Advanced Anime | Grades 6-12

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Grades 6-12
July 9, 2018 – July 13, 2018
Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
$275 member/ $300 non-member
 Andrea Thompson and Victoria Whiteley

Students entering grades 6 through grade 12 in fall 2018 are invited to register for this class.

By popular request – a full day Advanced Anime program! Develop an understanding of the action, emotion and movement of Japanese manga and anime characters. Build skills in character development, expression and background design. Develop an understanding of the Japanese anime culture. Students will create individual anime books (manga) in addition to completing focused anime projects in this class. Students who enjoyed the Anime Workshop or Advanced Anime last summer, or the Sunday Anime Workshops this winter will expand upon and develop new abilities in this focused program.

The Michener Art Museum offers the only art classes in Bucks County where learners of all ages experience Museum exhibitions as an ongoing part of their arts education. Discussions and experiences in the galleries and sculpture garden inspire students to create original works of art in response to what they see. Individualized attention, small classes, and master teachers are hallmarks of exceptional programs that combine learning new skills with opportunities for creative expression and the development of a personal style. Students work in an environment rooted in inspired and supportive instruction, meaningful gallery experiences, personal observation, and imagination. Student work is exhibited in the Education Gallery throughout the year. All art classes at the Michener keep art at the heart of education. 

Faculty member Andrea Thompson is an Honors graduate from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education. She has been the Arts Education Coordinator at the Michener since 2015. One parent noted, “Andrea has built confidence in my children, and made their art class enjoyable and exciting. We appreciate her dedication and devotion to them and to the whole program. We feel truly blessed to have her as a teacher.” Faculty member Victoria Whiteley graduated with a BFA in drawing and printmaking from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2016. She completed an internship with the Michener Art Museum in 2016 and is currently working as a teacher assistant in selected Michener art classes. She is a printmaker and bookbinder, who brings her knowledge of anime and positive attitude to Michener programs.