April 22nd, 2004

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Depp Drawings

For a good aesthetic time check out the fun drawings of Johnny Depp at one of the fan club sites:
line drawing of Johnny Depp as Hunter S. Thompson
http://www.johnnydeppfan.com/artgalleryII1.htm
I think it would be fun to use Captain Jack Sparrow as a model in a life drawing class. Stop parts of the film where Depp pulls those fey off-balance poses and then show and stop parts of the film where the Disney animators capture the same gestures in the skeleton figures. We could talk about traditional anatomy + gesture + contemporary motion capture rigging for annimation in films and digital games. Wouldn't that be a fun class?

Rolling Stone essay by Depp on beat generation writers: http://www.johnnydeppfan.com/ginsberg.htm
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