Turn yourself into the main character of your favorite cartoon film !
Create your cartoon film character!
Did you know that the cartoon films and animations you have been watching are created on computers? It takes a lot of effort, creativity and time to put together even a single scene.
So how can they do it, then? With the help of technology, of course! Fatma invites you to learn how to do it, too!
Your coach : Fatma Ertoy
Web : https://www.instagram.com/viledalicadi/
Audience : Young people from 13 to 17 years old
How : Face to face / or on line
Project : Project in 5 sessions of 1,5 hours each
When : Middle of August
Language : English
Price : 1225 TL / 150€
The aim of this project
Get accustomed to the digital art world
The digital world is getting bigger and bigger by developing technology and vast opportunities surprise us every day. The concept of what is possible and what is not changes quite often. Today, we can create unreal worlds which amuse us, help us to learn and think out of the box, improve our imagination and skills like cartoons, animations, mangas, video games.
With this illustration workshop, “Create your own cartoon film character”, you can enter and take a peek at the digital art world, create some magic, learn basic and fundamental tools on Adobe Illustrator and be part of another, unreal world!
Acquire new skills
Get accustomed to the digital art world
Learn the basic and fundamental tools on Adobe Illustrator, how to use pens and brushes, effects, lights and shadows, layers, patterns, swatches, learn the difference between CMYK and RGB, JPEG and PNG, and finally, create your own cartoon character in your own style.
Project management skills
Lead a project from A to Z with a final production, share, work in a group, create, correct, integrate new knowledge, think out of the box, use your imagination and problem solving skills, gain new perspectives.
Create your own cartoon film character! Digital art can offer you various things : creating realistic however non-existing landscapes, animating characters, designing new, modern furnitures, creating your own memes and comics, illustrating children books, writing your own manga… With the skills you will gain during this workshop, you can digitally create perfect gifts for your loved ones, have fun, discover new career paths, amazed by the magical world of digital art!
Session 1 – Introduction and presentation of the project
Learn how to create a new file, choose right options (size and units, color mode). Learn how to use and change an artboard.
Basic tools, selection tool, lasso tool, hand tool, shortcuts. Pencil tool and brush tool : colors, strokes, forms and definition.
Entrance to the layers : how to understand and use them.
How to save files: Psd, Jpeg, Png
Outcome: an eye!
Basic tools: shapes, fill, eyedropper tool
Shape builder tool, scissor, scale, rotate tool
Reflect and arrange
Line tool, width, opacity, feather
Outcome: a nose and lips!
Pen tool: draw, choose, copy, join
Eraser, path eraser, undo/redo
New layer: coloring inside
Effects: outer/inner glow, effect gallery
Outcome: a face!
Background : how to?
Open a file and copy it
Making a pattern
Gradient and transparency
Repeat what we have learnt from the beginning
The Simpsons, the Powerpuff Girls, South Park and more
Create your own character
A few words from…
Anime, My biggest passion!
I studied Radio, Television, Cinema at Ankara University and graduated in 2016. I worked at a photography studio for a while, took lessons on how to make a film, did my internship in Lithuania, studied communication sciences for a year in Italy, worked at a community center as a volunteer for a year in France and during all these times, I have improved my skills on designing. I design flyers, brochures, booklets, trifolds, notebooks, illustrations, edit videos and photos, and other things on Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and PremierePro. I am passionate about animations and cartoons. Since my childhood, I have been watching, collecting inspirations and drawing, drawing, drawing. Currently, I am working as a freelancer and realizing other people’s dreams while studying master at Ankara University. If you are curious about my work, go to :
There are still lots of things to learn about digital art since it’s a wide world, so let’s discover together and share our passion with each other!
I hope to see you soon.
Do you have any questions ?
Click on the project you are interested in and fill in the requested information. An email of confirmation will be sent to you.
No, it will be enough to have basic knowledge on computers.
Just bring your passion on digital art!
Once your registration is validated, the location and appointment times will be sent by email and through whatsapp, as well as a link with the exact address.
You can arrive 5 minutes before the session to get ready and arrive on time.
You will need your laptop and the designing software we will use, Adobe Illustrator CS6.
If you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible by phone or email.
Any missed session is lost and cannot be recovered, except in cases of force majeure (accident, hospitalization, health problem). If so, we will discuss with Fatma the possible catch-up of the lost session(s)..
Except in cases of force majeure (accident, hospitalization), the costs already incurred are non-refundable (unreported absence, voluntary and intentional cancellation during the program).