06.04.16 | Gesture Drawing for Animation (5 Wednesday Evenings)

Course Content:

This course will look at capturing the essence of the pose using graphic principles – line of action, shapes, angles and silhouette to create dynamic drawings for character design, storyboarding and animation.

Participant Profile: 

This course is aimed at professionals and aspiring professionals in animation and related industries who seek to further develop their skills in this area. Participants should have some life drawing experience.

Tutor Info:

Niall Laverty has been teaching gesture drawing to animation students and professionals for 12 years and is a guest tutor at Gobelins, Filmakademie and The Animation Workshop.

Date & Times:

5 Wednesday Evenings from 6.30pm-9.30pm, 6th April, 20th April, 27th April, 4th May and 11th May. Please note that there will be no class 0n 13th April.


Conference Room 3, Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylors Lane, Dublin 8 (Directions and Map: http://gec.ie/directions-and-map).


65 Euro for 5 weeks or 15 Euro per night.

Payment can be made by credit card online (a link will be sent to you) or by cheque/postal order payable to Animation Skillnet.

Application Procedure:

Please apply by sending an email to: animationskillnet@gmail.com

Deadline for Applications:

Wednesday, 30th March.

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