Online Drawing for Animation Camp (ages 12-17)

DATES:
July 6th-17th

MON – FRI (2 week session)

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Instructor: Émilie Tremblay

Fee: $250 for members, $280 for non-members

Learn how to draw specifically for animation in this fun online camp! All those major animations you love? Someone had to think specifically about who those characters really were. What they looked like, wore, facial expressions for different emotions, how they walked etc. All vital in giving a character a distinct personality. In this interactive camp, you’ll be learning from a top notch local animator. They’ll teach you the elements of character design, perspective, and environment. By the end of this camp, you’ll have a fully fledged character that you can take forward into future animation projects!

Requirements:

  • Computer
  • Webcam (we can lend you one upon request)
  • Drawing materials

About the Instructor:

MLE is a cartoonist and art teacher with an ambition for comic writing. Previously, she has enjoyed volunteering at many Quickdraw events including the Animation Lockdown, and GIRAF, and spent the summer of 2017 as our Production Assistant. After two years of animation at Sheridan College, she has returned to Calgary to develop her own stories and share her appreciation of the arts with her students and community.

MLE’s Website

Registration is now closed!

For further information feel free to contact education@quickdrawanimation.ca call 403-261-5767, or visit our offices.


Online Stop-motion Camp (ages 10-14)

DATES:
July 27th- Aug 7th

MON – FRI (2 week session)

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Instructor: Theresa Pinhey

Fee: $300 for members, $330 for non-members

Do you love films like Coraline, Kubo and the Two Strings, Wallace and Grommet and various others? Do you ever wonder how those films are made? Here’s a chance to find out how! For a 2-week, online adventure, participants will learn the basics of animation through the magical technique of stop-motion animation. Using our down-shooter cameras and a professional stop-motion program, participants will make animated films through paper cutouts, animated personal objects, and much more! Each student will complete a short animated movie with sound and receive a compilation of the class’ work at the end of the camp!

Requirements:

  • Computer
  • Webcam (we can lend you one upon request)
  • Drawing materials
  • Stop-motion set up – to rent the stop-motion gear, we will require an additional $100 refundable deposit with the purchase of the camp. This will be reimbursed upon the return of equipment.
  • Dragonframe License – This is included with the camp fee.

About the Instructor:

Theresa is a local artist in Calgary Alberta! Her interests include knitting, snowboarding, video gaming and of course, animating! She’s been with QAS since she was 12 years old as a “quick-kid”, it inspired her to study digital media as a career. Theresa graduated in New Media at the University of Lethbridge and taught with QAS for a year until moving to Yamanashi, Japan for 3 years as a high school English teacher. Since returning to Canada Theresa has been working with QAS and other companies as an independent artist and instructor.

Theresa’s Website

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

For further information feel free to contact education@quickdrawanimation.ca call 403-261-5767, or visit our offices.


Online ToonBoom Harmony Camp (ages 14-17)

DATES:
Aug 17th – Aug 28th

MON – FRI (2 week session)

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Instructor: Brian Batista

Fee: $275 for members, $305 for non-members

ToonBoom Harmony is a professional Canadian 2D animation software that is taking the global animation community by storm! It’s used by companies like Cartoon Network, Universal, Ubisoft, Southpark Studios, Lucas Films LTD., and many more. Join us for this online, interactive ToonBoom camp and get introduced to this powerful animation software. You’ll learn your way around ToonBoom through various exercises to learn it’s mechanics, and the completion of a finished animated short.

Requirements:

  • Computer
  • Webcam (we can lend you one upon request)
  • ToonBoom License – This is included with the camp fee.
  • Drawing Tablet – To rent the drawing tablet, we will require an additional $100 refundable deposit with the purchase of the camp. This will be reimbursed upon the return of equipment.

About the Instructor:

Brian currently has an active studio practice in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Brian graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design with a BFA with distinction, he was the 2001 Valedictorian, a recipient of a Board of Governors award for his faculty, and a 2014 ACAD Alumni Award recipient.

Brian co-founded (CUFF) the Calgary Underground Film Festival and is an active member of the Calgary arts Community. His experience and involvement in the arts community is extensive. Brian currently teaches creative arts at the Alberta College of Art and Design in the Continuing education department, he teaches animation at the Quickdraw Animation Society and samplers at Swinton’s every few Sunday’s. He has opened a private atelier/school www.Atelierartista.com for those wanting to take their artistic skills to the next level.

Brian’s Website

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

For further information feel free to contact education@quickdrawanimation.ca call 403-261-5767, or visit our offices.


Contact: Mihaela Slabé
Outreach and Education Coordinator
Education@quickdrawanimation.ca
(403) 261 5767



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