Stop Motion Animation (Tues 12:00-1:30 PM)


Stop Motion Animation (Tues 12:00-1:30 PM)


Stop-motion animation is used in many popular films, such as the Lego Movie, Coraline, and The Little Prince. This course will help you create your own short stop-motion films. You will learn how how to shoot the initial sequences with an iPad, smartphone, or DSLR camera, and then assemble them into a short animated movie. Topics covered include:

  • What is stop motion and how does it work?
  • Stop motion vs. time lapse
  • Shooting stop motion with a tablet or smartphone
  • Lighting your environment
  • Using different media
  • Directing the animation
  • Working with filters and color
  • Shooting in reverse

Instructor: Sara Jones
Ages:  8-12 years (suggested)
Dates:  1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6
Time: 12:00-1:30 PM

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