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Animating Unterweißbach

Last weekend I taught my first animation workshop to adults aged 20 to 65 during a SCI work camp at the Thuringian Forest. Our color palettes. Warm-up: Getting the creative juices flowing Compared to kids, grown-ups are much more afraid … Continue reading

18. August 2011 by Jessica
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Teaching Animation (10): Of Aliens And Balloons

“Do you know who or what is flying the space ships?” From time to time I’d like to share films that were developed by some of my students in my animation workshops. This one is made by three ten to … Continue reading

05. May 2011 by Jessica
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The Temple

Film still from “The Temple”, a short film made by two boys in one of my workshops Teaching art, and especially teaching animation is one of my most favorite activities. Usually I work on different projects with kids or adults … Continue reading

14. January 2011 by Jessica
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Teaching Animation … To Myself

It doesn’t matter how tired I am: I simply love to teach. For me, teaching means encouraging people to find their own voice in whatever artistic medium they choose. Interestingly, and to my great joy this works quite well with … Continue reading

18. December 2010 by Jessica
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E-Book: A Brief Guide to Make a Semi-Professional Stop-Motion Animation Puppet

I wanted to do this for a very, very long time: Last year I presented my Myctophyformes Draco to you, a Chinese Lanternfish puppet I made for Shelley Noble’s Halfland saga. And I promised a longer version of the making … Continue reading

05. December 2010 by Jessica
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Teaching Animation (9)

Teaching animation is one of my favorite ways to earn a living in an art related field. I recently held several workshops in schools, museums or family eduction centers, and that’s why I’d like to share a few more videos … Continue reading

25. October 2010 by Jessica
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Teaching Animation (8)

During the summer holidays I held an animation workshop at the Museum MARTa Herford which is a museum for contemporary art, design and architecture. Lee Leyna, Leon, Johannes, Tom, Enrico, Jonathan, Lennart, Yannik, Max and Luca are between 9 to … Continue reading

14. October 2010 by Jessica
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I Had A Dream

For the current school year I temporarily work as an art teacher at a Realschule (which is something similar to a junior high school), and since I haven’t been trained to be a school teacher it’s been fairly difficult to … Continue reading

11. October 2010 by Jessica
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Teaching Animation (7)

Not much progress with my film the lat weeks, but a lot of animation workshop with kids during the summer holidays. Today I’d like to share a clip with you which is animated by 7 to 11 years old school … Continue reading

26. August 2010 by Jessica
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Teaching Animation (6)

For the last school year I taught animation to student groups from two schools within a project called Kultur und Schule. The idea is, that students should meet artists there and try something new apart from all the useful things … Continue reading

07. August 2010 by Jessica
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