Animation for 12 - 14 Year Olds

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  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 10 August 2020
  • Course duration: Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week

If you enjoy drawing and creating characters then this one-week course is for you.

The week will provide you with an introduction to animation starting with some practical activities like flip books and zoetropes, then moving onto more traditional methods such as hand drawn and digital animation.

During the week, you will be using Adobe Animate CC and Wacom Cintiq tablets.


You can have little or no previous animation knowledge to attend and still achieve great results.

You might be studying art or design at school and want to explore your creativity further.

You might be new to the subject and just want to have a great week and meet others who share your interest.

So long as you’re interested in animation and keen to share ideas you’ll be very welcome.

Tutor profile: Teagan Ball has taught animation at degree level for many years.

Along with being a self-employed animator and short animated film director, she's currently working within the industry creating animations and graphics for online games and mobile media.

Teagan is a qualified tutor and brings her knowledge of current trends in the animation industry to her short courses.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

On this course you will:

  • learn the fundamentals of animation including timing and spacing
  • create optical illusion toys and flip books
  • create hand drawn and digital animation
  • study the movement of balloons and other objects
  • create character turnarounds
  • animate to a piece of music.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £475.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

The fee for this course is £475.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418