• Glenn Vilppu The Drawing Guy - ONLINE

Start Date July 18, 2020 10:00 AM

End Date November 06, 2020 12:00 PM

Fridays, 10 am - 12 pm PDT


Phone 1 818 827 7138

Glenn Vilppu
The Drawing Guy - ONLINE

A Series of Talks, Demos and Meet Ups


Join us virtually from anywhere!
Open to Tweens, Teens, College Students, Recent Grads and Pros

All Proceeds Go To Helping Artists in our Community During This Time

May 22 - October 30, 2020
10 am - 12 pm (PDT)
(Subject to Change)
Join Legendary Glenn Vilppu live as you walk into the heartbeat of his life and his creative space. Known as the 'teacher of teachers,' meet with Glenn direct from his studio in a web conferencing Zoom Room. Go through a variety of subjects together in 2 hour sessions filled with live demos, masterful tidbits, plus a Q+A where you can ask anything. Topics listed below.
Attendees have an opportunity to buy a signed Glenn Vilppu book as a keepsake of your time with Glenn.
Prerequisites:  An understanding of basic drawing.
What Will Be Covered
Week 1:  My Drawing System and Drawing from Imagination
May 22
Week 2:  Analysis of a Master Painting as it Translates to Composition and Story
May 29
Week 3:  Cafe Sketching and Capturing Urban Life
June 5
Week 4:  The Mindset of Thumbnails and Why You Can Never Do Too Many
June 12
Week 5:  My Career and a Study Analysis of My Three Influential Artists
June 19
Week 6:  Keeping Sketchbooks for Life and The Secrets to Drawing For a Lifetime
June 26
Week 7:  Observation and Analysis of a Master
July 3
Week 8:  Study Analysis and Sketching From Films
July 10
Week 9:  How Human Figure Study Translates to Animation
July 17
Week 10:  Figure Anatomy Simplified and Exaggerated for Cartoon Characters
July 24
Week 11:  Heads and Hands
July 31
Week 12: The Evolution of Expression: Eyes, Ears, Nose, Mouth / Faces
August 7
Week 13: Silhouette and Readability
August 14
Week 14: Working with Water Soluble Media
August 21
Week 15: Drawing Critique and Draw Over Day: Themed
August 28
Week 16: Mastering Charcoal and Lighting
RESCHEDULED to November 6
Week 17: Head and Hair Drawing
September 11
Week 18: Drawing with an iPad
September 18
Week 19: Environment and Landscape Sketching
September 25
Week 20: Gesture and Line of Action
October 2
Week 21: Drawing Critique and Draw Over Day: Themed Nudes
October 9
Week 22: How to Master Pen and Ink and Inktober
October 16
Week 23: Doing Drapery
October 23
Week 24: Analyzing Modern Masters
October 30
Week 25: Mastering Charcoal and Lighting
November 6
RULES:  Please note that it is prohibited to record, photograph, screenshot or distribute talks and demo's of this Online Session on any other platform. Please be respectful to the artist and the other participants in this stream.

NOTE: Please register at least 30 min early, as it takes the system 15-20 minutes to send the registration Zoom link. Otherwise, we cannot guarantee you will be accepted into the session on time.

GLENN VILPPU is an internationally renowned draftsman, painter, and instructor whose books and DVDs are used by universities, art schools, and independent students around the world. Vilppu has had at least 20 one-man shows, and is represented in collections throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Vilppu’s approach to teaching drawing has become the standard for professional artists and imitated by numerous teachers and applied by the tens of thousands of students of his teaching. Vilppu brought his approach to traditional figure drawing and composition to bear in the Animation industry for over 20 years on both feature and shorts for all of the major studios.

He is the author of numerous books including, The Vilppu Drawing Manual. His drawing methods are regarded as the standard for professional artists. His approach has been applied by thousands of artists, animators, and art professionals worldwide. Vilppu has taught annual workshops at Ringling College of Art and Design for well over a decade, as well as sketching tours and workshops in Europe for the past twenty years. His annual tours, seminars, and workshops extend throughout Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

Glenn Vilppu is a founding member and contributing artist at New Masters Academy.