(FLEX) The Artful Gamer: Gifts From Ghibli Anime Mini Canvas Painting Art Class

In this four-week flex class learners with an affinity towards iconic Studio Ghibli anime characters will enjoy making mini paintings as gifts for the anime lovers in their lives or for themselves as beautiful artwork to display.
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Completed by 1 learner
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No live meetings

Over 4 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Class Experience

Learning Goals Include:
How to make gifts from others using artist talents.
Understanding and appreciating the simplicity and the appeal of close-up composition.
Turning iconic Studio Ghibli characters into artistic representations through Pop Art
Basic Drawing Techniques
Basic Painting Techniques
Gaining independence through flex style classes
Credentials and Experience:

National Board Certified Counselor (10+Years)
School Counselor (10+ Years)
MFA Community Agency Counseling
MFA School Counseling
BFA Art and Animation University of the Arts, Philadelphia
Bullying Prevention Specialist (7 Years)
Character Development Educator (15 Years)
Art Teacher (9 Years)
Performance Art Teacher (7 years)
PBL Educator (9 Years)
Destination Imagination Team Manager: Global Finalists, State, and Regional Champs (4 Years)
Working Artist
Graphic Novel Author
Graphic Novel Art Director
Learners will work at their own pace and may take as much time or as little time as they need each week for a painting. Learners are asked to post their work on the Outschool Classroom page to give and receive feedback. Learners are asked to engage with other posts that are created throughout the four weeks in the Outschool Classroom. 
Supplies Needed:
A variety of round and flat paintbrushes in a variety of sizes used for Acrylic Painting
A variety of Acrylic Paints (Suggested: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, Brown, Black, and White but learners may use any colors they choose to encourage their artistic expression. Videos will stick with the original colors of all characters)
Four 6 x6 Inch Mini Canvases
Rag or Cloth to clean and dry brushes when changing paint colors
Container of water to clean brushes as needed
(Please note: Acrylic paints do stain so dress and cover work areas accordingly)
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.


Artful Gaming with Maryam Awan, NBCC/Gamer/Artist
Lives in the United States
I speak three languages: Teen, Tween and Kid! Nominated and Featured as one of Outschool’s EPIC Educators. Entertaining, welcoming and chill high-energy experiences with a lively and fun, pop culture-loving teacher. WYSIWYG
293 total reviews
133 completed classes

About Me

As Spring and Summer approach in the US, my class schedule will be altered to accommodate the active lives and vacation times of Outschool Learners and families. Family time is one of the most important aspects of a... 
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