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Cartooning and Anime Course

Cartooning & Anime is our most popular drawing program at Winged Canvas!

Anime culture is always trending, and we know that many artists looooove drawing fan art. We've noticed that they do it in their free time anyway...so it's a perfect way to brush up on your drawing skills and practice creativity! 😉

In this program, you will watch step by step demonstrations of the creative process to learn the art of cartooning and anime. You will explore the fundamental art concepts and techniques required to design your own characters, exaggerate proportions, effectively colour and shade, and integrate the art of visual storytelling. 

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Difficulty: Level 2 (Intermediate)

Suitable for ages 9+ but most popular among teens and adults!

Projects include learning how to draw popular characters, objects, and environments inspired by video games, movies, and anime culture. This program is suitable for youth and adults with some prior art experience, as it blends step by step learning with theme-based projects to nurture imagination and design innovation. We've seen both young children and adults enjoy this program!

Taught digitally, but open to all mediums! In these lessons, you are exposed to digital art techniques but you may choose to draw traditionally on paper. This program is flexible enough to allow everyone to follow along in either traditional or digital mediums, or a combination of both.

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Enjoy fun, engaging, and modern art projects with proven results!

☑️ No Commute - Follow and learn online from home!

☑️ Access different art lessons at one level to explore a range elements of art and principles of design.

☑️ Unique NERD teaching method integrates art foundations with design thinking, allowing you to apply creativity to other fields of study.

☑️ Lessons are integrated with other school subjects for cross-curricular marks!

☑️ Supplemental step by step art techniques set the foundation for future creative freedom and success.

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12 Modules

Nintendo Characters

Inspired by Nintendo characters, learn how to construct a human character with "Chibi" proportions!

Pokemon Mashup

In this module, you will learn how to create your own Pokemon mashup character. 

Anime Portraits in Limited Colour

In this module, you will learn about anime portraits and limited colour palettes.

Creating a Fantasy Terrarium

In this module with 5 step by step lessons, you will learn about fantasy terrariums and how to create your own inclusive of glass containers, water, nature and colourful details. 

Creating a Magical Inventory

In this module with 4 step by step lessons, you will learn about inventories and how to create your own collection of magical items. You will explore brainstorming your items, planning a composition and executing your creative magical items.

Drawing Dragons

In this module with 3 step by step lesson, you will learn about different kinds of dragons, anatomy and key characteristics. 


    In this module with 3 step by step lessons, you will learn how to create your own cityscape environments considering the colour palette, size, and a variety of details. 

    Chibi Animals

    In this module with three step-by-step lessons, you will learn about Chibi animals and how to design your own based on Chibi characteristics. You will focus on shape, line, colour, value and simplified proportions in creating your Chibi animals. 

    Festival Wardrobe

    In this module with two step-by-step lessons, you will explore creating your own character inspired by a cultural occasion of your choice. You will brainstorm different characteristics of a cultural occasion before learning how to draw a character with your details overtop.

      Magical Character

      In this module with three step-by-step lessons, follow along to learn about magical characters and accessories. You will have a chance to build up your character considering simplified proportions, shapes, lines, texture, colour and value details.

      Creature Habitat

      In this project with six step-by-step lessons, follow along as students learn about different creatures and habitats, while having a chance to create their own. Focus will be brought to creating their creature, environment and creating harmony between them through the use of colours and details. 

      Modules for this program 12
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