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Animation Station for Wimbledon Bookfest – Sunday

IMG_8308Day 2 of the Animation Station for Wimbledon Bookfest saw us working on larger scale animations with Artist and Illustrator Amy Pennington, as well as consolidating our work on stop motion animations using the emotion app on the i-Pad.

Click HERE for details of the Saturday workshop.

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We started by looking at animations made at our previous animation course to give the children inspiration for new work. We looked at how to make simple props to tell a striking story.DSC_0042

We worked in groups to storyboard our ideas once more.DSC_0047 DSC_0051

We then started to make props out of card, paper, string and tape.DSC_0057

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We created backdrops from paper and fabric.DSC_0061DSC_0072

We started to act out scenes of our stories. It was lovely to work in the open space of the hall after the closer work of yesterday

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We were working together to solve problems and help each other.DSC_0099

We began to film our sequences using a suspended camera. Each tiny movement was photographed.DSC_0097

 

We took roles of director, camera operator and actors.DSC_0106 DSC_0115 DSC_0120 DSC_0125 DSC_0132 DSC_0141 DSC_0143 IMG_8316

 

 

 

While each group filmed their animation the others worked on making smaller scale animations using inanimate objects and collaged characters.DSC_0092 DSC_0094

We used cutouts from magazines to create a crazy character.DSC_0100 DSC_0101 DSC_0102 DSC_0103

We made another simple backdrop and filmed a sequence of movements to create a scene from a story.DSC_0107 DSC_0110 DSC_0140DSC_0111 DSC_0126 DSC_0136 DSC_0137 DSC_0138 DSC_0139DSC_0147 DSC_0150 DSC_0153We are working on putting the body animations together and making a showreel of all the animations made. We will upload a link to the finished films very soon.

 

 

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