CHECK OUT OUR EXPANDED SCHEDULE!

 

FREE OPEN LABS!  Every student who registers for classes can use our animation equipment, free of charge, during Open Lab hours.  Fall hours are Saturday’s from 10:00 am. 2:00 pm. (The lab will be closed NOVEMBER 25th, for Thanksgiving weekend).

 

REGISTERING FOR CLASSES

To register for classes, click on the “Register Now” button at the end of the course you’d like to enroll in.  This will take you to our application questionnaire.  Answer each question in the questionnaire, indicating which class(es) you are interested in.  Make sure to do this *even if you’ve already taken courses at Rocky Mountain Animation Labs*.  Our enrollment coordinator will contact you within 1 to 2 business days to finalize the enrollment process.  Once your enrollment has been completed, you will be emailed an invoice which you can pay either online with a credit card or paypal account, or in person by check or cash.   All classes are held at our studio in the Smiley Building Room 3B, 1309 E 3rd Ave, Durango, Co 81301.


FALL WEEKLY CLASSES! 

Each class is 1 and a half hours long and meets weekly for a total of 10 sessions.  All classes begin the week of September 18th and conclude the 1st week of December.

 

MONDAYS

LEGO ANIMATION

Date: September 18th – November 27th
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
All Ages

This class will introduce students not only to basic and intermediate Lego animation techniques, but also to many of the Disney 12 Principles of animation. Each week will focus on implementing new animation principles and techniques through unique, lego-based animation assignments.
$475 (Early sign up $425*)

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TUESDAYS

ANIMATION MADNESS

ANIMATION MADNESS!
Date: September 19th – November 28th
Time:  3:00 – 4:30 pm
Ages: 8 – 12

Animation Madness is our introductory course in animation. Animation techniques for cel, cut-out, stop-motion, and pixellation will be explored along with basic skills for animating on the home computer! In addition to creating animation, we’ll watch a variety of animated films that exemplify the techniques being taught.

$475 (Early sign up $425*)

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INTRODUCTION TO STOP MOTION

INTRODUCTION TO STOP MOTION ANIMATION
Date: September 19th – November 28th
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm
All Ages

This course introduces the basics of stop-motion animation. Creating stop-motion characters using clay, wire armatures, and basic ball and socket armatures will be explored along with the basic principles of lighting and photography for stop motion. Prerequisite: Animation Madness -or- Instructor Approval. Call for information.
$475 (Early sign up $425*)

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WEDNESDAYS

ADVANCED ANIMATION

Date: September 20th – November 29th
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
All Ages

This class is available to all students who have taken Animation Madness, Introduction to Stop Motion, & Intermediate Stop Motion.  Students will work on a variety of projects supervised by the instructor, while at the same time learning advanced techniques for creating and improving animation skills.
$475 (Early sign up $425*)

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THURSDAYS

ANIMATION MADNESS

Date: September 21st – November 30th
Time: 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Ages: 8 – 12

Animation Madness is our introductory course in animation. Animation techniques for cel, cut-out, stop-motion, and pixellation will be explored along with basic skills for animating on the home computer! In addition to creating animation, we’ll watch a variety of animated films that exemplify the techniques being taught.
$475 (Early sign up $425*)

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INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING 

Date: September 21st-November 30th

Time: 5:00-6:30pm

Ages: 8 and up

Drawing, in its most basic definition, is making a picture or diagram with a pencil, pen, or crayon. The goal of this class is to teach the basics of drawing using techniques utilized by animators and fine artists. This class will teach students the necessary basics of drawing to improve their skills, while learning how animators use drawing. We will cover: Blind Contour, Contour, Gesture, Perspectives, Value, and Positive/Negative. All Supplies are included!

$475 (Early sign up $425*)

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FRIDAYS

Fridays are a special day at Rocky Mountain Animation Labs – we offer a rotating schedule of activities ranging from free short courses, open lab activities, and Free Movie nights.  Please be sure to check our calendar for currently scheduled events!

 

SATURDAYS

OPEN LABS!

Date: September 23rd – December 2nd
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
All Ages

 

Open labs provide our animation students the opportunity to either work on assignments or simply create and experiment!  This is free for all enrolled students.  Lab is supervised by an instructor.

 

* To receive the early sign-up discount you must register and pay for your course(s) by September 1st, 2017

Register for RMAL Fall Classes NOW!

Clicking the “Register Now” button takes you to a questionnaire where you will answer questions about your age, the courses you are interested in, and your previous arts experience.  There is no application fee. After receiving your application, our enrollment coordinator will contact you with enrollment information within 1 – 2 days.  It’s that easy!   Students under age 18 should have parental permission before applying.  Feel free to call if you have any questions!

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