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DSD: Introduction to Stop Motion Animation (Campus based)
Course Description:
Learn the basic principles of stop motion animation and find ways to make short animations to share ideas visually. You will have the opportunity to find out more and try out two free stop motion animation apps during the session using your phone or tablet. Please download the `Stop motion studio? and `Flipaclip? free apps before the session. They are available on the Apple Store and Google Play.
  • `Stop motion studio? app is ideal to make short stop motion animations from stills taken with your device.
  • `Flipaclip? is a cartoon animation app that allows you to draw simple shapes either with finger or stylus on your device and then animate them.

PREREQUISITES: If you wish to engage in the practical part of the session please download both apps to your phone or tablet.


Once you have enrolled, please check that you have received a confirmation email from MyLearning. You will also receive an email with location details at least one day before the session.

Please arrive 10 - 15 minutes prior to the start of the course to allow time for logging in and downloading resources.

For more details on how to book, cancel and join sessions please visit our practical course information page .

By the end of the course you will:
  • Understand the basic principles of stop motion animation,
  • Know how to use two simple animation apps,
  • Experience making and sharing a short stop motion animation.
Intended Audience:
This course is aimed at those who want to learn more about simple stop motion amination techniques.
Target Audience: All
04/05/2023 - 04/05/2023  (Enrol between 17/02/2023 and 02/05/2023) Enrol

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