Drawing for Animators Summer Workshops

Learn from leaders in animation education and let them help you produce a competitive portfolio and enhance your drawing skills. The workshop includes four modules: Life Drawing, Perspective Drawing, Character Design, and Storyboarding.   Week 1: Life Drawing | July 7-10 Topics include: basic human anatomy, proportion, silhouette, positive and negative space, overlapping forms, perspective in the figure, movement, gesture, form, solidity and line quality. Instructor: Mark Thurman Over a 40-year career, Mark Thurman has written and illustrated 20 books and designed and illustrated more than 25 books for other authors. As an author/ illustrator, he’s toured Canada extensively, sharing his stories and ideas with children and teachers in hundreds of schools.   Week 2: Perspective Drawing | July 14-17 Topics include: geometric forms (cubes, cylinders and spheres), drawing through objects, one point and two point perspective and composition. Instructor: Scott Caple Scott Caple has been working in the animation… Read More

Sheridan Offers Dual Credit Courses to Secondary School Students

High school students are getting a sneak peek at college life this summer as Sheridan provides introductory dual credit courses – which count as both high school and college credits – to students in their senior year. The dual credit program enjoyed its premier season at Sheridan in the summer of 2012, offering two art fundamentals courses. Now in it’s second year, we have six dual credit classes: –       Intro to Colour Theory –       Drawing Systems –       Intro to Sound Design –       Computer Applications for Media –       Intro to Acting –       Performing Arts Technical & Design Production Careers Each course holds classes twice a week in our studios at Trafalgar campus, From May to June, with classes 3 hours in length. These programs are provided through the School College Work Initiative, funded by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Sheridan’s Faculty of Animation, Arts… Read More