Stop-Motion Animation (Virtual)


Bring your imagination to life with Stop Motion Animation! Taught by LEAF Teaching Artist Lisa Smith let’s get creative with our technology.

Stop-Motion Animation

with LEAF Resident Teaching Artist Lisa Smith

Wednesdays 4:45-5:45 (Zoom), April 12 – May 28, all ages welcome

$60 per 7-week course

Bring your imagination to life with Stop Motion Animation!  Students will view animations from around the world as we learn the basic concepts of stop-motion.  We will then collaborate each week to create and share short movies.  Students will use their own technology, including iPads, smartphones, or computer with webcam to create their own animations.

Mayani is a Maasai boy from longido Arusha. He went to boarding school at 6 years old and lost his Maasai language and tradition. Since joining the LEAF program, he has learned to sing Maasai songs, practiced the ‘jump’ tradition and wear Maasai shukas (traditional clothing). Mayani is extremely happy and is currently teaching other youth the culture.