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Procreate Dreams: Creative Animation Adventures for Young Artists

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Imagination Art Studio by David Stearns
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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(985)
In this engaging digital animation class, we will embark on an imaginative journey through the world of Procreate Dreams. Through fun interactive lessons, they'll learn the fundamentals of animation and unleash their creativity!

Class experience

    Understanding Animation Basics: Gain a fundamental understanding of animation principles such as timing, spacing, and motion to create engaging animations.

    Mastering Procreate Dreams Tools: Learn to navigate the Procreate interface effectively, utilize drawing and animation tools, and explore various brushes and effects to enhance creativity.

    Storyboarding and Planning: Develop skills in creating storyboards and planning out animation sequences, including character development, scene composition, and storytelling techniques.

    Frame-by-Frame Animation: Explore frame-by-frame animation techniques to bring characters and scenes to life, understanding how to create smooth transitions and convey movement effectively.

    Using Layers and Timing: Learn to work with layers and understand the importance of timing in animation, including keyframes, easing, and the use of onion skinning for reference.

    Adding Sound and Effects: Explore the integration of sound effects and background music to enhance animations, understanding how audio elements contribute to storytelling and atmosphere.

    Creative Expression and Experimentation: Encourage creativity and experimentation by providing opportunities for students to explore different animation styles, genres, and storytelling approaches.

    Critique and Feedback: Foster a supportive environment where students can give and receive constructive feedback on their work, encouraging reflection and continuous improvement in their animation skills.

    Project Completion: Set goals for students to complete individual or group animation projects throughout the course, allowing them to apply the skills and techniques they've learned in a practical context.

    Presentation and Sharing: Provide opportunities for students to showcase their animated creations to their peers, family, or the wider community, fostering confidence in their abilities and celebrating their achievements.

By focusing on these learning goals, the animation class can provide a comprehensive and engaging learning experience for young artists using Procreate Dreams.
I have over 15 years of experience as a digital illustrator and animator.
While not necessarily required, some familiarity with the original Procreate app would definitely make things easier for a student joining this class.
iPad
ProCreate Dreams app
Stylus (optional, but strongly recommended)
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Procreate Dreams is a dedicated animation app that is downloadable from the app store for $19.99, and is currently only available for iPad. 
Popular
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(985)
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I am passionate about sharing my love for fantasy art and empowering students with the foundational tools they need to make their imaginations come alive on paper. I teach art to kids from ages 3 to 18+ years old.

For the younger kids, Harry... 
Group Class

$20

weekly
1x per week
55 min

Completed by 14 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 9-14
3-8 learners per class

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