This 5-week course is designed to show the importance of gesture drawing in animation. The focus will be on capturing the essence of a pose, expression of the figure and the use of graphic principles to create dynamic drawings.
This Course Will Cover:
- Week 1: Lines of Action, Rhythm and Exaggeration.
- Week 2: Shape – Abstracting the Pose.
- Week 3: Angles – Flexibility in a Pose.
- Week 4: Contrast – Straight & Curved Lines.
- Week 5: Context – Interpretation of a Pose.
This course is aimed at individuals interested in studying animation and professionals working in the industry. Participants should have some life drawing experience.
Niall Laverty has worked in the animation industry for over 15 years in the U.S.A., Germany and Ireland. His credits include Anastasia, Titan A.E. and award-winning short, Hasan Everywhere. Niall has been teaching gesture drawing to animation students and professionals for over 10 years. Classes are based on his experience as a freelance animator and illustrator. He has taught at the Royal College of Art and is a regular tutor at Gobelins, Filmakademie and The Animation Workshop. http://nialllaverty.blogspot.com/
Date & Times:
Mondays 6.30pm-9.30pm, Dates: 22nd September, 29th September, 6th October, 13th October and 20th October.
Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylors Lane, Dublin 8 (http://gec.ie/directions-and-map).
Payment can be made by credit card online (a link will be sent to you) or by cheque/postal order payable to Animation Skillnet C/O Dublin Business Innovation Centre.
Please apply by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for Applications:
Wednesday, 17th September.