Course –  Simple Stop-Motion Puppets

DATE & TIME
November 16th 2020
6:30pm – 9:30pm
and
November 23rd 2020
6:30pm – 9:30pm
and
November 30th 2020
6:30pm – 9:30pm
and
December 7th 2020
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Technical skills development – Beginner/Intermediate

INSTRUCTOR  Neil Burns

4 session

$100.00 for Members (TAIS & Reciprocal)

***INCLUDES MATERIALS KIT – You must pick up the kit from TAIS


 

DESCRIPTION:

This hands-on four-day workshop will cover a broad range of topics related to the design and construction of practical stop-motion puppets.  

Students will be introduced to a number of techniques and materials, they will learn to make a simple, easy to repair, wire armature as the basis of a puppet, and explore a wide range of approaches to solve the problem of facial expression and dialogue.  

 


 

INSTRUCTOR

Neil Burns has worked in stop-motion film for about 20 years.  He has been an animator, designer, builder and director working on a wide variety of projects both commercial and independent.  His own films have shown at numerous festivals and won various awards. Including Best Animated Feature at the Bangkok Animation Festival.