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Magical Creations: A 20-Week Journey Into Drawing Disney Movie Characters

"Master the art of drawing Disney characters in this 20-week course for children, combining step-by-step techniques with creativity and precision."

Class experience

US Grade 3 - 6
Beginner - Intermediate Level
In the "Magical Creations: A 20-Week Journey Into Drawing Disney Movie Characters" course, students will embark on an enchanting artistic adventure, delving into the magical world of Disney movie characters. Over the course of 20 weeks, participants will learn the fundamental techniques and skills required to bring beloved Disney characters to life on paper. The specific learning objectives include:

1. **Character Anatomy and Proportions:** Understand the anatomy and proportions of Disney characters, focusing on key features that define their unique appearance.

2. **Facial Expressions:** Learn to capture the distinct facial expressions that convey the emotions and personalities of Disney characters.

3. **Pose Dynamics:** Explore dynamic poses to add energy and movement to character drawings, reflecting the action and narrative of Disney scenes.

4. **Background Integration:** Gain skills in incorporating backgrounds that complement the character, enhancing storytelling within the drawings.

5. **Color Theory:** Understand the basics of color theory and apply it to bring vibrancy and life to Disney character illustrations.

6. **Line and Detail Work:** Develop proficiency in creating clean and intricate lines, capturing the finer details that define Disney character designs.

7. **Weekly Disney Movie Themes:** Each week will focus on characters from a specific Disney movie, allowing students to explore a diverse range of characters and drawing styles.

8. **Feedback and Improvement:** Receive constructive feedback on artwork, fostering continuous improvement and refinement of drawing skills.

9. **Peer Interaction:** Engage with fellow learners, sharing ideas, tips, and encouragement through discussions and collaborative activities.

10. **Disney Magic Appreciation:** Cultivate an appreciation for the magic of Disney animation, understanding the artistry and creativity behind the characters.

By the end of the course, students will have a portfolio of Disney character drawings, showcasing their evolving skills and the enchanting world they've created through their artistic journey.
As your instructor for "Magical Creations: A 20-Week Journey Into Drawing Disney Movie Characters," I bring a deep passion for both artistry and the enchanting world of Disney animation. With a background in visual arts and a specialized focus on character illustration, I am excited to share my expertise and guide you through this magical journey. My experience includes extensive study in character anatomy, dynamic poses, and expressive facial features, all of which are crucial elements in capturing the essence of Disney characters.

I have honed my skills in line work, color theory, and background integration, providing a comprehensive understanding of the techniques required to bring these beloved characters to life on paper. My commitment to fostering a positive and collaborative learning environment ensures that each student feels supported on their artistic adventure. Throughout our 20-week exploration of various Disney movies, I will provide personalized feedback to help you refine your skills and elevate your drawings to new magical heights.

Join me on this artistic expedition, where we not only delve into the technical aspects of character illustration but also cultivate a deep appreciation for the storytelling magic that defines Disney animation. Let's embark on this creative journey together, celebrating the joy of bringing Disney characters from the screen to our sketchbooks.
"Magical Creations: A 20-Week Journey Into Drawing Disney Movie Characters" will come to life with the following materials:

**Sketchbook:** A dedicated sketchbook, preferably with acid-free paper, to compile your artistic journey and progress.

**Pencils and Erasers:** A set of high-quality pencils in various grades and a good eraser to refine your sketches.

**Fine Liners and Markers:** Fine liners for detailed linework and markers for adding vibrant colors to your drawings.

**Colored Pencils or Watercolors:** Choose either colored pencils or watercolors to add depth and dimension to your creations.

**Ruler and Compass:** For exercises involving geometric shapes and precise measurements.

**Online Platforms:** Reliable internet access for virtual sessions and feedback.

These materials will be your artistic companions throughout the course, empowering you to bring the enchanting world of Disney characters to life on paper. Get ready to embark on a magical journey armed with your creativity and these essential tools!
Greetings! I am thrilled to introduce myself as an enthusiastic educator with a diverse background that spans various facets of education. I hold a Bachelor of Arts in Education and have a solid foundation in pedagogical theories and instructional... 
Group Class


weekly or $320 for 20 classes
1x per week, 20 weeks
45 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 8-13
1-6 learners per class

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