Books, postcards, animations, advertisements, games, avatars are based on attractive characters with unique, memorable features and details. This workshop is designed to teach how to invent and draw such characters.
Let's create your unique character!
During the workshop we will:
- - Understand the gradation of anthropomorphic characters
- - Come up with a concept for your character
- - Play with form and proportions trying to exaggerate and simplify some elements
- - Learn tools to make your drawing attractive
- - Draw sketches of your characters in different poses, facial expressions and accessorie
Duration: 4 hours
Course language: eng
Your mentor for this journey:
Svetlana Grossu - artist, animation director and teacher.
Svetlana is originally from Moldova but formed her artistic career in Moscow where she worked as a director of music videos, commercials and animation films such as: “Fables for Hares”, “Dunno and Barrabass”, “People”, “Christmas Lullaby!”, “Optimus Mundus”, “Three Suns”, M&M's and Pepsi.
In her career path she worked as an Art Director and Chief Artist in such magazines as "Big City", "New Eyewitness", "Crocodile" Magazine. Conducted author's courses of lectures with E. Dobrova "Dramaturgy of a fairy tale"; "Dramaturgy for writers" at the "Bookworker" school and the literary workshop "Media School".
Education: VGIK Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography, Mitta's film school, Cinemotion, Russian State Humanitarian University, New York Film Academy, Narratorika, Schoolism
The workshop is part of the 2022 Creative Industries Festival, which will take place on June 1-5 in Chisinau. The activity is supported by the Future Technologies Project, financed by Usaid Moldova and the Embassy of Sweden in Chisinau.