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Webinar event “Japan Online Week”: Digital art industry leaders and creative professionals present workshops and live drawings

From July 21 to 23, 2020, Celsys is partnering with Wacom, Pixiv and SSS by applibot to present Japan Online Week, a 3-day all-digital event organized by Wacom featuring workshops, presentations, and live drawing events by and for creators worldwide.

▼Japan Online Week

Japan Online Week is an online event held by Wacom, Pixiv, SSS by applibot and Celsys. Nine webinar sessions, including live-drawing sessions by Sarajean Chung, Mitsuhiro Arita and Laovaan, will be held with the theme of Japanese manga and anime, where viewers can learn about the cultural background, the artists’ creative processes, and specialized techniques.

Celsys presents webinars by creators who have been strongly influenced by Japanese art and culture, and who appeal to an international audience with their activities. During select webinars, participants will be able to win copies of Clip Studio Paint PRO.

【Japan Online Week】
July 21–23, 2020
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM  (CEST)
6:00 PM to 12:00 PM  (JPT)


Wacom Co., Ltd.

CELSYS,Inc., pixiv Inc., SSS by Applibot, Inc.

Registrations via Zoom Webinar for each session are necessary to view the webinar


Celsys presents:
■Workshop with Sarajean Chung aka TheOneWithBear

Wed, July 22, 2020
4:00 PM (CEST)
11:00 PM (JPT)

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Sarajean Chung

Sarajean Chung, also known as TheOneWithBear, is a freelance illustrator who specializes in a wide range of mediums, both traditionally and digitally. Raised in Taiwan and now residing in Canada, Sarajean's art is heavily inspired by eastern cultures, music and dance. Using primarily Clip Studio Paint on a Wacom Cintiq pen display for digital painting, Sarajean has been demoing CSP and Wacom tools at trade shows, seminars and comic/manga conventions. Sarajean regularly live streams her art process on Twitch. She uses Twitch as a main platform to bond and communicate with her audience, as well as provide feedback and critique to aspiring artists. Being on the platform for nearly 5 years, she has built a supportive and welcoming community of artists and fans.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/TheOneWithBear/
Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/TheOneWithBear
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheOneWithBear
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheOneWithBear/
Artstation: https://www.artstation.com/theonewithbear
DeviantArt: https://www.deviantart.com/theonewithbear

In this session, Sarajean will be working on a personal illustration while answering any questions the audience may have. If you wish to get into digital art, or would want to take your art to another level, join the session to ask about Clip Studio Paint.
Submit your questions here: https://jp.surveymonkey.com/r/JapanOnlineWeek


■How to use Light and Shadow in Clip Studio Paint

Thu, July 23, 2020
11:00 AM (CEST)
6:00 PM (JPT)

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Laovaan is a 28-year-old artist Youtuber from Germany. He has been drawing and painting for over 14 years now, mainly using watercolor, and software like ClipStudio and Photoshop to create his art. For a few years now he has been working as an illustrator and freelancer.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laovaan/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/laovaan
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Laovaan/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCev-WO-s0bnCA8bMvIDDZ0Q
DeviantArt: https://www.deviantart.com/laovaan
Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/laovaan

In this session, Lars (Laovaan) will show you how to use light and shadow to bring your manga character to life with the help of Clip Studio Paint and the Wacom Cintiq Pro 16. Learn how shade hair and skin, as well as different approaches to setting light sources.


■Workshop by Mitsuhiro Arita

Thu, July 23, 2020
2:00 PM (CEST)
9:00 PM (JPT)

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Mitsuhiro Arita

Mitsuhiro Arita is a freelance creator, who is involved in various game designs aiming to create artwork that remains in the hearts of the viewers. Arita has worked on the illustrations of the "Pokemon Card Game" since its first installment and provided artwork for games like "Final Fantasy XI" and the "Culdcept" series. He also worked on the concept designs for movies such as "Berserk".

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mitsuhiro_arita/?hl=ja
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MitsuhiroArita
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mitsuhiro.arita.3
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/countzilch0
Website: http://mitsuhiroarita.com/

Mitsuhiro Arita,the creative force behind various game designs and popular illustrations, will present his approach to drawing in Clip Studio Paint, using a Wacom Cintiq.
Discover Arita's design techniques in this special Webinar and learn about reproducing a traditional media style in digital painting.


Clip Studio Paint, released in 2012, now enjoys over 7 million global active users (*1), netting the Number 1 share of digital painting tools in Japan (*2). Available in English, Japanese, French, Spanish, German, traditional Chinese and Korean, Clip Studio Paint boasts a patented natural drawing feel and a plethora of useful features perfect for both hobbyist and professional comic and manga artists, illustrators, and animators. Clip Studio Paint is an indispensable tool in the arsenals of creators of all disciplines worldwide.

*1 Including trial version.
*2 According to the BCN Award criteria, judged based on Amazon and retail store sales. Clip Studio Paint took top spot in the graphics software category in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019.

Celsys will continue supporting creators to create artistic content with digital technology.
We provide solutions for content creation, distribution, and browsing, including support of creative activities through our illustration, manga and animation production software “Clip Studio Paint” and web service “Clip Studio”, as well as our e-book solution, “Clip Studio Reader”.

Corporate site: https://www.celsys.co.jp/en/
Clip Studio Paint site: http://www.clipstudio.net/en/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clipstudioofficial/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/clipstudiopaint
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/celsys.clipstudiopaint/

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