COURSE: Animation: Ink On Glass


March 13, 20, 27, 2021

10:00am – 2:00pm

Technical skills development
Beginner and/or Intermediate Animators


Arash Akhgari

($65.00 for TAIS members 85.00 for Non Members)

Workshop Description

Ink on Glass animation technique is one of the very well-known under camera animation techniques. In this course we explore an experimental approach with this medium. Either with improving under camera, or work with a fully developed animatics. We will learn how we can express an idea with this technique and how we can combine this with other techniques. By the end of this course you will be ready to start working on your

Supply list for participants:

An idea, a storyboard or an animatic.
A light pad.
Glass or Plexiglass — Letter size should work well.
Masking tape.`
Under camera setup.
India ink (black or colour)
Different brushes and a calligraphy dip pen.
Cloth to wipe the frame.
Water + a container.


DragonFrame + camera (iPhone also works)
Adobe AfterEffects or Adobe Premiere


Arash Akhgari is an independent animator and visual artist based in Montreal. He is focused on expressive language of visual art, moving image and abstract story telling. He works with traditional mediums for animation as well as painting, drawing and collage, and explores contemporary visual languages.