We have a nice gesture drawing class here at lunchtime on tuesdays. It’s taught by one of our uber animators: Tom Gately. The class is roughly based on the teachings of Walt Stanchfield. You can find most of the handout to Walt’s class here (thanks to AnimationMeat.com). Tom has had the fortune of studying under him at Disney and he’s been kind enough to create an ongoing weekly gesture class here at Pixar. The poses are quick and dynamic, the right stuff to get juices going. Here’s some of the work from today … to change it up a bit I did most of these with a sharpie, it was fun and refreshing.