Summer 2014 Art Camps - Animation

Animation for Kids

Animation for Kids

Ages 5 - 7
9AM - 12PM
June 9 - 13
Ages 5 - 7
9AM - 12PM
July 28 - August 1
Price: 
$240 Members, $265 Non-Members

This cool camp will guide young artists through the step-by-step process of stop-motion animation. Participants will work with paper materials, digital cameras and computers, while being encouraged to let their young minds explore the imaginative possibilities of animation.

Legomation

Legomation

Ages 8 - 10
9AM - 3:30PM
June 9 - 13
Ages 8 - 10
9AM - 3:30PM
July 14 - 18
Ages 8 - 10
9AM - 3:30PM
August 4 - 8
Ages 8 - 10
9AM - 3:30PM
August 11 - 15
Price: 
$340 Members, $365 Non-Members

Explore the wonderful world of Legomation! Using Legos and other snap- together building bricks, campers will collaborate to design and building their own stop-motion movies.

Clay Animation

Clay Animation

Ages 8 - 10
9 AM - 3:30 PM
June 16 - 20
Price: 
$340 Members, $365 Non-Members

Learn how to design and create your own movie using the popular technique of claymation. Watch and discuss a variety of clay animations then use cameras, clay and computers to make short clay animations with a soundtrack.

Exploring Animation

Exploring Animation

Ages 11 - 13
9 AM - 3:30 PM
June 16 - 20
Price: 
$340 Members, $365 Non-Members

This hands-on camp will expose students to the foundations of a variety of popular stop-motion animation styles including hand-drawn, object, and cut paper animation. Digital video cameras and editing software will be used to create finished projects. Examples from essential films will be screened as a lead-in to each topic.

Digital Animation with Wacom Tablets

Digital Animation with Wacom Tablets

Ages 11 - 13
12:30PM - 3:30PM
June 23 - 27
Price: 
$240 Members, $265 Non-Members

This camp offers an introduction to digital illustration using a stylus and graphics tablet. Students will explore various animation methods including character animation and rotoscoping, an animation technique in which animators trace over live-action video. Students can bring their own graphics tablet or borrow one of ours.

Hand-Drawn Animation

Hand-Drawn Animation

Students Entering Grades 9 - 12
9AM - 3:30PM
July 7 - 11
Price: 
$340 Members, $365 Non-Members

Anyone who enjoys drawing will be able to bring their artwork to life in this camp emphasizing traditional cartooning techniques. Class examples from Disney to anime will be examined to reveal the magic of stop-motion. Each student will create their own custom “flip-book” and a variety of short animations.

The Digital Forest of Miyazaki

The Digital Forest of Miyazaki

Students Entering Grades 9 - 12
9AM - 3:30PM
July 21 - 25
Students Entering Grades 9 - 12
9AM - 3:30PM
August 11 - 15
Price: 
$340 Members, $365 Non-Members

Animator Hayao Miyazaki’s memorable character-driven films like My Neighbor Tortoro, Spirited Away, and Ponyo captivate audiences with their wit and imagination. In this camp students will learn how to develop new and imaginative Miyazaki-inspired characters and take them into the digital realm using Wacom Digital Illustration tablets and Adobe software.

Stop Motion Studio

Stop Motion Studio

Students Entering Grades 9 - 12
9AM - 3:30PM
August 18 - 22
Price: 
$340 Members, $365 Non-Members

Learn how to animate like the pros in this exciting camp. Students will begin the week by designing their very own stop motion puppet, complete with armatures. They will then collaborate to write, storyboard, and film an original stop motion animation using their creations. Please note, students will be using liquid latex in this class.

Mixed Media Animation

Mixed Media Animation

Ages 8 - 10
9AM - 3:30PM
August 25 - 29
Price: 
$340 Members, $365 Non-Members

Explore several different traditional animation styles in this cool class. Paper shapes, 3D objects, and even classmates will be animated into unique movie projects using various styles and themes. Digital cameras and Apple software will be used to create finished projects.