A 5-day intensive workshop with experienced stop-motion animator Jennifer where you will learn how to build and tweak a wire armature and a robust puppet that can withstand hours of intense animation and movements. You will also learn how to create replacement limbs in addition to animatable eyes, rig points, and clothes. This is the perfect workshop for anyone wanting to learn how to create a puppet that is professional while also using pro armature.
The workshop offers a complete practical training where you will learn how to build a puppet that can not only withstand hours of animation but also perform well during the animation process by being fully articulate and easy to animate without any restrictions.
- Handling a professional, jointed armature
- Building and designing your character using a professional armature from Malvern
- Designing and sewing clothing for the puppet that is fitted and animatable
- Clothing of puppet during animation
- Creating animatable eyes
- Adding hair and color to the puppet
- Repairing and creating replacement limbs
Jennifer Kidd is a stop-motion animator, model maker, and director who graduated from an MA in Animation at the Royal College of Art in London. She worked in the film industry in several productions like the stop-motion-animated film 'Isle of Dogs' and the animated feature film 'Night of the Trampires', doing model-making and set dressing.
Jennifer spends most of her time sculpting and designing characters as well as animating short films. In addition to this, she also teaches stop-motion animation and puppet building workshop which can be taken by those aiming to start a professional career in the animated movies industry or just as a great team-building and enjoyable experience.
Beginner & Intermediate
All materials will be provided
48 hours prior to course start with full refund
16 and older
Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum St(2nd St)