While the mobile phone is great for taking photos of your lunch or your cat… or your cat eating your lunch, it is also a versatile creative tool. A simple way to spontaneously capture and create moments of inspiration through photo and video.
Whether you’re interested in stop motion on a serious level, or if you just want to dabble here and there, this class will teach you the basics to get started. You don’t need to be a film industry professional or have professional photo, video and editing equipment. All you need is a little inspiration, a good idea and your phone.
Traditionally, the animation neophyte viewer relates directly the Stop Motion with clay without realizing that in the Stop Motion animation you will have to know multitude of techniques. They include, in addition to clay, pixilation, cut-out, sand animation or glass painting, rotoscoping, painting with light, the disturbing stratacut and everything susceptible of being moved photo to photo.
Title: Stop Motion Animation
Duration: 6 Months
Obviously, we cannot forget the character animation made with materials such as latex, silicone or foam and various materials, increasingly sophisticated, that by means of a few skeletons they have managed to captivate us in recent years, with examples such as “Paranorman”.
We don’t want to forget the overflowing creativity of Stop Motion artists, whose are moving this techniques to the public space with new forms and supports, as for example Blu.
If you feel fascinated by the work of Blu, the creativity of PES, the technique of “Frankenweenie”, Aardman productions or the classics from Ray Harryhausen?as “Jason and the Argonauts”, here you have a chance to develop your potential as Stop Motion animator.