Animate your own LEGO movies to show off to family and friends. By combining the classic technique of stop motion LEGO animation and everyone’s favourite lock-together-bricks, students will create original short stories, sets, and characters.
All LEGO bricks will be provided, please do not send your child to class with LEGO from home.
Students’ short films will be sent digitally to parents at the completion of the course.
Making a LEGO mini-figure walk is harder than it looks, learn the technique for fluid movement
Parody vs Copyright
Explore the differences between parody and copyright as you turn a classic story on it's head.
Create custom costumes for your mini-figures Show character emotion using static bricks
Write an original short story with a beginning, middle, and end Build a set and background for your final animation
Animate Final Projects
Session 8: Foley
Record original sound effects for your animations Parents are invited to our Animation Show at the end of the session.
Timetable and Enrolment
- Start: Thursday 10 May 2018
Finish: Thursday 28 June 2018
Thursdays 4.00pm - 5.30pmTiming
- Creative and Performing Arts Centre (CPAC)Location
- Jess WeichlerTeacher
- Girls and boys aged 8-12 yearsTarget Market
- $170 for Term 2 (8 weeks)Price/Student (incl GST)
- New EnrolmentEnrolment
About Jess Weichler
Jess Weichler is a media arts educator at the MakerBox.
Ever since childhood she has been creating digital worlds through game design. Aside from a few lessons learnt from her 8-year old students, she is self-taught in the Scratch programming language, the Processing java subset, and a robotic Hummingbird micro-controller. She has taught these skills since 2012, and her courses are still in use both locally and abroad in the United States.