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Animate Your Drawing! GIF Making with Aaron Jacob Jones

27th March 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Want to create an amazing animation to share on your social media?

Join us for a unique new workshop with artist and illustrator – the brilliant Aaron Jacob Jones

This course gives you the chance to create a unique animated life drawing, ideal not just for Instagram but also for understanding the figure as a 3d structure, through consistent study of multiple angles. Seeing your drawings moving for the first time ever is a magical moment for anyone. Professional animator Aaron Jacob Jones will be sharing tips on how to draw from life with animation in mind, before showing you close up and step by step how to shoot and animate your artwork. You don’t need any fancy equipment – just a smartphone!

Suitable for anyone who is comfortable with drawing 10 minute poses – you don’t have to be an expert artist to get enjoyable results.

‘Aaron’s animation class was superb … I was nervous of the 360 element but was delighted to find it was all very straightforward. Aaron walked us all through the technical bit and the animated results were thrilling. I can’t wait to do it again!’- Tony Parsons, artist

What you will need:

A smart phone

Down load the app: Stop Motion Studio

It’s free for Android or iPhone

this is the app that you can use to animate your drawing into a GIF

If you are not sure how to down load this, Aaron will give you a hand at the start of the class.
If you can download an access it ahead of the session it will be really helpful! Have a look and see how you get on

Drawing materials:
You can work in whatever medium you like for a roughly 10 minute drawing / painting for each image
You will be drawing 8 separate drawings/paintings to create your GIF

So all you need is 10 pieces of paper (so you have a couple of sheets for testing and mistakes) your chosen drawing or painting medium and the software on your phone

Animate Your Drawing – GIF making online workshop
Saturday 27 March


27th March 2021
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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