KARL GNASS CLASSES are held at AAI, American Animation Institute,1105 North Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505.
For registration call on or after January 25th at (818) 845-7000. Ask for Lyn. Please make all payments to AAI for spring classes before the start date! If you reserved a spot, please make payments by the 5th of February to ensure your spot!
HEAD, HAND AND FOOT DRAWING
12 Monday nights, FEBRUARY 22 - MAY 10, 7 - 10pm. Fee: $180.
This class will develop a subtle and imperative understanding of the the construction of the head, hand and feet. This will include a study of the planes, forms and volumes and the structure of the bones and muscle to show how they interact dynamically, creating action and character.
12 Wednesday nights, FEBRUARY 17 - MAY 5, 7 - 10pm. Fee: $180.
Principles of story structure and visual storytelling for television and feature animation. Exercises stress invention and creativity within the context of a given structure, story mechanics, continuity, staging, gag structure, character, etc. Three storyboard assignments cover a complete range of variables a story artist might encounter. *Some understanding of visual perspective is advised.
12 Thursday nights, FEBRUARY 18 - MAY 6, 7 - 10pm. Fee: $180.
A basic foundation figure drawing class. Emphasis on fundamentals of observing, interpreting and describing form. Procedures used in quick sketch, construction and fundamentals of volume and structure. The goal is to develop the ability to draw with skill and imagination.