1-Week 3D Animation Summer Camp for Kids

Learn 3D Animation at NYFA

At NYFA’s 1-Week 3D Animation Camp, kids aged 10-13 tap into their imagination and explore the exciting world of animation. Students will get an introduction to Disney’s 12 principles of animation, then learn to apply these principles to their own work using the industry-standard software for today’s modeling and animation, Maya.

Program Description

Camp Name: 1-Week 3D Animation Camp for Kids

In the 1-Week 3D Animation Camp, animation campers learn classic animation exercises and create their own content. These exercises include pitching a ball and swinging a hammer to learn squash and stretch, weight and muscle tension, overlapping action, and more. Each camper also writes, directs, and animates their own scene using our pre-rigged character models and sets.

The focus of the camp is on the creative aspects of story development and the application of new animation skills. Students will take classes in 12 Principles of Animation, Walk Cycles, Acting for Animators, Giving Weight and Muscle to a Character’s Movement, Timing and Spacing, Key Frames, as well as Graph Editor.

To learn more about NYFA’s camps, visit the NYFA Camp Brochure.


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