Vishnu as the Boar Avatar, 3rd century
India: Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, 200-299
35-1/2 x 16 x 5 in. (90.2 x 40.6 x 12.7 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation
Epic Proportions: Character Design and Visual Development
Date: Saturday, September 22, 2012
Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Teacher: Aman Chaudhary
Type: Art-Making Workshop
Work with award-winning illustrator Aman Chaudhary to sketch and develop your own characters based on works from the Museum’s Indian and Southeast Asian collection. Learn to adapt illustration concepts based on the heroic myths depicted by Hindu deities into the popular culture tradition of comic book art. Arrive with a concept in mind or use the collection as inspiration to develop original character designs.
Meet in Entrance Gallery | The fee of $30 ($24 for members) includes all materials and admission to the galleries on the day of the class | Advance registration is required.