Stop-Motion Animation – Wallace + Gromit Style Movies

Tutor: Frayah Humphries

Lunch: Price includes a hearty lunch.

All Levels

Typically for a max of 8 people.

Full Day

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Learn to make short, fun, stop motion films on your smart phone or mobile device. Using everyday objects we will use animation techniques to create short films, where you will learn about composition, timing and the fundamentals of stop motion animation. With Frayah as your guide you will learn skills you can take away to keep making little films of your own at home.  A perfect way to entertain the kids on a rainy afternoon too!
Check out what we mean by clicking and downloading the short sample below:

What to expect

Time at ArtisOn is designed to take you away from it all and provide the environment, the time and the guidance you need to create. You can expect a warm welcome, skilled and friendly tutors plus the chance to meet like-minded people keen to share ideas and experiences. You can even leave us to clear up the mess! There will usually be two workshops going on and we encourage everyone to mingle and be nosey about what the other workshop is up to.

Arrive in time to meet other participants over a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits before beginning your session at the appointed time. There will be a mid-morning break for refreshments and a chance to talk over progress with others. Lunch is usually around 12:45 for about 45 mins – you can expect a homemade 2 course lunch. The main course will be delicious but don’t overdo it as the puds are usually worth waiting for! There will be a further afternoon break with the most wonderful cakes from Roots & Fruits Home Bakery, a North Yorkshire micro-bakery producing handmade bread and cakes. All food and refreshments are included in the price of the workshop.

Finish time is given as a target – there are occasions when the session may overrun so do let us know if you need to be away promptly.

We aim for your day to be a real treat… of course you could always learn a new skill in a shed or a draughty village hall with a curly sandwich, but we want you to have more fun than that! So we make it a day being looked after, with good food, good company and great inspiration!

What you’ll need to bring with you

Please bring your smart phone or iPad and charger. Ideally if you can download the free app 'stop motion studio' before you come that will save a lot of time but call if you have any queries. It is also important that your phone isn’t too full as it takes up memory on the phone making the film.

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