A Beginners Guide to Animation | Trade School Dudley

A Beginners Guide to Animation | Trade School Dudley

This class is for people with an interest in the medium of animation from cartoons to full feature films. During this class Dan will guide you through the 12 Principles of Animation and how they work.

The session will also cover:

  • Basic Cinematography
  • How to get inspired
  • What films to reference
  • What books to read
  • What software to use
Dan hopes to give any aspiring animator a starting point for their creativity and hopefully help people who share a passion for the art form a chance to collaborate and discuss the medium.

About the teacher: Daniel Crew

Dan is a Freelance digital artist who specialises in 2D digital animation. He studied MA digital animation at Hertfordshire University and has since directed and produced several animated projects for clients in the UK.

Dan is currently working as a graphics designer for an eCommerce design company in Brierley Hill whilst producing animated music videos on the side for UK bands. Dan has a great passion for the medium and always love an excuse to watch and discuss it with others. He can often be found around Dudley scribbling ideas in his sketchbook or working on my laptop.

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Barter list:

Please bring one of the following in return for this class:

  • Stationery (pens, pencils etc. anything for experimenting with in a sketchbook)
  • Bottled beer
  • Transformers toys
  • Tips on film knowledge or tutorials (especially 3D software)
  • An offer to teach a Trade School class yourself
Trade School is open to all

Trade School is open to everyone, if you would like to bring children or babies with you just let us know when you sign up. They are welcome to join in the class, or simply be with you while you learn and they play, read or rest.

Trade School is great way of sharing skills and talents. Anyone can teach something they are skilled at, or passionate about. Learners ‘pay’ for class with a small barter item. Or you can offer to share your skills by teaching a Trade School Dudley class later in the year.
02 May 2020 at 11:00am
until 02 May 2020 at 3:00pm

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