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Drawing for Animation

In Person Course

Dates: Tuesdays, 6:30 – 9:30pm, September 13 – December 6, 2022
Price: $385 for non-members, $360 for QAS members

Course Description

The famous animator Richard Williams said Good drawing is not copying the surface. It has to do with understanding and expression. We don’t want to learn to draw just to end up being imprisoned in showing off our knowledge of joints and muscles. We want to get the kind of reality that a camera can’t get. We want to accentuate and suppress aspects of the model’s character to make it more vivid.

In this course, you’ll learn to professionally design your characters in a way that gives them real… well… character. Learn how shapes and colours help express different personas and emotions. You’ll study some life drawing, perspective, environmental design, and the works! Then come out of the course with a couple fully fledged characters and environments that you can take forward into your future animating projects!

Also new this semester, collaboration with Artelier Artista with one live-drawing session!

For more information and to sign up, please visit