Gesture drawing for performance


Gesture drawing is about getting the general sense of how the body moves and how the parts are anatomically connected.  It involves quickly capturing the action, form and pose of a subject. Improving your gesture drawing is essential to improving your overall character design. By understanding a few fundamentals, you’ll be able to practice efficiently and get better at your art.

In the video below,  professional storyboard artist, Mike Morris, uses his Wacom One creative display to share insights about the practice and underlying philosophy of acting and performance for gesture drawing.


Mike MorrisAbout Mike

Mike Morris is a professional storyboard, comic and animation artist and longtime Wacom friend.