Thursday, 29 December 2016

Animation Taster Day at Escape Studios on January 13 and 25

Learn to animate a bird in flight
We have seats available for our next two Animation Taster Days at Escape Studios. The dates are Friday 13 January and Wednesday 25 January - so come and learn about character and creature animation.  And sign up soon - our taster days almost always sell out quickly.

We're running this animation taster day to give future animators an idea of what it's like to work in the  industry, and find out if this is a career that's right for them.

You will work with Autodesk Maya and the Adobe Creative Suite, and you’ll get a hands-on introduction to 3D Animation techniques, all for just £25!  By the end of the day you'll have your own piece of animation uploaded to your YouTube channel.  So, how do you sign up?

What's this all about?
This one-day taster course gives you get an introduction to the art of 3D Animation. You will also explore what it’s like to work as a professional animator. We'll take you through the animation process from start to finish, ending up with a finished movie file.

What kind of animation does Escape Studios teach?
We teach 3D character and creature animation, with a strong focus on getting our students into paid employment in the rapidly expanding animation and visual effects industry. To see more about what our students are capable of, watch the one minute video below.

When and where is it happening?
Friday 13 January and Wednesday 25 January at Escape Studios, Shepherds West, Rockley Road, London W14 0DA, from 9:30am until 5pm. To sign up, follow this link.

How do you get there?
We're super easy to reach, just a short walk from Shepherd's Bush Tube Station, Shepherd's Bush Market Tube Station, Goldhawk Rd Tube Station, and Shepherd's Bush Overground. And tons of bus routes.

How much does it cost?
Shepherd's Building, our home in Shepherd's Bush
£25.00. And this is refundable if you book onto a course at Escape Studios.

Do we provide lunch...and coffee?
We do! Lunch (the finest sandwiches in Shepherd's Bush) and coffee is free!

What will you learn?
Working with tools such as Autodesk Maya and the Adobe Creative Suite, you’ll get a hands-on introduction to 3D Animation techniques.

We'll be doing some very cool stuff in the classroom, and by the end of the day you will have your very own piece of finished animation uploaded to YouTube!

Who is teaching it?
I am. I have worked on over twenty five animated feature films, from "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?" to "Lion King", The Iron Giant, Chronicles of Narnia and Harry Potter.   You can see some of my work below.

How do you book?
Follow this link.

Hope to see you there!


The Escape Studios Animation Blog offers a personal view on the art of animation and visual effects. To find out more about our new BA/MArt, now recruiting for September 2017, follow this link.  To apply, visit the offical page here.

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