DESAN 250R

Gesture Drawing for Animators

Design College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Drawing human and animal forms in motion.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

6

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Animation BFA acceptance only.

Title

Exaggeration

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to apply thoughtful and deliberate exaggeration of design elements, proportions, and gestures while drawing the human figure.

Title

Human Movement Rhythms

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to analyze and identify the rhythms of the human body and relate each part to the whole figure in design and storytelling.

Title

Human Figure Sketching

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to competently and quickly draw the human figure from life.

Title

Simplified Human Form

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to simplify a figure down to essential details, achieving clarity in form and pose.