Moving Drawings - The history of animation and how traditional techniques apply in current digital platforms

Learn about creating animated movement, with a focus on the history of traditional 2-dimensional animation and how students today are using the same principles as animators at the Walt Disney Studios developed years ago. Beginning with a study of create moving drawings, looking at animation work from the 1930s to the visuals of current media that are creating movement within a digital platform, utilizing the latest computer software - that mimics the methods of traditional techniques. Observe character sketches come to life in this demonstration which is open to all skill levels. There will be a historical animation activity for participants to attempt which may also be taken home to share with family and friends.

Session Speaker(s)

Session Time and Location

3:30pm to 3:55pm
Maplewood B

Session Format

25 minute presentation

Session Track

Disciplinary Research and Creative Activity