Field Trips, Virtual

Background Design

Ages
Grades 3–12
Date
Available by reservation
Virtual: Mon–Fri, 10am–2pm PST
On-site: Wed–Fri, 10am–2pm
Cost
$10 students | $12 teachers
Location
Virtual: Zoom Webinar
On-site: Learning Center

Background design is an important part of the storytelling process as it helps give context to the narrative by showing the world in which the characters live. Although not the main focus, backgrounds can amplify and fully immerse a viewer. In this School Experience, we will discuss industry standard practices as students delve into perspective fundamentals, overlap, depth, and atmospheric perspective, and apply these concepts to design a layered background.

Virtual and On-site School Experiences

Our new Virtual and On-site Workshop offerings are activity-based, and available in either a one- or two-hour class. The two-hour session is more comprehensive and allows students more time to work on their projects.

Virtual School Experiences occur online through Zoom. Students are required to have an internet connection, camera, and microphone in order to communicate with the class.

On-site School Experiences combine a gallery tour and one of our hands-on workshops, allowing students to be creative while exploring Walt Disney’s life and work in meaningful ways. School Experiences appeal to a variety of learning styles and align with the Common Core State Standards.

Reservations

Registration for the 2022–2023 academic year is now open. Book a School Experience with us by contacting Natalie Chan, School and Outreach Coordinator, at nchan@wdfmuseum.org. We will schedule your experience, and send the invoice at a later date. Please book your experience with us at least two weeks in advance.

Admission Waivers

Scholarships are available for Title I schools. Please indicate your Title I status on your registration form.

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