Little INKPLAY Shop

Little INKPLAY Shop

5 employees
7 years in business

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Little INKPLAY Shop (“LIPS”) is an empowering creative atelier inspired by values native to Afro, Kawaii and Japanese pop culture ~

This clubhouse style touch and feel studio, classroom and kawaii culture hub offers workshops in manga + anime-style illustration and graffiti.

Workshops are taught by practicing artists ✨Imani K. Brown, tattoo artist/ illustrator

artist/ owner・

✨Ricky “CRANK” Taylor, graffiti artist/ muralist

artist/ instructor・

We both enjoy creating the worlds we live in, sharing & showing other like-minds and young artists how to hone their skills along the way.

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Hyattsville, MD 20781
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Our manga/ anime art and illustration classes are great for all levels and most ages. Once interest is expressed and classes are purchased, we begin creating! <3

When working with a new student, the first session is exploration + exercise ~ 

  • exploration - identifying their art goals and expectations through this process. 
  • exercise - draw together while loosely chatting and briefly walking the student through some of the fundamentals they will learn in future classes

Based on feedback during the first class, an action plan is created for and shared with each individual student (& parent if under the age of 10) Here the student can add any interests and feedback of what they want more of as classes progress.

All action plans are created with reserved time forward in mind, allows breathing room to shift as creativity + inspiration take hold, and presented before the next scheduled session.

Techniques taught are -

🌸Original Character Design

🌸Inking Techniques

🌸Brush Pen Coloring Techniques

🌸Hand Lettering Design + Techniques

Kids Anime/ Manga Art Classes -

are available for ages 7-10 + focus on learning anime/ manga elements

Focused Drawing Segments include -

💕Manga/ Anime Fundamentals (3 class minimum)

💕Kids Draw Manga/ Anime (3 class minimum)

💕Manga Intensives + Ongoing Study (6 class minimum)

Techniques that include perspective, tracing over photographs, tone and color work are taught only as necessary for the individual student.

Sessions are 90 minutes each.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

(3) 90-MINUTE SESSIONS, $150


Pay an additional fee to have me shop + send art supplies used in house right to your doorstep!

Package includes manga drawing paper, personal sketch book, 2 drawing pencils, (1) set - technical pens pens, (1) set - brush pen coloring markers, kneaded eraser, 1 practice drawing lesson