It starts with the imagination of the children. They become the story tellers. Storytelling is, after all, a principle motivation for art making. They take ownership in the process and are filled with excitement which keeps them engaged. We encourage free thinking, collaboration, curiosity and positivity.
Claymation incites the interest and the enthusiasm of the children with the possibility of creating their own movie. This interest and enthusiasm awakens a constructive energy . Claymation becomes a catalyst for physical and mental design to happen.
Is all about process. It begins with the curiosity of how something works. We encourage them to solve problems on their own. This hands on learning leads them to improvements and innovations.
We bring to the class, a variety of materials. The kids are open to select any they would like. From the ordinary like straws or blocks to found objects in nature like rocks or shells, we encourage the making process.
Creating their character, designing & making the movie sets and understanding how things move requires the skills of an engineer, a mathematician, and an artist.
Introduction of weight, scale, timing, fractions in film-making.
Understanding gravity, balance, strength of materials.
Learning the basic concepts of audio/video recording, editing and music/sound effect placement.