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Posted in MSP Animation, Updates on Sunday, June 17th, 2012
Our apologies. Due to ongoing technical issues, animations from Animation Camp 1, June 11 -15; Illustration Camp, June 18-29; and animation Camp 2, July 2-6, will be made available on this site on Sunday, July 15. We thank you for your patience as we work out these issues!
Posted in MSP Animation on Sunday, March 18th, 2012
SAIC young animators looked at the Western American artwork of horses in the Rice Wing of the museum. They learned about Photoshop painting and animation walk cycles to create looping animations of running horses using Adobe Photoshop and Wacom tablets.
Posted in MSP Animation on Monday, October 31st, 2011
After completing a couple of animated shorts, students in the Middle School Program Animation Class used the Garageband and Audacity software packages to create soundtracks and sound effects for their movies!
Posted in MSP Animation on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
Young animators created collaborative animated shorts with salt, paper puppets, sticky notes, and construction paper using stop-motion animation techniques!
Posted in MSP Animation on Sunday, June 26th, 2011
Middle School Program animators can now view and download their finished artworks! There are sample images below, but please view the over 30 minutes, and 28,000+ frames, of animated artwork at this link: June 13 – June 17 Middle School Program Animation Camp Animations
Posted in MSP Animation on Saturday, June 18th, 2011
Animators in Zach’s 1 Week Animation Camp created 30 minutes of animated shorts, and in the process experimented with animating oil-based clays, post-it notes, articulated puppets, chalk pastels, 3D models, and digital paintings. You can view the finished animations here.
Posted in MSP Animation on Monday, March 21st, 2011
Burgeoning animators in Zach’s class worked on their rotoscope projects at a rapid pace — trying to complete a frame every 5 minutes — by digitally painting with Adobe Photoshop on top of exported video frames.
Posted in MSP Animation on Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
Young animators in Zach’s class finished off watercolor landscapes for an exercise on parallax animation before moving on to preparation for a digitally rotoscoped video project!
Posted in MSP Animation on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011
Young animators, after sketching horses in American Western artwork and Modern European artwork in the museum, studied Eadward Muybridge’s photographs of horse movement and used Photoshop and Wacom tablets to produce looping animations.Please click on the horse below to see the results!
Posted in MSP Animation on Friday, February 18th, 2011
Artists in Zach’s Middle School Program Animation Class created experimental animations with colored salts based on Nepalese and Northern Indian patterns and mandalas that we drew in the museum.