The Fine Art of Handmade Animated Film


Summer 2014 quarter

Taught by

experimental animation, media studies, visual arts

In direct animation, a century-old camera-less form, artists use painting, scratching and myriad techniques not recommended by manufacturers to animate on motion picture film. It is an analog art offering experiential escape from increasingly digital visual cultures. In this intensive hands-on class students will practice numerous methods of direct animation including darkroom hand-processing, and invent their own techniques to create lots of footage in a short time, while studying genre masters like Len Lye, Norman McLaren, and Barbel Neubauer. Final culminating projects will explore analog and digital methods for publicly presenting students' work in a grand, celebratory projection performance extravaganza.

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

media arts, visual arts, education

Location and Schedule

Campus location

Olympia

Schedule

Offered during: Day

Advertised schedule: 9a-5p Tue/Thurs (Jun. 24 - Jul. 24)

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Online Learning

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Registration Information

Credits: 8 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 20

Summer

Course Reference Number

First Session (8 credits): 40056

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