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Paint on Glass Animation Masterclass

Paint on Glass Animation Masterclass

160 EUR
Paint on Glass Animation 2 Day Masterclass
with Paper Panther Productions

5 Participants Only

Join Carol Freeman, Director and Animator of Paper Panther's 'The Bird and the Whale', for an Oil Paint on Glass Animation Masterclass. Carol will guide 5 participants through the stages involved in creating their own individual painted animations. In the first class, participants will plan and sketch their animation on paper, using pencils. In the second class, using their hand drawn animation as reference, they will animate using oil paint on glass! 

Watch the trailer for Carol's film here: https://vimeo.com/178191241

A time lapse video which shows the paint on glass process in action: https://vimeo.com/169740987


Although no previous experience of animation is necessary to attend this workshop, it will be especially useful for animators or visual artists who would like to build on their skills.

Sat 7th Apr | 3pm - 6pm (3 hours)
Sat 14th Apr | 2pm - 6pm (4 hours)

A4 Sounds
St Joseph's Parade,
Off Upper Dorset St
Dublin 1

Participants will learn the process involved in planning, painting and photographing their own oil paint on glass animation.

Breakdown of Each Class:

Class 1 | 3 hours
Screening of relevant shorts
Process explained
Hand drawn animation demo
Participants create their own Hand Drawn Animation

Class 2 | 4 hours
Participants create oil paint on glass animation, using their hand drawn animation as reference.

Materials Required:
A4 will supply all necessary materials

Paper Panther Productions are an award winning Irish Animation company, that specialises in original storytelling and a stop-motion aesthetic. Paper Panther have over 10 years experience creating short films, advertisements and TV Series as well as illustration and education. Their most recent projects include, The Bird and the Whale and An Gadhar Dubh. Since 2010, the Paper Panther team have been organising animation workshops and classes with students aged 1-60. You can view some of their students’ work in here!


Members of our studio have access to all our training courses at a MASSIVELY reduced price, sometimes even free. If you would like to become a member or would like some more information click here :D

Please note: Due to the running costs of workshops, refunds for all our courses can only be given if sufficient notice is given and we can secure a replacement participant. We are a small organisation and course materials and equipment are expensive! We will however offer you a place on a future course of equal value. We are also understanding and under exceptional circumstances we may be able to refund part or full cost of the course.

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