Masterclass: iPad Animation

A full-day workshop with animator Shaun Clark.

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Transform still drawings into 2D animations using just an iPad on this one-day masterclass with independent filmmaker Shaun Clark. If you’re an illustrator looking to expand your skill set and bring your work to life in new ways, this session is a must.

You’ll learn how to use the Animation Desk app to bring your illustrations to life, working through key principles of animation including keyframe animation, inbetweening and pose-to-pose technique. At the end of the day you’ll have a series of short animations you can upload and share!

This one-day masterclass lets you get an introduction to 2D drawn animation using an ipad. You will be learning how to use the animation app to bring your illustrations to life. You’ll also get a hands-on introduction to the basic principles of animation covering keyframe animation, inbetweening and pose-to-pose techniques. At the end of the day you will have a series of short animated exercises you can share and upload!

Please bring: your own iPad (iOS 9.0 or later) with the Animation Desk app by Kdan Mobile Software already installed and sufficient free memory to save your work. You will need the relevant username and password to access your iPad’s Apple ID.

Please note: this masterclass is for those aged 18+ only.

About the tutor:

Shaun Clark is a prize-winning animator, filmmaker and director who has created films for the BBC, Discovery Times USA and Arts Council England. His work has been nominated for a BAFTA and has won prizes at the British Animation Awards, the London Short Film Festival, the Imagine Film Festival and the Clermont Ferrand Film Festival. Retrospective screenings of his work have been held as far afield as Greece and South Korea; he currently lives in London where he works as a director at Flicker Mill.


Tickets Price Number Total price
Total amount £0.00
Adult with Gift Aid£71.50 £71.50
Adult£65.00 £65.00
Concession/Friend with Gift Aid£66.00 £66.00
Concession/Friend£60.00 £60.00

Tickets are non-refundable. Aged 18+ only.

Your ticket entitles you to House of Illustration entry on the day of the masterclass.

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Gift Aid

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