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Spirit and Force in Figure Drawing: Book Signing & Demonstration with Karl Gnass

Spirit and Force in Figure Drawing: Book Signing & Demonstration with Karl Gnass
June 28, 2014
Jun 28, 3:00PM - 5:00PM

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Master figure artist and Disney instructor Karl Gnass unveils his long-awaited second book SPIRIT and FORCE with a special session on story and purpose in figure drawing and book signing.

About the Book:

SPIRIT & FORCE is the elegantly designed follow-up to Karl’s first book, Spirit of the Pose. The 272-page book dives deeper into Karl's unique approach of infusing life force into drawings, while grounding them in classical skills, like form, tone, and volume. Karl's whimsical musings encourage readers to consider their own artistic intentions, while his gorgeous illustrations serve as inspiration on elevating drawings from competent to exceptional. "It's one thing to learn how to draw," says Karl. "It's another to learn how to draw with intent—to infuse a sense of story and purpose in the figure."

About the Artist:

Karl is one of the most sought-after teachers in Los Angeles, whose students include luminaries of the animation and CGI industries. He currently teaches drawing, painting, and storyboarding at Disney, Dreamworks, and the Animation Guild, and previously at Sony ImageWorks, Nickelodeon, and Warner Bros. Features Animation, among others. He also storyboarded for Disney Television Animation, for DarkWing Duck, Gargoyles, and Aladdin Prince of Thieves. In film, he developed the character expressions and anatomical breakdowns for Stuart in Stuart Little, and character breakdowns in Harry Potter. More information about Karl is available at www.spiritofthepose.com

WIN a FREE limited-edition print AND exclusive Karl Gnass T-shirt!*

Purchase a SPIRIT and FORCE book and be automatically entered to win! The deadline is June 28th at 5 PM.  Shipping rates may apply.

Event Schedule:

3:00pm - 4:00pm (Artist Demonstration)
4:00pm - 5:00pm (Artist Signing & Raffle Drawing)

Special limited-edition prints and shirts will also be available at the event!

FREE Admission.  There will be a $10 fee for outside books.

*Raffle applies to in-store orders only.  Must be present to win.