After School Animation

Ages
Grades 6–12
Date
Every Wed, Jan 15–Mar 4 | 4–6pm
Every Wed, Mar 11–Apr 29 | 4–6pm
Cost
$425 members | $500 non-members
Location
Learning Center

Successful animators have a comprehensive understanding of basic animation techniques and principles. This eight-week course focuses on one of these concepts each class by working traditionally with pencil and paper. Budding animators develop a strong foundation, continue to build their knowledge of art and animation, and hone their unique skills. Continuing students should arrive prepared to work on their own project during the class as well as learn additional animation skills throughout the course. 

All supplies for this class are provided by the instructor.

Scholarship Opportunities

To ensure that all students have the opportunity to take classes at The Walt Disney Family Museum, we are pleased to offer scholarships to qualifying families and students of all ages. How to apply:

  • Send an email to studio@wdfmuseum.org with the subject line “Scholarship Information”
  • Include the student’s name and age, a parent/guardian’s name (if applicable), and the class name and dates.

If you have any additional questions about scholarships, please email the Studio Team at studio@wdfmuseum.org.

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