ANIMATION

online  art course for teens 12-18 years old

teacher: Endi Kim

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.

Sundays 15:45-17:45 PST
Pacific Standard Time

2 hours weekly, 12 classes

September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 22, December 6, 13

$400

Requarements:

PC or laptop with Toonboom Harmony animation software installed: 
Toonboom Harmony store
(for education): https://store.toonboom.com/students
 
System requirements:  https://www.toonboom.com/products/harmony/system-requirements
*Harmony Essentials is okay for the class

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. 

Detailed schedule:

Week 1-2: 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.

 

Week 3-4: Puppet animation

Create a 2D puppet and make animation

Will try peg animation and simple 2D rigging.

Week 5-6: lipsync

Make the character's lips sync with the dialogue.

 

Week 7-9: Rotoscoping animation

Use live-action video as a reference and create hand drawing animationWeek 10: Hand drawing animation

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

 

Week 11-12: Mixed methods animation

Review weeks! Kids will create their animation by mixing 2 animation methods.

Our calendar for the 2020-2021 school year:

First day of classes - Monday 8/31/20
Labor Day weekend - NO CLASSES - Saturday 9/5/20 - Monday 9/7/20
Thanksgiving break - NO CLASSES - Monday 11/23/20 - Sunday 11/29/20
Christmas break - NO CLASSES - Monday 12/21/20 - Sunday 1/3/21
Last day of classes - Friday 5/28/21

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