During this popular class you will learn traditional animation theory, principles, and techniques and apply them through the powerful Flash computer program. Each camper will explore character development, invent a storyline, and create cartoon animated shorts. Find out about the history of animation and its exciting future. Have fun breathing new life into your drawings during this character animation course led by instructor, Tom Wallestad. Give life to your art! Sign up early. Seating in the lab is limited.
June 23-28, 2013
For campers entering grades 8-12+
This class is now full. To be added to the waiting list please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructor: Tom Wallestad
Tom Wallestad, a Door County native, received his BA Degree from UW-Green Bay and earned his MFA in Computer Graphics from Syracuse University. He has been teaching cartooning, animation, and multi-media classes for many years. His artwork offers interactive interpretations of visual and narrative structure that is comic book inspired. His unique body of work investigates perceptions of suggested space and reality in the form of a unique narrative medium.
Daily Class Hours:
- 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Thursday
- 8:30 am - 3:00 pm on Friday (The Final Exhibition Show will be from 3:00-4:00pm. Campers will be dismissed when the show has concluded).
- Commuter Fee: $269 (includes instruction and camp t-shirt)
- Resident Fee: $549 (includes instruction, room and board, counselor supervision, evening activity transportation, and camp t-shirt). The cost of evening activities will vary depending on the camper's choice. It is recommended that campers bring $20-$30 with them to camp for activities and snacks.
- Lab Fee: $20
Guest Faculty and Artists
Campers will be taught by some of the finest teachers and professional artists from across the state. Click here for more information about this summer’s Art Camp faculty.
A NOTE ABOUT SUPPLY LISTS: The supply list linked to each class are suggestions. You are not required to purchase everything on the list. These supplies can be purchased at an art supply store OR at craft stores, e.g. Michael's, Hobby Lobby, Ben Franklin, Walmart. Minimal supplies are actually needed for most classes and others are suggested to enhance the 'experimental' aspect of the class." Please call or send us an e-mail if you have questions.