Join us for this intense 3-day, fun-filled camp in July and learn about the many ways to create animation! Open to students in grades 8-12 fall 2013.
Students will work on storyline and scenes of the story using flip book, stop motion, and digital Flash animation techniques. Instructors will discuss story boarding, digital photography, lighting and filming techniques, and movie software.
Bonfires, canoeing on Lake Winona, and more.
|Thursday, July 11|
|Morning Session:||Info about facilities, classes, computers, etc.|
|Afternoon Session 1:||Storyboarding, scripting for animation|
|Afternoon Session 2:||Flash animation workshop or Flip Book workshop|
|Afternoon Session 3:||Script final drafting|
|Evening Activity:||Bonfire with String Workshop students|
|Friday, July 12|
|Morning Session 1:||Flip book/stop motion animation workshop or Flash workshop|
|Morning Session 2:||Making the movie - Adobe Premiere|
|Afternoon Session 1:||Flip book/stop motion animation workshop or Flash workshop|
|Afternoon Session 2:||Making the movie - Adobe Premiere|
|Evening Activity:||Canoeing on Lake Winona, and/or t-shirt screening demonstration|
|Saturday, July 13|
|Morning Session:||Studio - finishing and combining files into .mov format|
|Afternoon Session:||Full group, final editing, sound designing, titles, etc. in preparation for public viewing|
|Students leave about 4-5pm.|
Rob McColl is an Assistant Professor and chair of the Art and Design Department. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota and received his MFA from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He has exhibited his paintings and site-specific sculptures nationally. He has long had interest in film, video, and animation.
Lisa Truax is from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. She attended Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin and majored in Studio Art and Graphic Design. After working in graphic and web design for 5 years, she attended Michigan State University for her Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics. She exhibits her work regionally and nationally, and teaches art and design courses as an Assistant Professor at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.
Preston Lawing has an MFA in Printmaking from the University of Florida. His work is architecturally based, and has been exhibited internationally. Lawing received the Brother Charles Severin Award for excellence in teaching from Saint Marys' University, and traveled extensively in Japan during a six week artist residency studying traditional Japanese woodblock printing. Preston Lawing is a book artist, carves marionettes, and leads study abroad trips with students to Italy during the summer.
You may register online or use the printable application.
Printable brochure/registration - coming soon
$275 on or before April 15
$295 after April 15
The campus of Saint Mary’s University is located 2 hours southeast of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis International airport. The campus of Saint Mary’s University features the SMU ice arena on campus with easy access to weight room, pool, recreation facility, residence halls and the newly renovated cafeteria.