Anime Workshop | Grades 4-8

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Grades 4-8
June 18, 2018 – June 22, 2018
Monday – Friday
9 am – Noon
$160 member/ $175 non-member
 Andrea Thompson and Victoria Whiteley

Students entering grades 4 through 9 in fall 2018 are invited to register for this class.

Complete individual projects in this class with a focus on building skills in anime drawing techniques and personal growth. Develop an understanding of the action, emotion, and movement of Japanese manga and anime characters. Build skills in character development, expression, lettering, and background design. All levels of anime artists will expand upon and develop new abilities in this class.

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.