Careers in Art: Stop Motion Animation
Ages 13 - 17
Five Saturdays, October 19 - November 16
12 - 3 PM
Stop motion animation is one of the fastest-growing areas of filmmaking today. Check out
clips from stop motion classics like Wallace and Gromit, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Knox for
ideas and inspiration. You will create your own movie from scratch by writing a storyline,
designing and building a table-top set, and creating characters with clay, paper, and other
materials. We will discuss how to use iMovie and other programs to enhance your future
projects. Invite family and friends to the premiere of your film short in the auditorium at the
Supplies: a smart phone or tablet with a camera and the ability to download free apps (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android) and must be brought to each class.
Instructor: Laura Schofield
To enroll in this class, register now, visit the Museum Admission Desk, or call 916.808.1182. Or download and print the registration form below and mail, fax, or email your completed form to the Museum. Click on the Ways to Register button at left for more information.
About the Instructor:
Laura Schofield began her art career by developing original art on brochures, newsletters, and flyers for nonprofit organizations. For 10 years she was the lead artist of the Community and Student Outreach Program for the Contra Costa
Animal Services. Since moving to Sacramento, Schofield has taught at Academic Talent Search through California State University, Sacramento.