Sand animation entails moving sand frame by frame on a lightbox situated beneath the camera. Animating with sand is a unique and rewarding experience for the animator. As a medium, it lends itself well to loose animation. The fine textures of the sand interact beautifully with the light.
The course is aimed at anyone who has an interest in animation. No previous experience is necessary, though it might be of particular interest to filmmakers and visual artists.
Paper Panther Productions are an award winning Irish Animation company, that specialises in original storytelling and a stop-motion aesthetic. Paper Panther have over 10 years experience creating short films, advertisements and TV Series as well as illustration and education. Their most recent projects include, The Bird and the Whale and An Gadhar Dubh.
Sand Animation for Beginner Workshop at A4 Sounds