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Friday, September 28
 

2:00pm

Drawing 101
Drawing 101: Time to learn some basics! Every journey starts with a first step and drawing is no exception. You wanna learn how to get better or just somewhere to start? Then we’re the workshop for you!

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Friday September 28, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

3:30pm

Turning Tricks in Photoshop for Fun and Profit
Learn some basic short cuts and/or time savers in Adobe Photoshop from Yad Mui. Yad has been using and abusing Photoshop for over 14 years. Creating everything from comics to wonderful stand alone illustrations, Yad is formerly of Imbrium Studios and even did some work for Studio Iron Cat back in the old days. Both traditional training and practical usage of the program has taught him much. And with a program like Photoshop the more you use it the more you learn from and about it. This panel will have a presentation followed by questions and answers! You don't want to miss a second!

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Friday September 28, 2012 3:30pm - 5:00pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

5:30pm

How to Take Your Passion for Photography to a Profession
When you do what you love; you never work a day in your life. (Or do you?). Join Dim Horizon Studio on a discussion over our methodology for taking your passion and beginning the journey to becoming a professional.


Friday September 28, 2012 5:30pm - 7:00pm
CGC - 106 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

6:00pm

Deco D.I.Y
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basic skills you need to start encrusting all of your posessions with faux-sonfections! Techniques will be demonstrated, and participants will have the opportunity to follow along. A limited number of supply kits for this workshop will be available for purchase all weekend at the Frill Boutique.


Friday September 28, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

8:00pm

New Made Old: Distressing Fabrics and Props
If you find the perfect piece, and it is too perfect, how can you age it without ruining the whole thing? Come find out at New Made Old! Members of Penny Dreadful Productions lead you through dying, distressing, and aging techniques for costumes, accessories, an even some props. Bring your questions and drawings, and we'll show you how we'd do it. Don't try this at home until you've heard our advice! All levels of interest welcome.


Friday September 28, 2012 8:00pm - 10:00pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

10:00pm

Life Drawing Workshop
Learn the essentials in any art field. Here we will explore drawing the human body the only right way to do this.. by drawing an actual HUMAN from life! Basics of construction and structure lines will be gone over as well as some basic measurements as hard and fast rules, but by no means the begin all and end all. This crash course will be presented by Yad Mui, who has had faaar too many years of drawing just about everything. There will be a $15 materials and model fee for this workshop.

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Friday September 28, 2012 10:00pm - 11:30pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339
 
Saturday, September 29
 

11:30am

ACEO & ATC Workshop!
Come create and learn about Art Trading Cards and ACEO’s. While they’re not like baseball cards or magic cards, they’re certainly tiny collectible works of art! Meet and trade with fellow artists or just come and have fun and flex those creative muscles!

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Saturday September 29, 2012 11:30am - 12:30pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

1:30pm

Anime Anatomy
Anime Anatomy: From realistic to stylized anatomy. Come learn the difference between the two and maybe learn how to draw some of it!

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Saturday September 29, 2012 1:30pm - 3:00pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

2:30pm

Animation Workshop
Tim Eldred, currently of Marvel Animation Studio, brings his years of TV animation experience directly to you in this hour-long examination of the process. This is your chance to get an inside look at the evolution of ideas to words to drawings to a finished TV show.

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Tim Eldred

Tim first saw anime back in the cave man days when Star Blazers came on air in 1979, and that spelled his doom. For the rest of his life, he followed an obsession that lead him into the professional comic book world, and then the animation industry, all on a quest to capture that... Read More →


Saturday September 29, 2012 2:30pm - 3:30pm
CGC - 104 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

3:30pm

Inking Workshop
The way of the pen. Gather experiences from Yad Mui formerly of Imbrium Studios on the trials and tribulations of producing book after book while learning along the way. There will be talk of everything from some basics behind inking well to stories of how to stay awake those long nights before a con while trying to make a deadline! Photocopied pencils and materials will be provided for practice. There is a small $5 fee to cover materials as well.

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Saturday September 29, 2012 3:30pm - 5:00pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

5:00pm

Armor: Heavy Metal-less
Having armour as the main part of one's costume is a heavy ordeal: time, skills, and THE WEIGHT! What if some of that could be taken off your shoulders? Literally. Wonderflex and Fosshape take less time, as you're not working a forge and shaping metal; the skill sets are similar, and plastics made to look like metal are far less taxing on the body. The folks at The Engineer Guy can show you how to get started making your own light-weight armour.

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Saturday September 29, 2012 5:00pm - 6:00pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

6:00pm

BJD Meet and Greet
The official BJD Meet and Greet during AWA! Come hang out and relax with your fellow collectors and companions. The BJFlea will open at this time, so be sure to bring items for a swap and shop!

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Saturday September 29, 2012 6:00pm - 8:30pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

8:30pm

Sculpting with Penny Dreadful
Learn the basics of sculpting your own props and costume pieces with Penny Dreadful Productions.


Saturday September 29, 2012 8:30pm - 10:30pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

11:00pm

Kimono 201
This class is an up-close show and tell. Attendees will be allowed to handle kimono and become familiar with how different types of silks feel. Dyes, silk types and decoration, as well as how they can help you date a kimono, will be discussed. We'll also talk about how different types of decoration are achieved and we'll show examples, too.

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Saturday September 29, 2012 11:00pm - Sunday September 30, 2012 12:00am
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339
 
Sunday, September 30
 

10:00am

Lolita Accessories Workshop
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to quickly and easily make your own lolita accessories. Techniques for crafting various types of accessories will be demonstrated, and participants will have the opportunity to follow along. A limited number of supply kits for this workshop will be available for purchase all weekend at the Frill Boutique.


Sunday September 30, 2012 10:00am - 12:00pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

12:00pm

Recycled Cosplay Challenge

Get ready to rip seams and join clothing that was never meant to be joined in this crazy cosplay contest. Work with certified, pre-owned clothes to create an outfit that suits our super-secret theme. We prvide the clothes and supplies needed - you provide the creativity.


Speakers
avatar for Misty Sinclair

Misty Sinclair

Director of Programming, Anime Weekend Atlanta


Sunday September 30, 2012 12:00pm - 2:00pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

2:00pm

Live Drawing with Ayumi
Sunday September 30, 2012 2:00pm - 3:30pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339

3:30pm

ACEO & ATC Workshop!
Come create and learn about Art Trading Cards and ACEO’s. While they’re not like baseball cards or magic cards, they’re certainly tiny collectible works of art! Meet and trade with fellow artists or just come and have fun and flex those creative muscles!

Speakers

Sunday September 30, 2012 3:30pm - 5:00pm
CGC - 105 Two Galleria Parkway Atlanta, Georgia 30339