Events & Workshops

Summerakademie 2018

The Summerakademie ended last week with a final exhibition and I’ve had the pleasure to animate two workshops every day over those two weeks! The students were so sweet and I think their work deserves to be shown around, so give them some applause ; )

My students from the afternoon session, posing in front of their work.

My goal for those two weeks was to help young people discover the basics of manga drawing, and develop their artistic skills. The first week was focused on the basics – anatomy, proportions, perspective, character-design. In the second half, my students worked on their own manga page. It was the very first time for most of them – some of them enjoyed it, other ones didn’t expect it to be so much work, but in the end, I think everyone was proud of the outcome!

Basics during he first week – faces, anatomy and perspective.

Manga pages and character-designs of the heroes.

Final exhibition, with an entire wall for the Manga-Workshops.
Look at how motivated and hard-working the students were!

Both groups were more quiet and probably shy at the beginning, but they opened up as the days went by and eventually ended up being very merry and cheerful, so that the lessons always ended with a good atmosphere. Before class and during breaks, they loved sharing their thoughts on the blackboard, as you can see below – now, that’s art, isn’t it?:D

Student’s collective masterpiece on the blackboard.

As always, the final exhibition allowed to discover the work of the other groups. There were once again beautiful artwork in various fields, such as nude drawing, sculpture, paintings, … For the most exotic classes, there was even a perfume atelier, and a sewing workshop, with the group wearing their own creations during the exhibition!

Creations by other workshop participants at the Summerakademie.


Do you want to learn how to draw manga?

If you are looking for an opportunity to learn how to draw manga, I would be pleased to guide you! Upcoming workshops are already planned. Of course, I remain open to any proposition or suggestions – please feel free to contact me for any inquiry : D

Manga Workshop @Fachmaart Robert Steinhäuser

In collaboration with Fachmaart Robert Steinhäuser (Leudelange, LU), new workshops are planned for the Fall Trimester (October-December), for 2h each Saturday! Beginners can take on the first course, while the students who attended one of my former workshops can go over to the advanced level with a completely new program. As always, places are limited, so be quick with your inscription : )
Inscription with Fachmaart Robert Steinhäuser

Private Art Lessons

As always, I am animating private lessons throughout the entire year. If you wish to enrol, in a group or for one-to-one guidance, feel free to contact me!

Patreon Online Lessons

My Patreon Online Lessons are also available anytime, with numerous tutorials and downloads every month, as well as a one-to-one guidance and feedback on your own artwork. You can work whenever and wherever you want, and benefit from online mentoring throughout the entire month!
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    • Sabrina Kaufmann

      Bonjour Elvire,

      Merci énormément pour votre gentil commentaire, je suis ravie que vous ayez apprécié les travaux de mes élèves!
      C’était également un plaisir pour moi que d’avoir découvert votre atelier, et je vous souhaite encore beaucoup de plaisir et de succès en couture 🙂

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