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Animation for 15 -17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University

Working on light box on Animation for 15 - 17 year olds course

Duration: Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week

Price: £475

Contact: Creative Short Courses at Nottingham Trent University

50 Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 4FQ
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Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Monday 27th July 2020

About the Course

This course will provide you with an introduction to digital animation using Adobe Animate CC and Wacom Cintiq tablets.

On this course you will:

- learn the fundamentals of animation including timing and spacing
- create animated ball bounces and walk cycles
- study the movement of balloons and other objects
- create character turnarounds
- build your own short animation that demonstrates a personal approach.

You can have little or no previous animation knowledge to attend and still achieve great results.

What will you gain?

By the end of the course you will have a good understanding of the Adobe software and its capabilities, and you will have produced a series of short projects that demonstrate your new skills in making crazy animated characters.

“I really liked the content of the course - we studied a range of animation principles. The quality of the finished work is good enough to put on my future uni applications. It’s been amazing, thank you so much!” EH

"I enjoyed being able to use professional hardware and software, and the chance to bond with others on the course." ET

"Had a great time - really enjoyed it." NN

“It was amazing” A

Level: Open to all

Entry requirement: You should have an enthusiasm for animation and an interest in developing your creative and technical skills.

Tutor profile: Teagan Ball has taught animation at degree level for many years.

Along with being a self-employed animator and short animated film director, she's currently working within the industry creating animations and graphics for online games and mobile media.

Teagan is a qualified tutor and brings her knowledge of current trends in the animation industry to her short courses.

Click through above to book your place online.

Modern accommodation is available a short walk from our studios and is available to those booked on to a summer school course for an additional fee, and is available as long as you are accompanied by a parent/guardian for under 16 year olds.

Accommodation can be booked online via the link above.

Doing your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award? This course can count as your Gold DofE Residential.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

One week of quality tuition with experienced tutor.

Certificate of attendance upon completion.

Maximum class size: 12



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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation offered
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Residential
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair friendly

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