Category Archives: StopMotion Workshop

Secret of the Movies – Zoetrope Animation workshop

Zoetrope Animation Workshop filmed on 14 August with participant age 5-15 years old for “The Secrets of the Movies” Secrets of the Movies – Zoetrope Animation Workshop from Quirky Pictures on Vimeo. Information about the event at http://launchingfilms.com/secretsofthemovies You can also

Secret of the Movies – Zoetrope Animation workshop

Zoetrope Animation Workshop filmed on 14 August with participant age 5-15 years old for “The Secrets of the Movies” Secrets of the Movies – Zoetrope Animation Workshop from Quirky Pictures on Vimeo. Information about the event at http://launchingfilms.com/secretsofthemovies You can also

Green Screen Kubo animation Workshop at the Barbican Centre

Quirky Pictures been busy at the Barbican running a  Green Screen GIF Kubo animation Workshop. Have a look at a sample below  and at the Tumblr site for November 2016 http://quirkypicturesanimationworkshops.tumblr.com Animated GIFs are below and on  tumblr , twitter  and giphy site. Children used

Green Screen Kubo animation Workshop at the Barbican Centre

Quirky Pictures been busy at the Barbican running a  Green Screen GIF Kubo animation Workshop. Have a look at a sample below  and at the Tumblr site for November 2016 http://quirkypicturesanimationworkshops.tumblr.com Animated GIFs are below and on  tumblr , twitter  and giphy site. Children used

Art Bag Project Animation

In collaboration with the artist Annalie Ashwell, Quirky Picture has been running workshops with local resident in hertfordshire to create a stop motion animation with soap carving which will premiere in July. The ‘animators worked intensively for 2 days to create

Art Bag Project Animation

In collaboration with the artist Annalie Ashwell, Quirky Picture has been running workshops with local resident in hertfordshire to create a stop motion animation with soap carving which will premiere in July. The ‘animators worked intensively for 2 days to create

Zoetrope Workshop for Museum at Night

On the 16th May Quirky Pictures run a workshop at Watford Museum for Museum at Night Participant learnt the basic of animation creating loops for one the first kinetic toy of the victorian time: the Zoetrope. A zoetrope is one

Zoetrope Workshop for Museum at Night

On the 16th May Quirky Pictures run a workshop at Watford Museum for Museum at Night Participant learnt the basic of animation creating loops for one the first kinetic toy of the victorian time: the Zoetrope. A zoetrope is one

Curating Cambridge 2014 Animation

We have run an animation masterclass for Curating Cambridge 2014 exploring 5 wonderful venues in Cambridge, the stunning result will be screen on the 26 October at the Kettle’s Yard. The Young Carers projects have been taking place since 2008. This year the

Curating Cambridge 2014 Animation

We have run an animation masterclass for Curating Cambridge 2014 exploring 5 wonderful venues in Cambridge, the stunning result will be screen on the 26 October at the Kettle’s Yard. The Young Carers projects have been taking place since 2008. This year the

Halloween Night

Monsters, creatures of the darkness and ghosts appears in the night. Animation created with light and torches View pictures at www.flickr.com/groups/quirkypictures The Old Town Hall Leading regional & national small scale theatre. Situated in Hemel Hempstead’s picturesque old town, The Theatre has

Halloween Night

Monsters, creatures of the darkness and ghosts appears in the night. Animation created with light and torches View pictures at www.flickr.com/groups/quirkypictures The Old Town Hall Leading regional & national small scale theatre. Situated in Hemel Hempstead’s picturesque old town, The Theatre has

Halloween Olympics

Monsters, creatures of the darkness and ghosts participate at the Olympics Games. Animation created with Plasticine View pictures at www.flickr.com/groups/quirkypictures The Old Town Hall Leading regional & national small scale theatre. Situated in Hemel Hempstead’s picturesque old town, The Theatre has been

Halloween Olympics

Monsters, creatures of the darkness and ghosts participate at the Olympics Games. Animation created with Plasticine View pictures at www.flickr.com/groups/quirkypictures The Old Town Hall Leading regional & national small scale theatre. Situated in Hemel Hempstead’s picturesque old town, The Theatre has been

Plasticine Olympics Animation Workshop at Old Town Hall in Hemel Hamsptead 1&2 November

  Ever wanted to run the 100 metres, throw a javelin and take a high jump. Well using stop motion plasticine animation we will be recreating our very own mini Olympics with award ceremony. 1st & 2nd November 10am –

Plasticine Olympics Animation Workshop at Old Town Hall in Hemel Hamsptead 1&2 November

  Ever wanted to run the 100 metres, throw a javelin and take a high jump. Well using stop motion plasticine animation we will be recreating our very own mini Olympics with award ceremony. 1st & 2nd November 10am –

Sweet World @ Watford Museum

Animate landscapes and fireworks entirely made out of sweets – as if you were inside Willy Wonkas factory! Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/ Location: http://www.watfordmuseum.org.uk This was

Sweet World @ Watford Museum

Animate landscapes and fireworks entirely made out of sweets – as if you were inside Willy Wonkas factory! Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/ Location: http://www.watfordmuseum.org.uk This was

Y.Art (Young Art) in Broxbourne

Quirky Pictures led a workshop with Broxbourne Council and Y.Art during the month of August Thanks to everyone that attended & created fantastic animations! Y.ART Shop, Waltham Cross Town Centre 57-58 Bartholomew Court, Waltham Cross Town Centre Try becoming an

Y.Art (Young Art) in Broxbourne

Quirky Pictures led a workshop with Broxbourne Council and Y.Art during the month of August Thanks to everyone that attended & created fantastic animations! Y.ART Shop, Waltham Cross Town Centre 57-58 Bartholomew Court, Waltham Cross Town Centre Try becoming an

Dancing @ Watford Museum

Create a plasticine Animal and animate performing dance movements… is it a cow rapper or a rabbit flamenco? Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/ Location: http://www.watfordmuseum.org.uk

Dancing @ Watford Museum

Create a plasticine Animal and animate performing dance movements… is it a cow rapper or a rabbit flamenco? Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/ Location: http://www.watfordmuseum.org.uk

Chalk Tales @ Watford Museum

Animate chalk drawings coming to life to narrate a tale! Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/ Location: http://www.watfordmuseum.org.uk This was a two hour summer workshop at

Chalk Tales @ Watford Museum

Animate chalk drawings coming to life to narrate a tale! Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/ Location: http://www.watfordmuseum.org.uk This was a two hour summer workshop at

A Town Called Watford @ Watford Museum

Animate the residents of Watford. Only these are not the usual people you will see. Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/ Location: http://www.watfordmuseum.org.uk This was a

A Town Called Watford @ Watford Museum

Animate the residents of Watford. Only these are not the usual people you will see. Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/ Location: http://www.watfordmuseum.org.uk This was a

Shape Game @ Watford Museum

Create animals made from coloured pieces of wire, which will tell a small nonsensical story… a feast for the imagination! Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/

Shape Game @ Watford Museum

Create animals made from coloured pieces of wire, which will tell a small nonsensical story… a feast for the imagination! Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/

Thaumatrope Twizzle at Watford Museum

Thaumatrope Twizzle ( Watford Musuem _5 August 2011) Create thaumatropes of animals and people walking.Then film them in front of a green screen and replace the screen with live action film of Watford so it looks like your character is

Thaumatrope Twizzle at Watford Museum

Thaumatrope Twizzle ( Watford Musuem _5 August 2011) Create thaumatropes of animals and people walking.Then film them in front of a green screen and replace the screen with live action film of Watford so it looks like your character is

Creepy Crawly Create at Watford Museum (4 August 2011)

Create drawings of insects and animate them crawling around the Museum Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/ Location: http://www.watfordmuseum.org.uk This was a two hour summer workshop

Creepy Crawly Create at Watford Museum (4 August 2011)

Create drawings of insects and animate them crawling around the Museum Animation Workshop for 8-12 years old 2 Hours Workshop Want to know more about our workshops, visit us at: https://quirkypictures.wordpress.com/ Location: http://www.watfordmuseum.org.uk This was a two hour summer workshop

LIGHT GRAFFITI @ THE BARBICAN WEEKENDER

Quirky Pictures led a workshop with the Barbican Art Centre during the weekend of 23-24 July celebrating the Extraordinary Voices @ the Barbican Weekender. Through-out the weekend two-hundred fifty participants animated light graffiti to create this short animated movie inspired

LIGHT GRAFFITI @ THE BARBICAN WEEKENDER

Quirky Pictures led a workshop with the Barbican Art Centre during the weekend of 23-24 July celebrating the Extraordinary Voices @ the Barbican Weekender. Through-out the weekend two-hundred fifty participants animated light graffiti to create this short animated movie inspired

Short Fairy Tales

Quirky Pictures tutor Shaun Clark ran a one day workshop at the Millbank Primary School in London based on Fairy tales. The young animators did a fantastic job in re-creating some classic and new fairy tales with plasticine puppets!

Short Fairy Tales

Quirky Pictures tutor Shaun Clark ran a one day workshop at the Millbank Primary School in London based on Fairy tales. The young animators did a fantastic job in re-creating some classic and new fairy tales with plasticine puppets!

Patterns In Nature

Quirky Pictures led a one day animation workshop with year 5 & 6 at the Central Primary School in Watford. Inspired by the art of Andy Goldsworthy the students created a short animation based on the rhythm and patterns in

Patterns In Nature

Quirky Pictures led a one day animation workshop with year 5 & 6 at the Central Primary School in Watford. Inspired by the art of Andy Goldsworthy the students created a short animation based on the rhythm and patterns in

Animated TV Series : Workshop for Southwark Gifted and Talented at the Southwark City Learning Centre

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Southwark Gifted and Talented at Southwark City Learning Centre. The stop motion films were made over a  period of four days during the Easter Break. Our young and enthusiastic animators  invented four new TV

Animated TV Series : Workshop for Southwark Gifted and Talented at the Southwark City Learning Centre

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Southwark Gifted and Talented at Southwark City Learning Centre. The stop motion films were made over a  period of four days during the Easter Break. Our young and enthusiastic animators  invented four new TV

Great Missenden CofE Combined School Animations

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Creative Junction at the Great Missenden CofE Combined School. Our young and enthusiastic animators created short animations based on tales from around the World: African Tale Japanese Tale Indian Tale Chinese Tale Family Day

Great Missenden CofE Combined School Animations

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Creative Junction at the Great Missenden CofE Combined School. Our young and enthusiastic animators created short animations based on tales from around the World: African Tale Japanese Tale Indian Tale Chinese Tale Family Day

“Wacky Races” at The Cedar Primary School

We led a workshop for the Film and Video Workshop and the BBC Children in Need at The Cedar Primary School. The stop motion film  was made over a  period of six days in February 2011. Our young and enthusiastic animators

“Wacky Races” at The Cedar Primary School

We led a workshop for the Film and Video Workshop and the BBC Children in Need at The Cedar Primary School. The stop motion film  was made over a  period of six days in February 2011. Our young and enthusiastic animators

How to… make a stylized plasticine puppet

Quirky Pictures created for Great Missenden CofE Combined School  two quick short introductory animations: How to make a puppet and hot to make a small house for a set. We thought it would be nice to share it. How to create

How to… make a stylized plasticine puppet

Quirky Pictures created for Great Missenden CofE Combined School  two quick short introductory animations: How to make a puppet and hot to make a small house for a set. We thought it would be nice to share it. How to create

“A Bug’s Life” Trailers

Quirky Pictures led workshops with Chessbrook Education Support Centre on the 16 and 23 November.  The students a Chessbrook Education Support Centre recreate these wonderful trailers made for the movie ” A bug’s Life”. Watch full quality movie View Stills

“A Bug’s Life” Trailers

Quirky Pictures led workshops with Chessbrook Education Support Centre on the 16 and 23 November.  The students a Chessbrook Education Support Centre recreate these wonderful trailers made for the movie ” A bug’s Life”. Watch full quality movie View Stills

Commercials for Alcohol Awareness Week 2010

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Southwark Inclusive Learning Service (SILS 4) at the  Southwark City Learning Centre. The commercials were made by pupils at SILS 4  as part of Alcohol Awareness Week 2010. The students took part in a 2

Commercials for Alcohol Awareness Week 2010

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Southwark Inclusive Learning Service (SILS 4) at the  Southwark City Learning Centre. The commercials were made by pupils at SILS 4  as part of Alcohol Awareness Week 2010. The students took part in a 2

Advanced Flash Animation for Islington Summer University London – Music Videos

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Film and Video Workshop.  These  9 short flash music videos were made over a  period of four days during Summer Break. Ours student  created  a short music track in garage band, a narrative  or

Advanced Flash Animation for Islington Summer University London – Music Videos

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Film and Video Workshop.  These  9 short flash music videos were made over a  period of four days during Summer Break. Ours student  created  a short music track in garage band, a narrative  or

Wild at Watford Museum

Quirky Pictures led workshops with the Watford Museum on the 19th of August.  To celebrate Watford , our young animators created wild animal mask and animated themselves  in the jungle. The animation uses pixilation and green screen technique   Watch

Wild at Watford Museum

Quirky Pictures led workshops with the Watford Museum on the 19th of August.  To celebrate Watford , our young animators created wild animal mask and animated themselves  in the jungle. The animation uses pixilation and green screen technique   Watch

“Creature Comfort” at Watford Museum

Quirky Pictures led workshops with the Watford Museum on the 20th of August.  To celebrate Watford , our young animators created 3D plasticine puppets and animated them narrating the wonders of Watford Museum. Watch full quality movie View Stills This

“Creature Comfort” at Watford Museum

Quirky Pictures led workshops with the Watford Museum on the 20th of August.  To celebrate Watford , our young animators created 3D plasticine puppets and animated them narrating the wonders of Watford Museum. Watch full quality movie View Stills This

SAND ANIMATION WORKSHOP AT WATFORD MUSEUM for WATFORD LIVE!

Quirky Pictures led workshops with the Watford Museum during July celebrating Watford Live! a festival showcasing the diversity of cultural groups and individuals in the town. This 10 day long event is taking place in venues all over Watford, and

SAND ANIMATION WORKSHOP AT WATFORD MUSEUM for WATFORD LIVE!

Quirky Pictures led workshops with the Watford Museum during July celebrating Watford Live! a festival showcasing the diversity of cultural groups and individuals in the town. This 10 day long event is taking place in venues all over Watford, and

Tate Movie Project

A member of Quirky Pictures is partecipating in a wonderful production ” The Tate Movie Project” , travelling on The Tate Movie Project truck on a national three month tour of production workshops.  The truck will travel to 55 locations across the UK.  It will visit primary

Tate Movie Project

A member of Quirky Pictures is partecipating in a wonderful production ” The Tate Movie Project” , travelling on The Tate Movie Project truck on a national three month tour of production workshops.  The truck will travel to 55 locations across the UK.  It will visit primary

Easter Workshop for Southwark Gifted and Talented at the Southwark City Learning Centre Animation Workshop

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Southwark Gifted and Talented at Southwark City Learning Centre. The stop motion film was made over a  period of four days during the Easter Break. Our young and enthusiastic animators  used “Gullivers Travels” as

Easter Workshop for Southwark Gifted and Talented at the Southwark City Learning Centre Animation Workshop

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for Southwark Gifted and Talented at Southwark City Learning Centre. The stop motion film was made over a  period of four days during the Easter Break. Our young and enthusiastic animators  used “Gullivers Travels” as

Science, History and Animation at Oxley Park Primary School by the Owls in Year 5, 2010

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for  Creative Junction at the Oxley Park Primary School in Milton Keynes. Our young and enthusiastic animators  in March and April 2010 created short animations inspired by space travel and the first landing on the moon. The

Science, History and Animation at Oxley Park Primary School by the Owls in Year 5, 2010

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for  Creative Junction at the Oxley Park Primary School in Milton Keynes. Our young and enthusiastic animators  in March and April 2010 created short animations inspired by space travel and the first landing on the moon. The

Animated tales by Year 4 at Oxley Park Primary School for Creative Junction

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for  Creative Junction at the Oxley Park Primary School in Milton Keynes. The stop motion films  were made over a  period of  four days in March 2010 by three classes in Year 4. Ours young

Animated tales by Year 4 at Oxley Park Primary School for Creative Junction

Quirky Pictures led a workshop for  Creative Junction at the Oxley Park Primary School in Milton Keynes. The stop motion films  were made over a  period of  four days in March 2010 by three classes in Year 4. Ours young

FRAU HOLLE at PRIORY PRIMARY SCHOOL ANIMATION WORKSHOP

Quirky Pictures  and Hutch Demouilpied led a workshops for  Creative Partnership at the Priory Primary School in Burnham. The stop motion film  was made over a  period of six days in March 2010 by three classes in Year 3. Ours

FRAU HOLLE at PRIORY PRIMARY SCHOOL ANIMATION WORKSHOP

Quirky Pictures  and Hutch Demouilpied led a workshops for  Creative Partnership at the Priory Primary School in Burnham. The stop motion film  was made over a  period of six days in March 2010 by three classes in Year 3. Ours

West Lea School & Silhouette Animation

Quirky Pictures led a workshops for the BBC Children in Need at West Lea School. The stop motion film  was made over a  period of six days in winter. Ours young and enthusiast animators  adpated the story of the “Sword

West Lea School & Silhouette Animation

Quirky Pictures led a workshops for the BBC Children in Need at West Lea School. The stop motion film  was made over a  period of six days in winter. Ours young and enthusiast animators  adpated the story of the “Sword

250 participants for the 10th Big Draw in Watford Animation Workshop !!!

Quirky Pictures led  a series of workshops with the Watford Museum during October, celebrating the 10th Big Draw Campaign for Drawing. A week of drawing and animation workshops in the gallery of the Harlequin Shopping Centre, culminating in a mass

250 participants for the 10th Big Draw in Watford Animation Workshop !!!

Quirky Pictures led  a series of workshops with the Watford Museum during October, celebrating the 10th Big Draw Campaign for Drawing. A week of drawing and animation workshops in the gallery of the Harlequin Shopping Centre, culminating in a mass

The 10th Big Draw At Watford Animation Workshop !!!

Quirky Pictures will lead workshops for the Watford Museum during October celebrating the 10th Big Draw Campaign for Drawing. A week of drawing and animation workshops in the gallery of the Harlequin shopping centre, culminating in a mass participation and exhibition day on

The 10th Big Draw At Watford Animation Workshop !!!

Quirky Pictures will lead workshops for the Watford Museum during October celebrating the 10th Big Draw Campaign for Drawing. A week of drawing and animation workshops in the gallery of the Harlequin shopping centre, culminating in a mass participation and exhibition day on

Watford Museum Finger Puppets Animation Workshop

Quirky Pictures led a Finger Puppets Animation Workshop at Watford Museum during summer , on 27 August 09 .  To celebrate Watford , our young animators created fingers puppets of  several characters in a movie called: Watford has got Talent Watch full quality

Watford Museum Finger Puppets Animation Workshop

Quirky Pictures led a Finger Puppets Animation Workshop at Watford Museum during summer , on 27 August 09 .  To celebrate Watford , our young animators created fingers puppets of  several characters in a movie called: Watford has got Talent Watch full quality

Watford Museum- Animated Light Graffiti- Animation Workshop

Quirky Pictures led a  Light Animation Workshop at Watford Museum Friday 7th August.  Our animators created drawings made out of light and animated them in a movie Watch Full Quality  Movie View Stills This was a two hour half-term workshop at

Watford Museum- Animated Light Graffiti- Animation Workshop

Quirky Pictures led a  Light Animation Workshop at Watford Museum Friday 7th August.  Our animators created drawings made out of light and animated them in a movie Watch Full Quality  Movie View Stills This was a two hour half-term workshop at

The Cursed Brothers for Southwark Gifted and Talented at the Southwark City Learning Centre Animation Workshop

Quirky Pictures led a workshops for Southwark Gifted and Talented at Southwark City Learning Centre. The stop motion film was made over a period of five days in July. Ours young and enthusiast animators adapted a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale and then created and animated puppets made of foam and plasticine

The Cursed Brothers for Southwark Gifted and Talented at the Southwark City Learning Centre Animation Workshop

Quirky Pictures led a workshops for Southwark Gifted and Talented at Southwark City Learning Centre. The stop motion film was made over a period of five days in July. Ours young and enthusiast animators adapted a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale and then created and animated puppets made of foam and plasticine

Watford Museum Silhouettes Animation Workshop !!!

Quirky Pictures led a Silhouettes Animation Workshop at Watford Museum during half-term, on Friday 29th May.  To celebrate National Family Week, our young animators created silhouettes puppets of their family and animated them having fun visiting Watford Museum in a movie called: A Family

Watford Museum Silhouettes Animation Workshop !!!

Quirky Pictures led a Silhouettes Animation Workshop at Watford Museum during half-term, on Friday 29th May.  To celebrate National Family Week, our young animators created silhouettes puppets of their family and animated them having fun visiting Watford Museum in a movie called: A Family