GIRAF Animation Festival streaming Canada-wide Nov. 19-28

Animation Fundamentals (In-Person)

Taught by

Émilie Tremblay

cut paper animation frame of a planet throwing a comet with a big toothy grin
First frame in a morph. The drawing itself is of a man's face.
bouncing ball animation motion chart and plasticine ball

Please register to take this course


September 14, 2021December 07, 2021

Tuesdays 6:30pm - 9:30pm


Quickdraw Animation Society, 2011 10 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0K4


*Note: We will have COVID 19 protocols in place, all students will be required to wear a mask inside and stay a safe distance apart**

An introduction to the basics of animation! Including an overview of various 2D approaches and styles, animation movement techniques, and a history of animation all through under camera animation technique. Students will also learn the basics of using animation software, creating high quality files, and proper pre-production techniques.

For further information feel free to contact, call 403-261-5767, or visit our offices

Course Highlights

 Learn the 12 Animation Principles originally coined by the legendary Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston! Stretch and Squash, pose-to-pose, arcs, you name it!

Try your hand at various styles of animation to find your niche, including stop-motion and hand-drawn animation.