June 2024 Holiday Camp

Age 11-14

Explore the thrilling realm of 2D animation! Learn creation, animation, and digital design tools in this dynamic course.

Master techniques and bring characters to life through hands-on exercises and engaging lectures. Experience the complete animation pipeline firsthand!

Course Details

Day 01

Introduction to 2D Sprite Animation

  • Overview of 2D animation principles
  • Introduction to the various animation types (Sprite sheets VS Skeletal animation)
  • Guided hands-on exercises in creating physical 2D Animations (Flipbook and Paper puppet)

Introduction to Digital Design tool

  • Introduction to Photopea.com and project setup
  • Introduction to interface and necessary tools/techniques
  • Techniques for organising layers and creating sprite sheets
  • Guided demonstration on drawing in Photopea
  • Overview of exporting and optimising animation assets

Day 02

Animation Processes

  • Project introduction and brief – Draw Mario and Goomba
  • Pre-animation planning and storyboarding
  • Designing and drawing on Photopea

Importing and Setting up Sprites in Unity

  • Introduction to Unity’s 2D workflow and importing art files and sprite sheets
  • Configuring sprite properties and slicing sprite sheets
  • Introduction to Unity’s animation system for 2D sprites

Day 03

Animating Sprites in Unity

  • Creating animation clips and setting keyframes
  • Exploring animation curves and interpolation for smooth motion/complex animations

Final Project and Wrap-Up

  • Completion and presentation of final animated project
  • Feedback and critique session
  • Recap of key learnings and resources for further exploration
For Ages: 11 to 14 years old
Class Duration: 3 hours; 3 sessions
Dates: 5-7 June (Kinex); 12-14 June (Orchard)
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Prices: S$430 (Non-member), S$400 (Member)
Class Size: Small, 4 or 5
Registration Details:
Phone: (+65) 8916-0017
Requirements: The participant is required to bring their own laptop with at least 8GB ram, minimum core i5 processor and at least 128GB hard disk space. 
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