Gesture drawing is a practice which allows an artist to draw strenuous or spontaneous poses that cannot be held by the model long enough for an elaborate study, and reinforces the importance of movement, action, and direction, which can be overlooked during a long drawing.
In class Assignment #1: In your sketchbooks draw a front, back and side view of the skeleton.
In class Assignment #2: In your sketchbooks draw a series skeletons displaying various gesture poses.
HOMEWORK: 1. In your sketchbooks practice drawing the human figure in various gestural poses.
2. Research costumes, props, etc. for three characters; a pirate; a cowboy; and a robot. Bring in images from magazines, internet, etc.