12 Weeks Online Animation Class (Ages 12-18 years)

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Booking cost $400.00

This course is a fun intro into exciting world of Animation. Students will learn animation principles and complete there own short animation by using Toonboom Harmony software, the leading software used by artists and professional animators.


The course will be held ONLINE via ZOOM video conference. Students will need access to a computer / tablet / phone with internet connection and zoom.us. After the lecture and demonstrations teachers regularly check and correct the digital image of a student’s work, explain what works in particular cases and what does not, and why.


Detailed schedule:

​​Week 1-2: Introduction & Motion Graphic

Explore the essential tool of animation software and create text motion graphic animation.(5-10 seconds)

Kids will learn about frames, timing, and the camera uses.

Week 3-4: Puppet animation

Create a 2D puppet and make animation

Will try peg animation and simple 2D rigging.

Week 5-6: lipsync

Make the character’s lips sync with the dialogue.

Week 7-9: Rotoscoping animation

Use live-action video as a reference and create hand drawing animationWeek 10: Hand drawing animation

Will try basic hand drawing animation- bouncing ball/walk cycle

Week 11-12: Mixed methods animation

Review weeks! Kids will create their animation by mixing 2 animation methods.



PC or laptop with Toonboom Harmony animation software installed:

Toonboom Harmony store

(for education): https://store.toonboom.com/students

System requirements:  https://www.toonboom.com/products/harmony/system-requirements

*Harmony Essentials is okay for the class


Refund Policy:

We are not offering refunds for new purchases. However, full credit towards future bookings or transfer to another camp/class will be offered for any cancellations made up to 24 hrs before the camp or class start.


How does it Work?

After the purchase, you’ll receive a purchase confirmation and  Zoom meeting link for the sessions.

TimeZone : (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Location Title : Art School of SF Bay

Location Address : 700 S Winchester Blvd - 95128

Age Group : Youth teen (Age 5-17)

day of week class : sunday

duration of each class : 120 Mins

Event Type : Virtual

Selected City : San Jose


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