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‘Drawing For Entertainment’ Class @ Gnomon School

I had the honor to lead the “Drawing For Entertainment” class @ Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Los Angeles. The Class was a week long summer camp for high school students. This group of students were talented and eager to learn. They all worked very hard and made huge strides, which made me look really good.

Thanks to all the students and thanks to Gnomon for the opportunity. I look forward to teaching at Gnomon again.

 

Working with the students on the perspective drawing assignment.

Sample of student work by a talented young man. The lesson was creating a sci-fi interior using 1 point perspective.

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Review: Steve Huston 2011 Drawing Workshop @ 3 Kicks Studio

Ever since March of 2010, when Steve Huston was last in Los Angeles to teach his annual workshop, I was eagerly anticipating his return to Southern California. The time finally came last April when Steve returned to Pasadena for a one night drawing workshop hosted by 3 Kicks Studio.

This was a short but intense workshop. Steve packed in a lot of information in 3 hours. Here are my thoughts on the evening.

Part 1 – Lecture

Steve began the lecture by stating his fundamental principles to drawing and art making. The essence of Art is the “Idea”, he noted to the class.  He then broke down that concept into 2 fundamental parts:

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