Building on skill sets learned in Cartoons and Comics, campers will learn the basics of computer animation including how to take photographs or other images and transform them into comics! Campers will add word balloons, captions and sounds to their drawings and photographs to create a comic strip for the web or an interactive comic they can share with family and friends! In this exciting program, you’ll learn all about cartoon animation using computer software in one of Appleby’s computer labs. Learn how animators at Cartoon Network, Disney and Pixar create cartoons and movies. Begin by creating your own drawings and then explore ways to modify them on the computer. Learn how to bring your art to life, animate your drawings using timelines and key frames and by incorporating sound and special effects.
Talented artists and qualified staff teach campers digital cartooning skills to help camper’s imaginations come to life! Learn about animation, and how animators create cartoons and movies. This hands-on program brings art to life using timelines and key frames, all delivered in a fun, interactive and supportive manner!
Each camper concludes the week of camp with an impressive digital cartoon. Appleby will host an exhibition of campers’ work for interested families and friends at the end of the week. Campers will also enjoy recreational swim time, a hot lunch in Appleby’s cafeteria and playing co-operative outdoors daily.