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How to develop an animation starting from an illustration

Workshop Objectives

During the workshop day, a collective animation video will be made following the basic steps of audiovisual production.

1. Theoretical introduction to animated audiovisual production
2. Practical exercise on the creation of a digital illustration for animation
3. Introduction to the basics of traditional animation
4. Indications on software tools useful for making an animation
5. Realisation of the animated loop composed of 8 frames

The workshop is aimed at those who already have basic knowledge of drawing and digital illustration with Photoshop and will be held in Italian and English.

November 27


At the start of the course, each participant will receive a tooth kit with some useful tools, tips for entering the world of animation, a set of brushes and other tasty goodies. Thanks to our sponsor WACOM, a graphics tablet will be provided for each participant.

To take part in the workshop, the following materials are required*:
– Laptop
– Adobe Photoshop

Gianluca Patti is a creative focused on illustration, storytelling and animation. He was born in Sicily and he’s a graduate of ISIA Urbino’s MA in Illustration and Animation. Currently based in Florence, he spends his days drawing as Illustrator for Le Cube animation studio and whizzing to the city with his single-speed bike.

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Bianca Sangalli Moretti is an illustrator and author based in Florence. When she’s not on the basket court she works as a designer at Niceshit, an animation and illustration studio in Barcelona. In 2020 she published her first children’s picture book ‘P ha perso una storia’ with Edizioni Clichy. She loves colors and simple shapes, cat memes and, of course, eating spaghetti.

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Juan Huarte is a nomad animator from Argentina who is collecting new experiences around Europe. He is a tireless traveler and he alternates freelance activities with his work as animator for Art&Graft studio in London.

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The workshop cost is 75 euro (including the registration fee).
Reserve your place on Eventbrite for 10 euro, and pay the rest on the workshop day.