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Gene H.

Alameda, CA

$50/hour

Animation and Cartooning Lessons From a Former Hollywood Animator

In-person lessons

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Portland Community College A.S. degree

Education

Portland Community College A.S. degree

About Gene

From my experience working on such TV series as The Smurfs, Superfriends, Liquid Television, and Gumby, I learned how to draw cartoons quickly and simply. I show you how to make characters out of simple shapes, how to give them expression and how to make them move. I can show you how to make a comic strip or an animated cartoon. I can tutor you at your house or via Skype.

I love questions. If you ask my what time it is, I'll tell you how to make a watch. I have taught people of all ages and I am experienced in teaching people with special needs. I started working in animation in 1978. I also started teaching in 1978. As I learned new techniques, I loved passing it on to others. And now I can pass it on to you.

Looking forward to teaching you,
Gene
From my experience working on such TV series as The Smurfs, Superfriends, Liquid Television, and Gumby, I learned how to draw cartoons quickly and simply. I show you how to make characters out of simple shapes, how to give them expression and how to make them move. I can show you how to make a comic strip or an animated cartoon. I can tutor you at Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Alameda, CA 94501
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Art:
Drawing,
Film, Video Production
Computer:
Video Production

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Drawing

I have taught animation at Academy of Art University since 1995. I can definitely teach drawing. I have associate degree in Commercial art. I have been an animator in Hollywood and the Bay area since 1978.

Portland Community College A.S. degree

Education

Portland Community College A.S. degree

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Gene will travel within 40 miles of Alameda, CA 94501.