COLLAGE ANIMATION FOR KIDS

With Bec Lewis

When: Tuesday 9 July

Time: 10:30am

Duration: 1.5 hours

Where: artisan, 45 King Street, Bowen Hills, QLD 4006 

Cost: $30 per person (recommended for 7 - 12 year olds)

Workshop description:

Imagine creating your own animated collage using nothing but paper cut outs and a smart phone app!  

Artist Rebecca Lewis will help you create stop motion animations using a mixture of vintage photographs and old picture storybooks. Rebecca will help you create a character, imagine and make a story. 

Rebecca will provide a selection of images, collage elements and backdrops and a mini stop motion studio to experiment with during the workshop. If you like you can also use images you've brought from home. This is a fun holiday activity - once you've learnt how to do stop motion animation you can keep making at home!

 

The workshop will provide:

  • all materials including collage elements and backdrops
  • mini scissors
  • mini stop motion studios (1 for each participant)
  • light refreshments

What to bring:

  • A smart phone or tablet
  • You may like to pre-install the FREE version of Stop Motion Studio (available on apple and android)
  • Please bring along your own pictures that you might like to add to your scene (please note you may have to cut them out so bring a photo copy if it’s a treasured item)
  • Please wear closed shoes

About Rebecca Lewis:

Rebecca is self-taught textile artist, seamstress and printmaker living and working in Ipswich, Queensland. A degree in Environmental Management, along with a personal philosophy grounded in sustainability, informs the direction of Rebecca’s arts practice. She works predominantly with vintage fabrics, discarded craft supplies and found objects to create one-off or short-run garments, accessories and homewares.

Rebecca's first exhibition in Ipswich featured lino prints of local houses, she experimented with using these prints in unusual ways. This exploration is what led to the creation of her first outdoor collages and stop motion animation. In 2018 Rebecca won the Queensland Regional Art Awards – Digital Art prize for a stop motion film.

Rebecca says, 'I love teaching not only because it’s an opportunity to share the things I love but for the thrill of watching others experience that little ‘a hah’ moment when they start to realize their own creative potential.'

Image: Courtesy of Rebecca Lewis.

Workshop Cancellation Policy:

Please note this workshop can be cancelled by  artisan due to unforeseen circumstances or if minimum numbers are not reached. In this event participants will be refunded accordingly and as soon as possible.

Participant Cancellation Policy:

Workshops have limited spaces and involve preparation by the facilitator.

Bookings cancelled up to one week prior to the start of the workshop may be refunded, but a 20% non-refundable administration fee will be deducted.

Bookings cancelled within a week of the workshop commencing will NOT be refunded.

You are welcome to transfer your booking to another person prior to the workshop commencing. Please confirm this arrangement in writing to workshop@artisan.org.au.






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