism.
Learn the Japanese art of manga from celebrated artist and author, Camilla d’Errico. What is manga, you ask? It’s a wildly popular style of Japanese illustration commonly found in comics and graphic novels, and in this introductory class, Camilla gets us started by focusing on faces. Using simple steps, she demonstrates how to draw both male and female heads from four different perspectives, plus how to create iconic manga expressions and different styles of hair. You’ll start your lessons with pencil and graduate to ink, and along the way, you’ll learn how to add personalized flair to create your own unique characters.
Want to learn how to draw manga characters that look like they’re straight out of a graphic novel? Anime artist and pop surrealist, Camilla d’Errico, shows you how. In this thorough class, she shares pro tips for figure drawing a boy character and a girl character from several different angles: a standard straight-on and back-view pose, a three-quarter turn, and a profile view. Learning how to draw figures from several perspectives will allow you to fully round out the look and feel of your character and place them in a variety of imaginative scenarios.