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About Introduction to Animation (Summer)

With the guidance of a professional filmmaker, learn the art of illustration and animation techniques.

What will you learn on this course?

Lead by a professional filmmaker, illustrator, and animator, learn how to create your own animations. Gain an understanding of essential animation principles and be introduced to different stylistic approaches and artistic techniques. You will learn about every step of the animation process, including story writing, concept design, character design, animating, sound recording, and editing.

The course will cover:

  • Drawing skills
  • Fundamental animation principles
  • Using animation and editing software
  • Stylistic choices
  • Story writing
  • Character Design
  • Introduction to contemporary animations
  • Exploration of various animation types

Using a combination of practical design demonstrations and one to one support you will receive guidance tailored to your individual projects and needs. On completion of this course you can expect to have gained an understanding of a range of approaches to animating and have produced your own animation.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years. It is for beginners who have no experience and for improvers who would like to develop their illustration and animation skills.

This course may be accessible for people with disabilities. The room is wheelchair accessible. A support worker or carer may assist; carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending to provide support. Please contact us to discuss your specific accessibility needs.

Do you need to bring anything?

Please ensure that you bring a memory stick so you can save your work and take it home. You are welcome to bring your own art materials, tablets, laptops and filming devices in consultation with the tutor.

This course may be accessible for people with disabilities. The room is wheelchair accessible. A support worker or carer may assist; carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending to provide support. Please contact us to discuss your specific accessibility needs.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs.

Who teaches this course?

Martin McNally

Dates and times

  • April – July