23.02.15 | Gesture Drawing for Animation (5 Monday Evenings)

Course Details:

On completion of this course participants will be able to understand the importance of gesture in drawing and how to capture in a simplified way the essence of the pose.

This course will look at the use of graphic principles – line of action, shapes, silhouette, angles and visual balance to create dynamic drawings.

Participant Profile:

This course is aimed at individuals interested in studying animation and professionals working in the industry. Participants should have some life drawing experience.

Tutor Info:

Niall Laverty has been teaching gesture drawing to animation students and professionals for over 10 years. His classes are based on 17 years experience in the animation industry. Niall is a regular tutor at Gobelins, Filmakademie and The Animation Workshop. http://nialllaverty.blogspot.com/

Date & Times:

Mondays 6.30pm-9.30pm, Dates: 23rd February, 2nd March, 9th March, 16th March and 23rd March.


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


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 C/O Dublin Business Innovation Centre.

Application Procedure:

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

Deadline for Applications:

Wednesday, 18th February.

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