Course Code SC2103022
Tutor Tom Walker
Course Dates Monday - Thursday, 11th - 14th April 2022
Days 4
Times 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level Ages 12-16, All Levels
Fee £295
Location Art Academy London, 165A Mermaid Court, SE1 1HR

A fun and inspiring four day course for ages 12-16 providing a skills based experience and expert tuition in animation. You will be taught skills in stop motion, 2D drawing for animation and the use of Adobe Creative Suite as an animation tool. The course will be fast, fun and will culminate in a screening of your work to peers and parents. The days will be themed and split into half with the mornings focusing on skills development and the afternoons focusing on making an animation using the skills you have learnt in response to a given theme. You will be encouraged to work in groups and on your own and to challenge and respond to ideas and new skills in an enjoyable and creative space.

What topics do we cover?

  • Storyboarding
  • Stop motion
  • Physical and digital 2D drawing for animation
  • Use of After Effects
  • Shooting techniques and conventions
  • Basic operation of camera
  • Basic editing techniques

Please note, you must complete a consent form before your child can join our Young Artists programme. This form is available to fill in here. This is an interactive electronic form. You can fill it in and sign online. If you prefer to download the form in a pdf format and/or print a paper copy then you can follow this link. In this case, please email your completed form to shortcourses@artacademy.org.uk or post it to Art Academy London, Mermaid Court, 165a Borough High Street, London SE1 1HR.

What level is this course?

This course is suitable for students between the ages of 12 to 16 and is open to all skill levels.

  • Young Artists - Aged 12-16

    Chose this course if you are aged between 12 & 16. This course is open to all skill levels, whether you love art and are looking to advance you artistic skills and creative confidence or are new to the subject and want a bit of an introduction!

What should I bring?

Materials are provided however students may also wish to bring in a sketchbook with ideas, drawings, images and photos.

Please bring a USB memory stick to save your work.

Also make sure to bring protective clothing such as an apron or shirt or wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.

About Your Tutor

TOM WALKER

Tom Walker is an artist and film maker who graduated from the MA in Fine Art at Goldsmiths University in 2006. He has continued to work across film, 2-d image making and animation and has exhibited his work in galleries and festivals around the world. Tom has also worked on commercial film projects for large multinational companies and organisations. Teaching and learning are important aspects of Tom’s practice and he has a broad and varied CV that includes teaching on and running courses in animation, Illustration, film, design fine art practice at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Location

Mermaid Court

165A Borough High Street
London SE1 1HR
tel: +44 (0) 207407 6969

Nearest Tube/ Rail: London Bridge or Borough (both a 5 minute walk).

Please note that London Bridge has two exits, the most direct route is to follow signs to “Borough High Street”.

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Refreshments and Facilities

The common room can be used by individuals from the same class at scheduled break times only.

The kitchen can be used for handwashing and waste disposal facilities only.

Please note, students will not be able to use the kitchen to prepare hot drinks and/or food.

Students will be able to use the coffee machine, where free hot water, and paid-for hot drinks are available.

Mugs will not be available for use, and students are strongly encouraged to bring their own reusable mugs if they wish to use the coffee machine.

Further Details

  • You will need to have paid in full before the first session of your class. Your place is not guaranteed until we have received full payment. Please book early in order to guarantee your place on the course.
  • If you purchased a pack online this will be given to you on the first session of your course upon your arrival. Packs can be purchased on our Materials Page or on the individual course page when you make your booking.
  • Please don’t wear your best clothes as there is always a chance you will get messy. If possible bring an apron or overalls.
  • All artwork MUST be taken home at the end of the course or it will be disposed of. Paintings that need to dry should be collected within a week. For clay sculptures that need hollowing and firing, you will receive a separate email when they can be collected.
  • Please ensure that your mobile phone is switched off or is on silent during the class.
  • Health and Safety Guidelines will be provided to you at the beginning of your class.
  • Sometimes our photographer will pop in to get some images of our classes in progress. We will typically inform you beforehand if photography is taking place during your class; if you do not want to be photographed please let the photographer know!
  • To find out more about what’s going on at the Academy follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. If you’d like to share images of your course, your progress or your finished work we’d love to see them! Please bear in mind you must have the permission of tutors, other students and models to photograph them.
  • If you would like more information or advice on courses at the Academy please contact shortcourses@artacademy.org.uk.
  • For further details please see our Short Courses: Regulations & Policies page.

£295.00

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Fee: £295.00