We are excited to announce our workshop detailed schedule!

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DiGi-ART Kids Workshop @ Nikkei Matsuri
Presented with Nikkei Place Foundation
Saturday, August 31st: 12:00pm – 5:30pm | Sunday, September 1st: 2:00pm – 5:30pm
Nikkei Place (6888 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby BC)
$5 per class. Each class: 90 minutes
For more information: festival.nikkeiplacefoundation.org

Saturday, August 31st

Time Age Workshop
12:00-1:30 6-8 Stop motion workshop with Kao & Kazuho
In this fun workshop, we will explore how to make a stop-motion video.
Using a computer and a video camera, children and the instructor will work together to take a large number of still photos to make a stop-motion video. This workshop will introduce children to acting and encourage the exploration of physical movement.
2:00-3:30 9-12 Design a cover of your drawing book! with Shumpei
In this workshop, child(ren) will design the cover of 32 pages drawing book.
Once they finish the draft of their image, those images will be transferred to the computer device(s) for coloring and cleaning up.
When all the process above have completed, those digitized images will be printed. Once it printed, child(ren) will sew/bind book together.
**Depending on the age of participated child(ren), book binding process will be strictly supervised or will be completed by instructor and/or by volunteer staff.
4:00-5:30 9-12 Claymation workshop with Kao & Kazuho
In this fun workshop, we will explore how to make a claymation.
Using a computer and a video camera, children and the instructor will work together to take a large number of still photos to make a claymation. This workshop will introduce children to create clay creature and how to the exploration of physical movement.

Sunday, September 1st

Time Age Workshop
2:00-3:30 6-8 Claymation workshop with Kao & Kazuho
In this fun workshop, we will explore how to make a claymation.
Using a computer and a video camera, children and the instructor will work together to take a large number of still photos to make a claymation. This workshop will introduce children to create clay creature and how to the exploration of physical movement.
4:00-5:30 9-12 Pouch & Totebag workshop with Fan-Ling
In this fun workshop, kids will design an original image of their favorite imaginary or real character. Together with the instructor they will cut out the image, and iron transfer the image directly onto cotton pouch.
Iron-transfers will be supervised and/or done by the instructor depending on the child’s age and ability.

Photo by Kaori Kasai

We look forward to meeting you there!

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August 31 & September 1

Children and youth will deep into their imaginations at DiGi-ART, a fun-filled afternoon of hands-on workshops guaranteed to stimulate creativity and expand artistic horizons.

DiGi-ART invites kids ages 6 to 12 to learn new skills and express themselves artistically using digital technology – with practicing Japanese Canadian artists as the instructor.

Please visit Nikkei Matsuri website for class schedule and more information.

http://festival.nikkeiplacefoundation.org/portfolio/digi-art/

DiGi-ART

– 自費出版、出版社へのアプローチの仕方などKnowHowを教えます-

講師:Kaori Kasai (Monchan’s Bag 著者)

ウエブサイト:www.kaorikasai.com

日時:7月16日、23日、30日、8月6日、13日 1時〜2時半

場所:VISUALSPACE     2075 Alberta Street Vancouver BC

contact: Kaori

1時間30分 5回コース 250ドル+GST

生徒数:4人ミニマム、6人マックス

持ち物:デジカメ(+ケーブル)、ノートブック、あなたのプロジェクトアイデア。

授業内容:

ご自身の絵をコンピューターに取り込んでオンラインでの本の製作。

Photoshop, Illustrator等のコンピューターツールの使い方も授業内容に取り込みます。

コンピューターがあって絵も描ける、もしくは写真も撮れるけれど本を作るまでに至らなかった方たちにピンポイントで本の製作方法を教えていきます。
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– オリジナリティあふれるウェブサイトを作ってみませんか? –

講師:仁田坂智広(Nitasaka Chihiro)アシスタント: Kaori Kasai

日時:7月15日、22日、29日 7時〜8時半

場所:VISUALSPACE     2075 Alberta Street Vancouver BC

contact: Kaori

1時間30分 3回コース 150ドル+GST

生徒数:4人ミニマム、6人マックス

持ち物:デジカメ(+ケーブル)、ノートブック、あなたのプロジェクトアイデア

授業内容:

WordPressの無料のブログテンプレートを使っておしゃれなサイトの制作方法。
Photoshopで写真、絵の加工とリサイズの仕方を習ってブログにアップ。

wordpless: http://wordpress.com/

サンプルブログ:http://sleeplesskao.wordpress.com

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Kids will unleash their wild, playful imaginations in this fun-filled and hands on workshop series! As the second volume of Powell Street Festival’s children art workshops, Digi-Art will feature classes that provide kids with the opportunity to express their creativity using digital technology. Children and youth will learn new techniques and skills from practicing artists Yoshinori Tanaka (photography), Makiko Yoshii (print, animation), and Kazuho Yamamoto (mixed media). Digi-Art features local Japanese Canadian artists teaching kids how to:

-Take portrait photos with their digital cameras like a pro
-Make a stop-motion video and using a mac laptop and video camera
-Sew, draw, and design their own pouch or plush toy
-Use simple skills in Adobe Photoshop, including toolbox, text, and layers
-Develop a storyboard to create a flipbook
-Make a whiteboard drawing animation using stop motion video

Full class descriptions available HERE!