Animation for Beginners

Animation for Beginners Animation for Beginners is an introductory course for the beginner. The course will give a straightforward approach to a range of traditional animation techniques - including stop motion, 2D animation. The participants will have the chance to explore the animation process by completing a series of short exercises. Emphasis will be placed on the entire production arc, from generating ideas and setting up the equipment to designing and making simple stop motion puppets. This course includes: • Introduction to the basic principles of animation design and storytelling • A focus on practical exercises • Developing short animated sequences using a variety of techniques. • Learning how to create simple 2D drawn animated sequences • Learning how to design and create a simple stop motion puppet Suitable for: Beginners Limited to 10 participants

visualise senses

"Beyond philosophy" a leading company in the field of the costumer experience, located in London and Atlanda. "Customer Experience is an interaction between an organization and a Customer. It is a blend of an organization’s physical performance, the senses stimulated and emotions evoked, each intuitively measured against customer expectations across all moments of contact.

Collaborating with "Beyond Philosophy" is an exciting activity that drives illustration and animation into an other level of creativity and productivity. The workshops present human reactions and behavior in an innovative manner utilizing visual depictions of thought and sense.

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Claymate your imagination

"Claymate your imagination". This workshop will teach participants the various stages of principles and practical issues for visual narration using animation techniques and, idea production, from concept to final production.

The workshop is delivered through a series of practical exercises and presentations covering issues that include idea development and insprational sources, thumbnail storyboards, working storyboards and presentation, character design with clay and the principles of animation.

This workshop has been presented several times in collaboration with the European Animation center under the educational program of the Ministry of Education "Animation go to school" and under the aegis of Athens Animfest.

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