Animation Lab for Kids

Animation Lab for Kids

Fun Projects for Visual Storytelling and Making Art Move

Book - 2016
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In Animation Lab for Kids , arts educators Laura Bellmont and Emily Brink of The Good School present exciting art projects that teach kids how to create engaging visuals and tell stories using a variety of animation techniques.

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A concise overview of the animation process , from conceptualizing, designing, and scripting a film to basic tools, supplies, and adding sound Traditional animation : zoetropes, flip books, and cel animation Downshoot animation : 2D art surfaces and characters come to life Straight-ahead animation : projects for hand-sewn and claymation puppets, sets, and rigging Pixilation : the ins and outs of becoming your own stop-motion puppet Inspiring examples from innovative and influential animators , such as Kirsten Lepore, Hayley Morris, PES, and Emily Collins

The lessons require no previous experience for either child or adult. Animation Lab for Kids is a perfect way for parents, art teachers, home schoolers, after-school care providers, and community group leaders to guide and inspire creative kids to take their art projects to the next level with stop-motion movie making .

The popular Lab for Kids series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics , including art, astronomy, clay, geology, math, and even how to create your own circus--all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains a complete materials list , clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples . The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.

Publisher: Beverly, Massachusetts : Quarry Books, an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc., 2016.
ISBN: 9781631591181
Branch Call Number: J 777.7 Bel
Characteristics: 143 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Brink, Emily

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