Online Summer Session

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 20th, 2022

SESSION STARTS: July 4th, 2022

STORY: GESTURE LAB  *SPECIAL TIME

LOUIS GONZALES

Director, Story Supervisor, Story Artist, Pixar Animation Studios

Length of Workshop: 10 weeks. Once a week.
Days: Tuesdays starting April 12th, 2022
Time: 6pm – 9pm 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.