This fun five-day course for students aged 12-16 provides a skills-based experience and expert tuition in animation. Students will be taught skills in stop motion, digital 2D drawing and the use of Adobe Creative Suite as an animation tool.
The days will be themed and split in half; the mornings will focus on skills development and the afternoons will focus on creating an animation using the skills learnt. The course will culminate in a screening of work to peers and parents.
Students will be encouraged to work in groups and independently while challenging or responding to ideas and new skills in an enjoyable and creative space.
During this course we’ll cover the following topics:
- Stop motion.
- Physical and digital 2D drawing for animation.
- Use of After Effects.
- Shooting techniques and conventions.
- Basic operation of camera.
- Basic editing techniques.