Kapow events - Rugby Art Gallery & Museum
Exhibition Talks and Workshops
The Art of Making Comics and Films
11 June - 9 September 2023
This exhibition explains how Comics and Films are made through the ideas; character creation; rough visual concepts; storyboards and the final production. It will also look at how they are similar and how they are different to produce a visual story that hopefully can be considered Art.
MANGA Drawing Workshop with artist Chie Kutsuwanda
Saturday July 110.30am – 12 noon
Ages 12+ *see note
This beginner's guide to Manga will enable participants to acquire basic manga drawing skills under the guidance of a professional manga artist. Through a series of demonstrations and hands-on exercises, participants will develop their skills while learning about Manga as an art form and discovering its distinctive features.
This workshop is aimed at people who are starting to approach the art of manga and no previous drawing experience is required.
Draw your own 4-panel MANGA page
Saturday 1 July
1.30pm – 3.00pm
Create your own Manga page under the guidance of a professional Manga artist, Chie Kutsuwanda.
In Japan Yon-koma Manga is one of the very popular formats of Manga and is the basis of story creation. Participants will explore some unique manga techniques and create a Yon-Koma Manga strip.
About the artistChie Kutsuwada was born and brought up in Japan. After graduating from the printmaking department of the Royal College of Art, London, she is now based in Brighton, working as a professional manga artist. Her work Moonlight (2008, collected in The Mammoth Book of Best New Manga 3 by Constable & Robinson) was shortlisted in the Manga Jiman competition organized by the Japanese Embassy in the UK.
Aardman Model Making WorkshopsTuesday 1 August 11am, 1.30pm and 3pm
Age 6+ Children must be accompanied by an adult
Join Aardman Animations as they show you how to make your very own character. Choose from Gromit, Shaun or Morph.
Aardman Animations are giving you the chance to learn how to make your very own Aardman character at these fun, hands-on clay modelling workshops. Led by one of their expert model makers, you’ll also get the opportunity to ask questions about the tricks of the trade from the Aardman studio.
Workshops are an hour long and aimed at children aged 6 and above. Grown-ups do not need to purchase a ticket unless they want to make a character too!