After School Animation

Ages
Grades 6–12
Date
Every Wed, Aug 28–Oct 16 | 4–6pm
Cost
$425 members | $500 non-members
Location
Learning Center

Successful animators have a comprehensive understanding of the basic animation techniques and principles. This eight-week course goes in depth on a different concept each class, working traditionally with pencil and paper. Through this course, budding animators will develop a strong foundation, continue to build their knowledge of art and animation, and hone their unique artistic skills.

Continuing students will focus on an independent project and learn additional animation skills throughout the course.

On-Sale Dates & Information

Tickets for Q3 2019 programs will be available as follows:

  • Walt’s Circle Donors: Purchase tickets beginning Friday, May 3 at noon by calling 415.345.6829 or emailing membership@wdfmuseum.org
  • Supporter and Friend-level members: Purchase tickets beginning Monday, May 6 at noon, by calling 415.345.6829 or emailing membership@wdfmuseum.org
  • All member levels: Purchase tickets online or at the Ticket Desk beginning Wednesday, May 8 at noon
  • Public (non-members): Remaining tickets available online or at the ticket desk beginning Friday, May 10 at noon

To receive priority access to purchase tickets, you may upgrade your membership. Membership dues and Walt's Circle donations may be paid as monthly installments or as a one-time annual payment. For more information, please call the Membership Department at 415.345.6810.

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