The Drawing Club
Established in 2002 to create an atmosphere where story and character could be observed and interpreted from life. The Drawing Club features drawing workshops every Thursday night, 7:30-10:30pm.
Our drawing workshops have a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Each session features a different story theme with a model in character modeling on our stage with carefully selected music and inspirational visuals. Poses range from 5 to 15 minutes. All levels are welcome.You can bring any media and are encouraged to interpret the theme in any way you like. Founder/ Host Bob Kato provides one on one instruction for those who would like some. All you have to do is ask. Come join us and experience our festive workshop. Coffee, drinks and snacks are served.
Founder and Director of The Drawing Club, Bob Kato is an Associate Professor of Illustration and Entertainment Design at The Art Center College of Design in Pasadena California where he has taught since 1988. He has also held workshops at Walt Disney Feature Animation, Walt Disney Consumer Products,Walt Disney Imagineering, Walt Disney Toons Studios, Walt Disney Online and Universal Studios Creative. As an illustrator he has done illustrations for publications such as National Lampoon and Spy Magazine as well as illustrations for permanent exhibits in The Smithsonian Institutes National Zoo and The Florida Aquarium. His work has been included in award annuals such as Communication Arts and The Society of Illustrators. Bob has published 3 instructional DVDs about drawing and painting through The Gnomon Workshop and Design Studio Press. In 2014, The Drawing Club: Mastering the Art of Drawing Characters from Life, was published through Quarry Books.