Costumed Figure Drawing and Characterization with Bill Perkins (ONLINE) – Fall 2018

Instructor Bill Perkins
Dates 10 weeks
Location Online Only
Difficulty All Levels
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Syllabus Click to download the syllabus

In this 10-week online class, you will learn to capture the dynamic expression of the costumed figure with Disney legend Bill Perkins.

Whether you are a figurative painter, illustrator, story board artist, or animator, this is a great class for any artist who wants to get more feeling and expression in their costumed figures.

This Recorded Class Features:

  • 21+ hours of instructional video
  • 240 reference images to download
  • Weekly class notes from Bill Perkins to download
  • Access to the student chatroom
  • Online access to this class for 12 months

Bill Perkins has been working in animation for 30 years as a Layout Artist and Art Director. His work has influenced many memorable animated films such as: The Little Mermaid, Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Space Jam, Shrek, Bolt, Winnie the Pooh, Tangled, and Frozen.

In Costumed Figure Drawing and Characterization you will explore the topics of the quick sketch, dynamic and subtle action, weighting, rhythm, stress and folds, designing shapes, and the impact of drawing techniques as they relate to drawing the costumed figure.

You will analyze master drawings through history, and Bill will demonstrate how we can use these concepts to improve the clarity of our costumed figure drawings’ feeling and expressions.

All students will receive online access to the class recordings and reference images for 12 months.

NOTE: Students will have access to all the class recordings for 12 months and may download all reference images to keep. But since this class is recorded, students will not be able to submit work for critique from the instructor.

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  • $299.00
  • 365 Days
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