In this workshop, Yohichi will be sharing with us his process in creating background paintings along with the training structure used in Studio Ghibli to prepare painters for the skills needed in production. This is a very hands-on, 2 day workshop where the students are given specific assignments to paint in class after the live demos. This is a great workshop for intermediate level painters who wish to learn how these incredible background paintings are created at Studio Ghibli. Space is limited to 25 seats. Sign up soon & don’t miss out on this rare opportunity
CLASS #: 129W
TIME: Saturday, 2:00PM - 7:00PM (5 Hours)
Sunday, 10:00AM - 4:00PM (5 Hours with 1 Hour Lunch Break)
DATE: April 7th & 8th, 2018
DURATION: 2 Days
PREREQUISITE: Previous painting experience with Gouache or Watercolor
MATERIALS: Notebook to take notes. Specially Japan imported paint, paper & brushes will be provided by the school (cost included in the tuition).
INSTRUCTOR: Yohichi Nishikawa is a Background Painter from Ghibli Studio and an Art Director at Studio Chizu. Yohichi painted environments for many memorable scenes from “Howl’s Moving Castle”, “Tales From Earthsea”, “Ponyo”, “The Secret World of Arrietty”, “From Up on Poppy Hill”, “Wind Rises”, “When Marnie Was There”, “Sword of the Stranger”, “Summer Wars”, “Wolf Children”, “Boy and The Beast”, “Mary and the Witch’s Flower” and recently “Land of the Lustrous”.
*** Due to the limited seating, a purchase of a waiting list ticket is not a guarantee into the class and the waiting list ticket cost is non-refundable. If there are any new spots becomes available in a sold out class, we will release the seats in the order of the waiting list ticket purchase. ***