Digital Arts Animation, Film and Motion Design: The Art of Making

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 from 10:30am to 3:30pm


Focus will be on the natural environment of the North Fork Valley including native plant species, outdoor settings and weather patterns.

Campers will look at the physical world around them with emphasis on bringing stories to life through animation of still objects with digital delivery.

This unique mix of historical home-based Maker Arts and story-telling delivered through the contemporary platforms of digital media and internet distribution fosters a deeper understanding of our integral relationship with the world while sharpening and honing technical skills required for living in the 21st Century.
Instruction will be based on Appalachian craft, the survival and re-vival of living in the mountains.
Instructor Katie Hadar lives and works in Lexington, Kentucky. She is a native and third generation Colorado woman, deeply committed to conservation, preservation, making, story-telling and motion media in the 21st Century. Katie teaches in Colorado, Montana, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Class specifics

Digital Arts is offered June 17-21st at the Blue Sage from 10:30-3:30 and is open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders with a maximum of 12 students. Included is a field trip to the Aspen Art Museum on Tuesday, June 18th. A smart phone or tablet is required for the class and can be reserved in advance at the Library. The class will culminate in an Animation Shorts Film Festival Friday evening at the Blue Sage.

The established value of this class is $350, we know that most parents are unable to pay this much for a class, please scroll down to the Reciprocal Gift Model information at the bottom of this page to see how your child can attend no matter what your income is.

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