online art camp for kids 12-16 years old

Online dates:  

July 5-9, August 2-6

Full day: 



This camp will be held ONLINE via ZOOM video conference. Students will need access to a computer / tablet  with internet connection,  zoom.us , and Toonboom Harmony software*

System requirements:  https://www.toonboom.com/products/harmony/system-requirements
*Harmony Essentials is okay for the class

Camp Description: 

This course is a fun intro into exciting world of Animation. Students will learn animation principles and complete there own short animation by using Toonboom Harmony software, the leading software used by artists and professional animators. 

The course will be held ONLINE via ZOOM video conference. Students will need access to a computer / tablet / phone with internet connection and zoom.us. After the lecture and demonstrations teachers regularly check and correct the digital image of a student's work, explain what works in particular cases and what does not, and why.

Refund Policy:

We are not offering refunds for new purchases. However, full credit towards future bookings or transfer to another camp/class will be offered for any cancellations made up to 24 hrs before the camp or class start. 

If camp or class is cancelled due to gathering restrictions or shelter in place order placed by state or county authorities, similar online camp/class will be held instead. Students can cancel their registration if online learning does not work for them, with the full credit towards future in person camp/class.

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Detailed schedule:

Day 1.

Introduction & Motion Graphic

Explore the essential tool of animation software and create text motion graphic animation.(5-10 seconds). Kids will learn about frames, timing, and the camera uses.

Day 2.

Puppet animation

Create a 2D puppet and make animation

Will try peg animation and simple 2D rigging.

Day 3.


Make the character's lips sync with the dialogue.

Rotoscoping animation.

Use live-action video as a reference and create hand drawing animation


Day 4.

Hand drawing animation

Will try basic hand drawing animation- bouncing ball/walk cycle.


Day 5.

Mixed methods animation

Kids will create their animation by mixing 2 animation methods.