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Animation Fundamentals for Book Artists
July 15 - July 16
July 15-16, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-4pm
Have you been curious about how to incorporate animation techniques into your work as a book artist? This class will introduce the principals of animation and explore the technical aspects of getting from paper prints to video. Through a series of hands-on exercises, students will learn the basic principals of animation by making early animation toys, including a thaumatrope, zoetrope and flip book. Instructor will demonstrate how to translate these principals to the printing press for future projects. Students will create animated GIFs of the work that they create in class to use on websites or post on social media. No previous experience necessary.
Marilyn Zornado is a Book Artist and Animator from Portland Oregon. Her work explores bringing movement to hand-printed work using animation techniques. She has a BA in Graphic Design and a MFA in Computer Animation. She teaches Books Arts at the Oregon College of Art and Craft and Motion Graphics at Pacific NW College of Art.
Rubber stamps and stamp pads ( if you already have any )
iPhone or other smart phone to take pictures of the work
Tuition: $350 non-members / $325 members. Become a member.