ONSITE: Stop-Motion Animation with Puppets

Bring a handmade puppet to life! Learn all of the basics of the stop-frame animation process and create your very own handcrafted puppets. This course covers the fabrication of puppetry, storytelling, set building, and the technique of stop-motion animation. Plan to leave with with an understanding of stop-frame animation techniques, your puppets, and your very own short animation!

Special Notes

  • Please bring an ipad or tablet and tripod. Tablet must be able to use the downloadable app "Stop Motion Studio". If you need to borrow an iPad during class time, please contact [email protected] and we may have extras! Other materials needed for your videos will be discussed during class.
  • Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.
  • Students must follow social distancing protocols and wear masks at all times. For more info visit This is an On-site course. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program: if interested please visit
About the Instructor

Evie Metz

I am a photographer, animator, video artist, and all around multidisciplinary maker. I earned my BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD and my MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. My art practice is centered in desire, pushing the boundaries of human strength and the limited nature of our humanness with the intention for us to transcend it.

Instagram: @eviemetz

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Nicholas Daly

Nick Daly is a Richmond-based artist working primarily in sound composition and recording, as well as stop-frame animation. His formal background is in traditional drawing and painting, and he earned his BFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art.

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ONSITE: Stop-Motion Animation with Puppets

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Class Details
September 27 - November 156 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Mon
Tuition: $250.00
Member Tuition: $225.00
Additional fees apply
Level: All Levels