Course – Simple Stop-Motion Puppets
Technical skills development – Beginner/Intermediate
INSTRUCTOR Neil Burns
$100.00 for Members (TAIS & Reciprocal)
***INCLUDES MATERIALS KIT – You must pick up the kit from TAIS
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.
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.