Children's Program

Code: K0406-22

    • O

      Open to All

      Subject to specific age requirements, students of any skill/knowledge level.

    • Ages 9 - 12

Adventures in Animation

Jun 27 - Jul 1, 2022

9AM-3PM

Concept

This workshop explores storytelling techniques through the worlds of animation and stop motion. Students produce their own movie using the playful art of stop-motion animation, creating sets and characters with a variety of material resources. The second half of the week is devoted to the emerging field of interactive animation. Students learn how to write Processing code to create digital animations that can actually react to their surroundings.

Faculty

Sam Ticknor

Sam Ticknor is an artist who works across traditional and emerging media. She studied art and computer science at Carnegie Mellon University and is currently pursuing her MFA in studio art at New York University. While working as a creative technologist, Sam developed award-winning, illustrated digital projects for museums, including the Carnegie Museum of Art and Natural History, the Andy Warhol Museum, and The Nordic Museum. Sam enjoys teaching and has taught creative coding and animation at schools, camps and universities in Aspen, Pittsburgh, and New York City.

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Workshop Details

Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

Child & Teen Scholarships

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, both individuals and foundations, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

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