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Kids school and holiday art clubs

February Half Term – 2017

Animation Station

With Artist and Illustrator Amy Pennington


Join Amy Pennington at the Animation Station and spend 2 glorious days immersed in the world of animation.

Learn how to build your own animated stories and manipulate them into short stop motion animations using basic technology.



Date: Monday and Tuesday 13 and 14 February

Venue: Donhead Preparatory School, Edge Hill, Wimbledon, SW19 4NP

Time: 9.30 – 4.30pm

Age 6-13*

£120 for 2 days

To Book email   info@childrensartschool.org

*Course will be grouped and staffed according to the ages of the children booked

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Click the picture to see and example of Amy Pennington’s full body animations.


Over 2 days children will

  • explore the creative potential of animation
  • learn how an artist uses animation to create simple stories and sequences
  • storyboard simple animation sequences
  • make and use props and sets to compose narratives for an animation
  • bring your own characters and worlds to life using basic technology to create stop frame animations
  • experiment with many different animation techniques from flip books, simple apps and larger scale productions using suspended cameras and their own bodies
  • work individually and in groups to build and adapt animations
  • present their animations to their peers and parents through a simple screening


…and much, much more.

Places are limited