This Live Class offers Office Hours at an additional cost. Office Hours allows you to join a group video call with Joe every Tuesday from 3:00pm - 3:45pm, starting the second week of class.
During Office Hours, you can get personalized help on class assignments, ask questions, and share your work directly with the instructor. To get your Office Hours Pass, use the link below. You will receive a link to the video call before class starts.
Your Office Hours Pass is good for the entire length of the Live Class, and you can join as many Office Hours as you like.
Important Live Class information and links In this 8-week Live Class, master animal anatomist, animal draftsperson and painter, Joe Weatherly, will take you on a beginner-friendly journey into the anatomy of animals. Joe will teach you how to visualize the simplified three-dimensional structures that lie beneath the fur, feathers, and scales of animals to give you a powerful new way to construct your animal artwork!
By the end of this course, you will know how to construct a variety of animals and understand the key factors that make them unique.
Format This Live Class offers instructor feedback and critiques for the pre-recorded course "Introduction to Animal Anatomy". Each week, you will be asked to watch the video instruction from the pre-recorded, complete the week's assignments, and turn them in 24-hours before class. Then, during Live Class, the instructor will answer your questions and critique as many assignments as time allows.
Joe Weatherly is a Southern California-based artist specializing in the drawing and painting of animals. His style is bold and vigorous, capturing the essence and drama of the subjects he draws and paints. Weatherly has published several books on animal drawing, including The Weatherly Guide to Drawing Animals, Animal Essence: the Art of Joe Weatherly, and the Joe Weatherly Sketchbook. He has also taught drawing at Nickelodeon Animation, Dreamworks Animation, Universal Studios, Art Center College of Design, Laguna College of Art and Design, and The Academy of Art in San Francisco.Joe is very passionate about the conservation of the natural world. He hopes his work will motivate people to protect it and promote its survival. Joe has had several solo shows at the Ford Motor Companies Corporate Headquarters, California State University Fullerton, and Galerie Daniel Maghen in Paris, France. His work is hung in private collections across Europe and North America.