Oi! Did you see that? The Art of Drawing Characters!

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Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Love drawing, especially fun, quirky, or oddball Characters? From fine art/ street art to illustration and animation, the language of characters is universal. So much can be said without words through your character.

This class will be an intro to drawing characters!! We will be looking at some great artists from the fine art, street art, illustration and animation worlds for inspiration and to see how characters are used to convey a message. Then we will pick up whatever drawing utensil we like and start drawing and learning what makes a bold, unique, and thoughtful character. All students will be making and taking with them characters they have drawn and a new found love for cool characters.

By the end of the class, students will have learned more drawing skills and techniques, successful character design, and how to share their character with the world!

Minimum age

All ages welcome

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Brandan Styles aka Dr.B.Zurk is an artist, ring leader, and bon vivant, specializing in the art of creating engaging, thought provoking characters. Drawing from many inspirations ranging from surrealism, mythology, street art, philosophy, british humor, punk rock and circus theater to name a few.
Brandan has been drawing characters since he was little and his dad taught him how to draw Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The rest is history.
Brandan along with his wife show their art in galleries and art festivals around the country, winning several awards along the way. Brandan is also co-owner of Mad Tatters, a quirky, oddball, Monty Python-esque t-shirt company. He is a self taught artist, painter and wood sculptor and received a BA in Animation from the Art Institute.