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Digital Animation and Storytelling

Grades 4-10

Put your creativity into motion as you learn the fundamental techniques of animation. In this program, you will explore digital animation principles and how to bring your creations to life. This program provides an introduction to animating as well as illustration, character design, properties of movement, and storytelling techniques. No prior experience is necessary. All skill levels are welcome.


January 18


8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Goals and Learning Objectives
  • Learn to design unique characters to animate
  • Create a storyboard to guide your animation project
  • Draw characters with the intention of animating them
  • Design and implement an animated story
  • Demonstrate understanding of concepts like key frames and time lines
  • Create backgrounds and environments that fit your story
  • Review 2D and web-based animation
Projects and Activities
  • Design and develop your own unique characters to animate
  • Design and implement a 30 second to 2 minute animated story
  • Make a background that can scroll in parallax
  • Draw characters with the intention of animating them
  • Use a walk cycle

Primary Computer Device:

  • iPad


Additional Tech Used:

  • Headphones
  • Microphone
  • Web Camera
  • Apple Pencil / stylus
  • FlipaClip
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More Information About This Camp
Topics and Skills Covered
  • 2D digital art
  • Animation
  • Animation tools
  • Background design
  • Brainstorming
  • Character design
  • Collaboration and communication
  • Constructive feedback
  • Creative expression
  • Digital art techniques
  • Digital art tools
  • Digital painting/drawing
  • Environmental storytelling
  • Exploration of digital possibilities
  • Iterative design
  • Narrative storytelling
  • Principles of 2D animation
  • Problem solving
  • Scope and scale
  • Storyboarding
  • Time management
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