The aim of this course is to introduce at the concerned, handmade objects procedure such as marionette in combination of audiovisual techniques, such as animation.
The further idea is to show how two different fields, handmade craft and computer technology can meet and create art.
In the first part the students will be introduced in the creative process of making a marionette, were paper, cloth and other materials will be used and will be transformed into a character that performs specific movements.
In the second part there will be an introduction in stop-motion animation. Through the animation process students will enrich and express their creativity by making a short animation film with the puppets that they have made.
Upon completion of the course the students will be able to demonstrate their ability:
- To investigate various means of expression
- To develop a range of transferable skills including model-making, communication, presentation, team working and organisational abilities
- To introduce the idea of an Industry Standard working methodology and practice