On Tuesday the 6th of March 2018, we took the bus and went to Mauriac for a workshop entitled « Animation 2 D » at the town library .

We were welcomed by Vincent Poyet and Thomas ......who organized our day.

In the morning and in the afternoon, we were divided into two groups.

First, as an introduction, we were given information about 2D and 3 D animation and stop motion.

After, we took pictures of a ball with Thomas. The name is stop motion animation.

Then, with Vincent, we worked on computers with the software « opentoonz and drew a ball and gave it motion. We used a graphic tablet.

We stopped and had lunch at the local high school.

In the afternoon, we worked on paper worksheets with Thomas and learnt how professional drawers express movement for their characters.
With Vincent, , still on the computers, we drew a man and a background.

It was a very interesting day. We wree very impressed by Thomas ’s drawing skills. We realized that it takes a lot of time to do animation because we need 24 frames per second for a film. It is hard work ! It can be frustrating. It can be tedious but it is also very creative.