2D Puppet Animation Workshop

Shot from GOODNIGHT SHADOW

Original post on Open Eye Figure Theater’s website

Workshop Cost: $25 for 2 sessions

In this 2-part workshop, participants will learn about the quarantine-friendly process artist Myra Su took to create an animated paper puppet film, adapting her background in live puppetry to building and working in a digital form.

The workshop begins with a breakdown of traditional animation styles to explore ways one can adapt their puppetry practice for film, followed by tips and tricks for storyboarding, puppet construction, lighting, and film editing.

Participants will be able to create their own illustrated 2D puppets and set pieces in the hands-on component of the workshop. 

This workshop will be taught on Zoom.

Session One (SOLD OUT!)
Part 1: February 24, 7-8:30pm Central 
Part 2: February 25, 7-8:30pm Central

Session Two (SOLD OUT!)
Part 1: March 16, 7-8:30pm Central 
Part 2: March 17, 7-8:30pm Central

Session Three
Part 1: March 30, 7-8:30pm Central 
Part 2: March 31, 7-8:30pm Central

Participants must be 14 years or older, and have access to a computer or tablet set up for Zoom. Space is limited to 20 people.

Participants should have the following materials for the workshop: Cardstock (or any cardboard without corrugation), plain white paper, scissors or X-acto knife, markers / pencils / paint (whatever you like to draw with!), PVA glue (aka Mod Podge or Elmer’s), push pins, floral wire, picture hanging wire, masking tape, hot glue gun (optional), tracing paper (optional).

For questions about this worksop, or to request a scholarship to offset the workshop fee, please email Full Moon artistic director Liz Schachterle.

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