Online Winter Session

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Jan 2nd, 2023

SESSION STARTS: Jan 16th, 2023

STORY: GESTURE LAB  

LOUIS GONZALES

Director, Story Supervisor, Story Artist, Pixar Animation Studios

Length of Workshop: 10 weeks. Once a week.
Days: Wednesdays starting Jan 18thth, 2023
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm pacific time *special time*
Tuition: $1,600 (Includes a $200 non-refundable registration fee)
Prerequisite: NONE

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Gesture Lab Come Draw with Pixar Sparkshort Director, Louis Gonzales. Louis has taught Gesture for over 10 years at Pixar and other workshops.
Finding the idea of the pose will help you achieve maximum feeling from your gesture drawings. This workshop will start with a refresher of the basics and progress to sequential poses!
The goal is to develop powerful poses that demonstrate character and/or tells a story.

CURRICULUM:

  • A Mental Snapshot
  • Line & Shape language
  • Where does action live in the body
  • When to Exaggerate And Why?
  • Gesture drawing Ruff
  • Balance, Tilts, Angles and Action
  • Working the Start, Pass and Stop poses
  • Where’s the Fun?
  • Tell a Story

PREREQUISITE:

NONE

* Gesture lab is limited to 20 students to allow for maximum individualized focus. We encourage a comfortable, collaborative environment so that students can learn from their own assignments, the critiques of others’, instructor demos, lectures, and guest speakers.