Paint Parade – Yokai Paint Class (Beginner)
Instructor: Derrick Fields
All ages 10+
It’s that time again– yokai have returned to the streets of Chicago. Hosted by the Japanese Culture Center and Japanese Arts Foundation, Derrick Fields (Waking Oni) will guide attendees in capturing a couple wandering spirits on canvas! This is a fun and easy course, available to any newcomers who want to add a little yokai to their home.
All materials provided!
Saturday, October 20th
About the instructor: Derrick FieldsJapanese Arts Foundation – Artist in ResidenceThe work of Derrick Fields draws from complex narratives based on African American and Japanese media, culture, and nostalgia. Fields utilizes these influences to generate contemporary works while conducting themselves as an illustrator, 3D artist, and game designer. With each piece, Fields is challenged to produce layered stories that engage the viewer and empower underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.Fields has collaborated with game designers, board game companies, and film productions. Currently, they are on their fourth development year of the upcoming indie game, Onsen Master. Fields has earned a B.S. in 3D Animation and Game Design, and has a background in Illustration and Japanese. https://www.wakingoni.com/