Manga for Intermediates: Building Blocks for Artists

September 29, 2020
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Tuesdays, September 29—December 8, 4—5 PM EDT (Online) Calculate your local time

Note: Due to insufficient enrollment in Manga for Intermediates: Building Blocks for Artists, we have decided to merge this course’s registration with the class Manga for Beginners: Basics for Aspiring Artists for the Fall 2020 semester.

10 Lessons per course (No class on 11/24)

This course will be conducted online via Zoom. To participate fully, you will need access to a device with internet, microphone, and camera (such as a laptop, smartphone, or tablet). Further instructions will be provided before the course begins in September. Please note that all times listed are New York time (EDT/UTC-04:00).

Build upon the skills to transform your manga creations into refined finished pieces! With this ten-session course, aspiring manga artists can elevate their craft with the introduction of intermediate techniques, basic formatting, and specialized tools used in manga design. Manga artists will guide students to develop their designs and unique style through demonstration and personal attention.

1-2 years of Manga art experience is requested for this course. This course is designed to establish skills needed to improve character design and develop personal style. For beginner students, Manga for Beginners: Basics for Aspiring Artists course is recommended.

Tuition: $250/$200 Japan Society members. Designed for students ages 11-18. Space is limited to 10 students: advanced registration required.

For questions, please contact our Education & Family team: [email protected].

About the Instructors:
Richard Ford III is a professional illustrator based in NYC. Heavily influenced by anime, manga, and street art, Richard spends time creating with various mediums, from digital illustration to traditional paintings, sometimes painting murals in the city. He is passionate about being creative and about the freedom imagination can provide. To be able to share his knowledge with the youth is a dream come true.

Terms & Conditions:
Tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable for any reason after 12PM EST on Monday, September 21. No partial registration is permitted. Cancellations are accepted by phone or email. Japan Society also reserves the right to cancel any course if sufficient enrollment is not obtained. In such cases, those students already enrolled will receive full refunds. For questions about a registration you placed, please contact the Box Office at (212) 715-1258.

  • September 29, 2020 – December 8, 2020