Hive Art Collective: Animation Series
Hive Art Collective: Animation Series

Have you always wanted to be an animator or learn how to animate? In this class we learn the principles of 2D digital animation that are needed to bring your own characters to life. Students will learn how to design and digitally animate their very own characters, using Adobe Flash & wacom tablets. Each student will produce a series of short animations culminating in a final project.

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Advanced Animation Project Workshop
Advanced Animation Project Workshop

This project-based workshop is designed for animation students or aspiring animators who are working on their own animated projects but would like feedback and guidance to completion!

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Animated Comedy Series
Animated Comedy Series

Create your own animated comedy series!

Students will learn basic animation skills using stop-motion animation (Hue Animation Studio) & Adobe Animate (formerly Flash). You will also learn animated comedy writing concepts, and participate in improv acting exercises led by our guest comedians. This class is designed for all levels including a basic beginner. You do not need to be good at drawing to be funny-- you may choose to work with simple images such as stick figures, or collage cutouts. Each student will design their own characters and create super short animations, which can act as stand-alone videos or be developed into a comedy series. We will have special guests speakers come to talk about comedic performance as well as pitching your ideas to networks.

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Animated Music Video
Animated Music Video

Are you interested in animation but are also a music lover? We've combined music and animation to bring you ASoF's first multi-arts platform class. In this course, students will use animation to create a video for the song of your choice. We will cover a variety of animation techniques, including but not limited to: stop-motion animation and paper puppetry. Students will create a visual concept and outline for their song, and animate a segment of the film. No prior experience necessary. Finished films be considered for screening at the Austin School of Film's 2017 Official SXSW showcase. Deadline to submit your music video as part of this course is: March 1, 2017.

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2D Animation II: Intermediate to Advanced
2D Animation II: Intermediate to Advanced

In this 6-week class, students will learn and cover such topics as: character design, art direction, project management and advanced animation tips and tricks from award-winning Animator and Digital Artist, Jeanne Stern. Students will complete a series of their own animated short films during the duration of this course.

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Handmade Animation
Handmade Animation

Students will learn handmade animation techniques, including paper silhouette, hand-drawn and experimental methods.

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Victorian Gothic Animation
Victorian Gothic Animation

Vampires, forbidden love, spirits, and monsters from the deep. In this class students will make short animations inspired by the Victorian genre. Students will learn handmade animation techniques, including paper silhouette, hand-drawn and experimental methods. We will read samples of Victorian Gothic and related literature for inspiration; students will make work based on these readings or on their own ideas. No Animation or Film experience required. Beginners welcome and encouraged to partake! All supplies included.

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2D Animation I: Intro to 2D Animation
2D Animation I: Intro to 2D Animation

Have you always wanted to be an animator or learn how to animate? In this class we learn the principles of 2D digital animation that are needed to bring your own characters to life. Students will learn how to design and digitally animate their very own characters, using Adobe Flash & wacom tablets. Each student will produce a series of short animations culminating in a final project.

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Intro to 3D Animation
Intro to 3D Animation

Introduction to 3D Animation will expose students to the world of computer generated animation and Blender open source software.

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Tags: 3D Animation, Software, Blender