Join us for the Sand Animation Workshop held February 20th/21st (2021) online.
Description: This event will focus on Sand Animation which is a style that utilizes Stop Motion Animation and is often found not only as a specialized form of expression but also as a visual effect in animation. The class will focus on not just environment and motion but also compositing and fluidity of animation effects such as water, smoke, fire, and explosions. The workshop is 2 days and will be conducted through Zoom classroom invitation. The instructor will be animating live both days for the students. Students are encouraged to follow along.
Overview of the Workshop:
- Sand Animation (What is it?)
- Materials and Tools
- Camera and Table Setups
- Lighting for Sand Animation
- Reference/Planning for Animation
- Prepping for Shooting
- Animating a Look (Table Top)
- Defining Style (Down Shooter)
- Element Animation with Sand (Water/Fire/Smoke/Explosions)
- Finishing (Color and Post Processes)
Please note that animation shown and demo’d in this workshop will be used the Music for Animation Workshop held on February 27th 2021 (https://stopmotionuniversity.com/events/music-for-animation-workshop-with-eddie-bower/)
Instructor: John Ikuma
When: February 20th/21st (2021)
Time: 12pm to 2pm central time both days.
Cost: $30 usd
Softwares Used: Dragonframe and ADOBE After Effects