19.02.19 | Essence of the Pose – Gesture Drawing (5 Tuesday Evenings)

Course Content: 

This course will show the importance of gesture drawing and look at capturing the essence of the pose for Character Design, Storyboarding and Animation. Each class will look at different graphic principles including lines of action, shapes and basic anatomy to create expressive drawings.

Participant profile: 

This course is aimed at those interested in pursuing a career in animation, students and animation professionals.

Tutor info: 

Niall Laverty has been teaching gesture drawing to animation students and professionals for over 15 years. His teaching is based on his experience as an animation professional in feature and television productions and his passion for gesture drawing. He teaches at IADT, Gobelins and The Animation Workshop and has taught at the award-winning animation studios, Boulder Media, Brown Bag Films and Kavaleer Productions. You can see examples of his work and that of students and professionals who have previously attended his classes at https://www.facebook.com/9Lines.

Date & Times:

5 Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm-9.30pm; February 19th, February 26th, March 5th, March 12th and March 19th.


Guinness Enterprise Centre, Taylors Lane, Dublin 8 (Directions and Map: http://gec.ie/get-in-touch/).


Members: 75 Euro

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:

Monday 11th February

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