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Digital drawing course for Kyoto version of Tokiwaso project to be held on July 6

One of the lecturers, Dr. Kitano Doryu, explaining about digital drawing at the lecture of
One of the lecturers, Dr. Kitano Doryu, explaining about digital drawing at the lecture of "Kyoto version Tokiwaso project" (at KCGI Kyoto Station Satellite and KCG Kyoto Station School)

On July 6 (Sat.), Kyoto Graduate Institute of Information (KCGI) and Kyoto Computer Gakuin (KCG) held a "Digital Drawing Lecture - Things to remember before drawing digitally" at KCGI Kyoto Station Satellite and KCG Kyoto Station School.Forty manga artists and aspiring manga artists gathered to receive explanations from professional artists on the basics and points that are often overlooked in digital drawing.

The lecturer is Kitano Doryu (Mogura.) who has been active in production and publication and has produced many popular works.(joint pen name by several members) and "JUMP SQ.Mr. Mune'o Saito, who has published "Manga Seminar MANZEMI" (Shueisha) and is known for his ability in the industry, served as the director.Divided into "Background", "People" and "Finishing", the differences between digital and analog drawing are explained.The lecturer said that the merits of digital production include: the ability to work on the background and people separately (in the case of analog production, it is not possible to work on both at the same time because the work is written on a single sheet of paper); the superior efficiency of work, such as the ability to easily replace speech balloons, etc., because the work is completed in a layered structure; and the elimination of the risk of losing the manuscript.He said, "Before you go digital, you should learn basic expressive skills with paper and ink.

After this, the participants experienced digital production using CLIP STUIDO PAINT, an illustration and manga production software developed by CELSYS Corporation.The company's staff provided guidance.

The Kyoto version of the Tokiwaso project is managed by NEWVERY, an NPO commissioned by Kyoto City.In addition to providing inexpensive shared housing for aspiring manga artists in Kyoto machiya (traditional Japanese townhouses), we are also working to create a community that can provide opportunities for aspiring manga artists to become professionals by holding seminars for manga artists and providing on-site editorial services.At the Kyoto International Manga and Anime Fair (Kyo-Mafu), which is held every autumn under the auspices of Kyoto City and the KCG Group, the "Manga Traveling Editors" event is held.