Written by: Kristin Harris Saturday afternoon, October 14, the Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg, VA hosted a Big Draw17 Living Lines event. I knew I was going to have a good time and was thrilled when we had a full house with kids and adults making art and animation and loving it. I am most indebted to the Academy Center of the Arts for sponsoring this program. As a family event, it was very exciting to have so many adults actively participating, parents and adults who came to experience the Big Draw in Lynchburg. I had not realized, we were one of only three Big Draw happenings in the US this year. Time is running out, but not too late for you to register for a Big Draw event at your school, museum, art space, park during the month of October. Table One Zoetrope We had four activity areas, three were hands-on drawing with traditional tools, but animation related. Table One was all about zoetropes. These pre-film animation devices spin a sequence of images to simulate motion. Learn more about my process in fabricating one in this post. I was a little surprised the zoetrope table was a big hit and consistently full. I […]
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