Clay Animation Bootcamp (Winter 2021)
The Clay Animation Bootcamp is a live event that will be held the last Saturday and Sunday in January 2021. That’s January 23rd and 24th. Official time to be announced.
In this workshop we will explore the subject of Clay Animation through building puppets, setting up stages, and animating clay. This is an intro to the art and will have a total of 8 instructional hours. There will also be content such as worksheets and online resources in a course module for you to access in helping you better understand the art and its processes.
Who This Is For:
This workshop is for those individuals who would like to gain a well rounded understanding of clay animation and the stop motion animation process along with how to get started in producing their own animation productions. These methods can be applied to music video production, short films, commercials, and personal projects.
- Animation Principles
- Clay Puppet Building (Armature Build and Theory)
- Staging and Lighting
- Camera Setups
- Character Staging and Stage Mechanics
- Tools and Materials
- Types of Clay and their uses
- Hardening and Softening Clay
- Color Mixing
- Software usages
- 2 Shooting Techniques (Table Top and Down Shooter)
- Production Workflow
- Basics of dialogue animation
- Delivery methods for work and play
This workshop is a live event online. However, if you are unable to attend for any reason you will have access to the recorded lecture and course materials. Emails will go out the week before the first event with Live Session information. You should receive a confirmation of enrollment email upon completion of the purchase of this workshop.
All attendees must have access to the internet and a free Zoom account. All materials, equipment, and software will be discussed in the course and is not required to participate. A free version of Stop Motion Studio and a smart phone is enough to get started.