FIGURE QUICK SKETCH IN OIL WITH GLENN VILPPU
Instructor: Glenn Vilppu
Class Duration: January 14 - February 25, 2017
Class Time: Sundays, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Art Mentors Studio: 16182 Gothard St Suite G, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
In-Person Access: $399
Difficulty: All Levels
Glenn Vilppu is an internationally renowned draftsman, painter, and instructor. In this class, Glenn brings his world-famous approach to drawing the figure to sketching the figure in oil. According to Glenn, "painting is just drawing with a brush."
The class will focus on capturing the gesture and simple construction using a limited palette, allowing you to quickly capture gesture and form. No prior painting or drawing experience is required.
This will be a step-by-step process which begins with the basics and builds upon them. This class is appropriate for all artists, from beginner to professional.
You will benefit from Glenn's generous teaching style as he provides informative lectures, demonstrations, and a significant amount of time working one-on-one with students during class. Our cutting edge classroom set up will allow you to view Glenn's drawings on a large TV screen, so you can watch from any part of the studio while working on your own drawings.
This class will have a new live model in class for you to draw from each week. Don't miss this opportunity to work with this legendary instructor!
This class is IN-PERSON ONLY at our studio in Huntington Beach, CA. There will be no video recordings of this class to purchase online. You can attend all 7 weeks of this class for $399.
Glenn Vilppu is an internationally renowned draftsman, painter, and instructor whose books and DVDs are used by universities, art schools, and independent students around the world. Glenn is also a founding member at New Masters Academy. Glenn has had at least 20 one-man shows and is represented in collections throughout the U. S., Canada and Europe. Glenn’s approach to teaching drawing has become the standard for professional artists, often imitated by numerous teachers and applied by the tens of thousands. Glenn has a BFA and MFA from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena where he was an instructor for thirteen years. Glenn also served as Director of the Character Animation Dept. of the California Institute of Art. In addition, Glenn ran his own school for five years where he taught all subjects relating to art. Currently, Glenn teaches on-site at New Masters Academy, the University of California Los Angeles, Film and Video School’s Animation Workshop, and the American Animation Institute where he also teaches his private Saturday classes. Glenn has been giving annual lectures at the Ringling College of Art and Design for more than seven years as well as sketching tours of Europe for the past 16 years. Two to four months of the year are devoted by Vilppu to seminars throughout the world, from Greece, Sweden, and Italy to India and Japan. Vilppu has also been the artist in residence at the Savannah College of Art and Design in the United States and La Coste, France. At the age of 40, Vilppu brought a unique and innovative approach to traditional figure drawing and composition into the Animation industry for over 20 years on both feature and shorts for all of the major studios. He also taught at all of the major studios, as well many game and special effects studios.
Sales are non-refundable, but in some cases we can switch a student’s enrollment in a class that has not yet started to another class of equal or lesser value. Art Mentors reserves the right to cancel, limit enrollment, substitute instructors or models, reschedule or modify a class with notice to enrolled students. If a class is canceled, enrolled students will be given a refund. If an instructor is unable to finish a class term, a refund will be given to students at a pro-rated amount.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q. How Advanced Do I Need To Be To Take This Class?
A.This class is recommended for all levels!
Q.Is This Class Online Or In Person?
A.This class will be IN PERSON ONLY at our studio in Huntington Beach, CA.
Q.Will I be able to get a refund if I change my mind?
A.Sales are non-refundable, but in some cases we can switch a student’s enrollment in a class that has not yet started to another class of equal or lesser value. Art Mentors reserves the right to cancel, limit enrollment, substitute instructors or models, reschedule or modify a class with notice to enrolled students. If a class is canceled, enrolled students will be given a refund. If an instructor is unable to finish a class term, a refund will be given to students at a pro-rated amount.
Q.Will there be a video recording made of this class?
A.This class will NOT be recorded on video for students to watch online. You can only participate in this class if you enroll as an in-person student for $399.