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Stop Motion Animation
In-person class5 Day Wool/Felt Puppet Fabrication and Wire Armature Building Course5 Day course where you will learn how to build wire armature and design a puppet for stop-motion using wool and felt.

London City Island

£400 pp

7 hour course


What happens in this class?

Over the 5 days you will learn how to:

  • Build a professional wire armature with K&S.
  • Build replacement hands.
  • Build and design your character.
  • Use professional armature from Malvern which is included in this course.
  • Design and make clothing for your puppet that is fitted and animatable.
  • Treat clothing for your puppet during animation.
  • Create movable/animatable eyes.
  • Add hair and colour to your puppet.
  • Repair and create replacement limbs.
  • Create built in tie downs.

This is an advanced workshop where you will learn how to build a puppet that can not only withstand hours of animation but also…

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Age Requirement

All students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Flexible cancellation policy

Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.

Your Teacher
Jennifer Kidd is a stop-motion animator and model maker that works in the film industry creating props and sets for animated and live action feature films. On weekends she teaches stop-motion animation, model making and puppet building workshops where you can learn how to create​ animated films and professional puppets that can withstand hours of animation. [Click here to read our interview with Jennifer on our Obby Blog to find out a little more about her!](https://obby.co.uk/blog/stop-motion-animation-workshops-london)
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London City Island
Canning Town
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5 Day Wool/Felt Puppet Fabrication and Wire Armature Building Course

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