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Principles of Animation

Get started animating using affordable software and accessible materials. This course will cover the basics of imitating motion and expose students to a wide variety of animation techniques.

THU, APR 22 10:00 PM UTC | 2.0 hrs

Week 1: Animation = Timing

  • Introductions
  • Intro to pre-film analog animation methods
  • Timing
  • Exposure sheets
  • Frames per second
  • Loops

  • In-class assignment: make a looping animated video of an inanimate object.

  • Homework: Animate the same motion but with a different object of significantly different size and/or shape

THU, APR 29 10:00 PM UTC | 2.0 hrs

Week 2: Principles pt. 1 - Basic Physics

THU, MAY 6 10:00 PM UTC | 2.0 hrs

Week 3: Principles pt. 2 - Action Posing

THU, MAY 13 10:00 PM UTC | 2.0 hrs

Week 4: Pre & Post Production

THU, MAY 20 10:00 PM UTC | 2.0 hrs

Week 5: Animation = Acting

THU, MAY 27 10:00 PM UTC | 2.0 hrs

Week 6: Special Effects

$200
Apr 22, 20216 weeksUp to 12 learners
Prerequisites

Participants will need to install Stop Motion Studio on either a PC ($10) or mobile device (Free or $5). Devices will need either a built-in camera or one that can be connected.

No prior animation knowledge or drawing skills are necessary.

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