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 AND FIGURE PAINTING
12 Mondays, FEBRUARY 22 - MAY 10, 9:30am - 4pm. Fee: $300.
This course deals with the fundamentals and development of head and figure painting. Attention will be given to anatomy, structure and form followed with emphasis on character, mood and action. We will examine and explore different theories of color, the value scale, direct and indirect light and procedures used by various artists throughout history. There will be a running dialogue about composition and it's importance. I will give a one day lecture tour of a Los Angeles museum. Finally, a look at personal approach, inviting the student to challenge established norms and limitations.
FIGURE DRAWING FROM TOP TO BOTTOM
12 Fridays, FEBRUARY 19 - MAY 14, 9:30am - 4pm. Fee: $300.
This intensive class will help you kick your figure drawing skills into high gear. Dynamics are the key to making a truly powerful drawing. Using a variety of materials with fundamental and advanced techniques, we will cover key drawing concepts, analyze old master drawings and discuss how to observe ond organize form. The study ranges from quick sketch to modeling form with special attention given to composition and anatomy.
Note: No class April 2nd