Masterclass with the Master Himself: Session Details

Learning from Ram Mohan Sir himself!

Date: 5th Dec. 2008
Time: 3 pm to 6 pm
Venue: Whistling Woods International, Film City, Goregaon East, Mumbai

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

1. Character Design – Approach
a. Personality Based
b. Design Based

2. Personality Based Approach
a. Based on Physical Appearance
b. Based on Attitude
c. Stereotypes
d. Breaking the stereotypes

3. Examples of Character design from my works
a. Realistic
b. Anthropomorphism

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

1. Interactive session
a. Give the Audience 3 different Character description
b. They choose and make one on the spot. They will need to carry paper and pencil. They can try all the three designs.
c. Give them 20 mins to finish
d. Collect the drawings
e. Sort the drawings and Choose one best from each category

2. Retrospective of Ram Mohan Sir’s career (While the sorting of drawings and selection is going on.)
a. A Look at some milestones in Ram Mohan Sir’s career
b. Some of Ram Mohan Sir’s Film clips

3. Q & A – 1

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

1. Design Based Approach
a. Head to body proportion
b. Suggesting volume
c. Stylisation

2. Taking the 3 chosen drawings
a. Adapting them to current prevailing approaches
b. Adapting characters to different mediums (Film, TV, Flash etc)

3. Q & A – 2