Chris Zollna

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I study Animation & Illustration at San Jose State University.
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I went to figure drawing again last night. My figure drawing teacher from community college was there, it was nice to catch up. These are all 15-25 Minutes. Those hands and feet are killing me.

— 3 weeks ago with 3 notes
#Figure  #figure drawing  #drawing  #anatomy  #animation  #Illustration  #Art School  #art  #study 

I started going to figure drawing down the street from my house. Pretty cool place, really small only around ten people go. I tried using china marker for the first time. I got them in a kit for drawing class over a year ago and I never used them. I like them and I think I’ll keep using them. They make a very light line, lighter than the charcoal carbothello pencils I usually use. Only down side is that it’s wax so you can’t really erase or push back the drawing.

— 1 month ago with 3 notes
#figure drawing  #life drawing  #drawing 

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Ward Kimball animating Goofy in The Reluctant Dragon (1941)

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— 1 month ago with 7605 notes
I passed the first portion of the Portfolio review for the Animation / Illustration program at SJSU. The second part is completing an 80 page sketch book ( 5.5”X8” minimum to 6’X9” maximum, spiral bound book) over summer break. I don’t post on here ever so ill try to post my sketch book drawings here over break. So here we go I started today. One down seventy-nine more to go! 

I passed the first portion of the Portfolio review for the Animation / Illustration program at SJSU. The second part is completing an 80 page sketch book ( 5.5”X8” minimum to 6’X9” maximum, spiral bound book) over summer break. I don’t post on here ever so ill try to post my sketch book drawings here over break. So here we go I started today. One down seventy-nine more to go!¬†

— 2 months ago
#sketchbook  #sketch  #painting  #watercolor  #observation  #stargazer lilies  #graphite  #art school 

Well, the semester seemed to fly by, although moments of it seemed pretty painful I learned a ton! Here are a few of the pieces I did for my intro to acrylic painting class ( ANI 113A ). Lots of rendering! A LOT of DRAPERY!!!! Maybe to much drapery! My instructor was Inga Poslitur , I linked her name if you want to check out her website, she is very talented to say the least. I wish I had more traditional painting classes ahead of me but starting next year we are switching to digital painting, that is exciting too. I guess the foundation stage of my program is starting to wrap up. Three more years to go! So much to learn! 

— 2 months ago with 1 note
#acrylic  #painting  #art  #art school  #Illustration  #animation  #SJSU  #rendering  #still life  #academic  #skull  #student 

I was recently excepted into to the Animation Illustration program at San Jose State University. Here is my Mid-Program Review Portfolio! Now I have to complete an eighty page sketch book over summer in order to complete the review process and move on within the program. Very excited!

— 2 months ago
#illustration  #animation  #sjsu  #art  #student  #draperey  #figure drawing  #life drawing  #painting  #plein air  #goauche  #sketchbook  #portfoilo  #review