Claymation for beginners


What course is all about?

This course is a hands-on course, which you can follow step-by-step to create your own clay animation short film or advertisements. You will learn creating stop motion animation, from writing a script to building characters and sets, to adding audio and lip syncing sound, animation and editing. 

 Who should do this course?

This course is for anyone who is passionate about learning animation as a hobby or Artists, sculpture designers, students or anyone who is creative looking to tell stories in a new medium.  This course is best suitable for beginners who want to learn concept of making an animation film. This course is fun with learning so can be helpful for doing school projects and presentations too.

Learning Components

*Oil based Clay

Learning includes hand on experience on paper; flip book, Computer/ipad, Camera, USB and storage devices. 

Key Features-

  • Course Completion Certificate               
  • Personal Guidance
  • In-depth focus on concepts and techniques
  • Learning through Case studies from the Industry

Sessions

Theory 

  • History and case study of Claymation
  • Lighting techniques
  • Basics of Photography
  • Concept of frames and Image aspect ratios
  • Simple storyboarding
  • Principles of Animation
  • Applying principles of animation by Creating flip books.
  • Learning Exposure sheet for sound and dialogues.
  • Using Camera(DSLR or any basic camera or Smart phone)
  • Digital capturing and editing (Movie maker or open source video editing software)

Practical 

  • Using clay
  • Clay tools
  • Creating props
  • Set designing
  • Creating simple armature
  • Creating characters
  • Animating character
  • Lip-synch character
  • Arranging and managing clay models for reuse.
  • Making animated movie or advertisements.
  • Portfolio
  • Showcase

Checkout some of the animations done by children