Computer Animation for Middle Schoolers, High Schoolers and Kids
Unlock your creative potential with our captivating animation classes tailored for teens and kids seeking a creative outlet. Our program takes students on an exciting journey, starting from the basics of digital drawing using a tablet and stylus, and progressing towards the creation of interactive movies inspired by their unique ideas. Our dedicated teachers form a close partnership with each student, guiding them through the fundamental principles of digital animation. Immerse yourself in the world of animation as you bring your imagination to life under the expert guidance of our instructors.
Embark on a captivating adventure in our 2D Animation Camp, where we empower every camper to pursue their creative interests. At SummerTech, we offer specialized courses in 2D animation designed for both aspiring animators and game designers. Explore the exciting opportunities within each specialization:
Dive into the world of digital 2D animation that encompasses TV shows, movies, and Internet videos. Our courses welcome campers with any art style, encouraging them to unleash their unique creative visions. Join us to create short movies in various captivating styles, including:
– Western Animation: Campers inspired by the enchanting works of Disney, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, and other renowned companies can develop animations in similar styles.
– Anime: With the increasing popularity of anime in the United States, we provide support and guidance for campers interested in animating in this distinctive style, bringing manga-inspired creations to life.
– Internet Animation: For students aspiring to create the next viral sensation, we foster the development of drawing styles reminiscent of their favorite Internet animations.
Utilizing the powerful animation software, Toon Boom Harmony, you’ll embark on an incredible journey of game design. Explore the creation of 2D animations and drawings specifically tailored for games. With Toon Boom Harmony, you can bring your game to life through two essential types of animations:
– Assets: These 2D artistic assets act as building blocks within the game, forming its visual graphics and elements.
– Cutscenes: Delve into the art of animating every part of a game, including captivating cutscenes that enhance the player’s immersive experience.
Join our 2D Animation Camp and choose your own adventure, whether you aspire to become an animator or a game designer. Unleash your creativity and master the tools and techniques that will bring your imaginative visions to life.
Discover the compelling reasons to learn computer animation at a SummerTech camp:
1. Technical Skill Building: Computer animation classes cater to artists of all levels, providing a platform to practice and enhance their drawing skills. Even students without prior animation experience are challenged to explore new avenues of artistic imagination, expanding their creative capabilities.
2. Creative Inspiration: Immersed in a stimulating environment, computer animation courses ignite creativity and foster innovation. Students are encouraged to push the boundaries of their artistic visions, unleashing their imagination to create captivating animations.
3. Improved Storytelling Abilities: Animation classes are a gateway to developing effective storytelling skills. Our courses empower students to craft engaging story structures, allowing them to infuse their movies and games with their unique ideas. Through hands-on projects, kids are encouraged to express their creativity and bring their narratives to life.
Embark on a computer animation journey at SummerTech, where you’ll gain technical expertise, find creative inspiration, and refine your storytelling abilities. Unleash your artistic potential and discover the incredible world of computer animation in a supportive and innovative learning environment.
About Toon Boom Harmony, Our Course Technology
Immerse yourself in the world of professional animation with Toon Boom Harmony, the cutting-edge software at the heart of our computer animation courses at SummerTech. With a remarkable 25-year history, Toon Boom Harmony has established itself as the preferred choice of leading animation studios worldwide. As our campers delve into the intricacies of this powerful software, they gain hands-on experience using the same program employed in the creation of beloved cartoons such as:
– The Simpsons: Explore the iconic world of Springfield, brought to life with the help of Toon Boom Harmony.
– Adventure Time: Journey to the Land of Ooo and master the art of animation using the very tool that shaped this acclaimed series.
– The Pokémon Anime: Unleash your creativity and discover the techniques behind animating the captivating world of Pokémon, just like the professionals.
– Your Name: Immerse yourself in the beauty of anime storytelling and bring your own tales to life, inspired by the acclaimed film Your Name.
– Arthur: Join the lovable aardvark and his friends on their animated adventures, learning the skills to create your own imaginative stories.
– Steven Universe: Unleash your creativity with the same software that gave life to the enchanting world of Steven Universe, a beloved animated series.
– SpongeBob SquarePants: Dive into the underwater world of Bikini Bottom and channel your animation prowess, inspired by the long-running hit show.
Experience the professional-grade tools and techniques of Toon Boom Harmony, used by renowned animation studios, and ignite your own creative journey in our SummerTech computer animation courses.
Sign Up and Learn Computer Animation for Teens and Kids
Our animation camps in Weston, MA and Purchase, NY will give your child the power to bring their ideas to life. Experience the SummerTech difference by registering for camp today.