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Character Design for Kids with Award Winning Stop-Motion Animator Julianna Cox

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Ages 8 and up – parents, grandparents, caregivers are welcome to sign up and join the fun too!

Doodling, drawing and design with award winning stop-motion Animator and local Cinema mistress Julianna Cox! Learn how to develop and design an original character to use for illustrated storybooks, comics, or animation.  We will go over brainstorming and drawing techniques as well as exploring what makes a character come to life- from wardrobe and props to developing a backstory.

All Materials provided, but feel free to bring your sketches, fave pencil crayons, and any other reference materials, if you have them already!

About the artist: Julianna Cox is an artist, designer and animator living in Elora, Ontario where she and her husband run the historic Gorge Cinema and Mechanical Farm Animation, a boutique stop-motion animation studio.  Her animation credits include Coraline, Creature Comforts and Shaun the Sheep!  She has recently joined the Schoolhouse Arts Co-operative at the Elora Centre for the Arts where she works on landscape and abstract painting.  Julianna is currently working on independent comics and will be publishing her first book- The Ghost of Puffy in Spring 2019.  For more information visit www.mechanicalfarm.com


April 6
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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