Visual Music in 16mm & 35mm Direct Animation
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In direct animation, a century-old cameraless form, artists use painting, scratching and myriad techniques not recommended by manufacturers to animate on motion picture film. It is an analog fine art offering experiential liberation from increasingly digital visual cultures. In this intensive hands-on class students 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, Jose Antonio Sistiaga, and Barbel Neubauer. Final culminating projects will explore analog and digital methods for publicly presenting students' work in celebratory projection performance extravaganzas on campus and at historic Capitol Theater in downtown Olympia.
This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:
Media Arts, Moving Image, Visual Arts, Art History, Education
Class Size: 12
Scheduled for: Day
Located in: Olympia
Spring 2020: Contact faculty or check offering in Canvas for first class meeting date and time.