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That’s a Wrap! Session 4

Animation/Storyboarding with Ariel: After spending the first week of this session sketching out ideas and thinking of short scenes to animate, campers in Digital Animation with Ariel made their own 12-to-24 frame animations using the mobile application Looom. Additionally, campers created physical flipbooks to house their animations. In Cartooning with Ariel, campers made comic books.…

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CASA Today – BONUS!

The Potters Studio with Lindsey: In The Potters Studio, campers have made self-portraits and characters from picture books out of clay. Campers have made the cactus from the book Hug Me and clay birds based on the characters in the book Bird on a Wire and have drawn inspiration from the animals depicted in Rainbow…

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CASA Today – 8/13/2020

Clay Club with Lindsey: In Clay Club with Lindsey, campers are making clay creations by hand – learning about and experimenting with pinch, coil, and slab techniques. Examples of clay creations include animals such as snails and mice, as well as characters from picture books. Picture books include Pete the Cat, Elmer, Dots, and Pigasso.…

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CASA Today – 8/12/2020

Cartooning with Ariel: In Cartooning with Ariel, campers are working on making their own comic books. Last week, campers sketched out characters they wanted in their stories and brainstormed ideas. This week, they’re taking those sketches and ideas and implementing them in their stories. Below are some sample sketches drawn by this class’ teacher, Ariel…

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CASA Today – 8/11/2020

8/11/2020 CASA TV with Devon: In CASA TV with Devon, campers have been sketching graphics for their news broadcast – drawing characters who are involved with the stories they are reporting on. Below are screenshots taken last week: And here are some screenshots from this week: Movie Magic with Devon: Earlier in Movie Magic with…

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CASA Today – 8/10/2020

8/10/2020 Cartooning with Ariel: In Cartooning with Ariel, campers are learning how to illustrate their own comic books. On Monday, campers made spontaneous drawings, learning how to quickly illustrate characters when on a time limit (with time limits ranging from 1 to 5 minutes). This exercise enabled campers to make dynamic drawings with simple and…

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CASA Today – 8/6/2020

8/6/2020 Digital Animation with Ariel: As campers work on their 12 to 24 frame flipbook-style animations, below is a sample animation made by this class’ teacher, Ariel Quezada: CASA TV with Devon: Earlier this week in CASA TV with Devon, campers brainstormed ideas for make-believe news stories and selected roles (such as field reporter, anchor,…

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CASA Today – 8/5/2020

8/5/2020 Movie Magic with Devon: In Movie Magic with Devon, campers today learned about lighting and how it can make or break special effects. Additionally, campers looked at computer-generated effects and their implementation in live action films, talking about blending and about how adding surface imperfections, pores and subtle folds for human skin, shine, hairs,…

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CASA Today – 8/4/2020

8/4/2020 Digital Animation with Ariel: In Digital Animation with Ariel, campers this week and next will work on creating 12 to 24 frame animations. Below is a video demonstrating how these flipbook-style animations are illustrated frame by frame: Riddle Answer! Yesterday’s riddle was the following: What word is spelled wrong in every dictionary? If your…

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CASA Today – 8/3/2020

8/3/2020 Just because CASA is virtual this summer doesn’t mean campers don’t get to have a lot of fun! We’ll keep you updated here on the exciting activities going on in different classes and the stupendous creations of CASA campers. Today primarily consisted of introductions, so instead of an update we have an activity: What…

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That’s a Wrap! Session 3

Art with Aundrae: This session in Watercolor and Glue Painting with Aundrae, campers have completed a continuous line exercise, in which they drew lines and shapes without picking up their pencils, and watercolor paintings of ice cream. Additionally, campers have worked on blending colors by drawing a bee and coloring in the head and body…

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