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Hand-Drawn Animation With Leslie Supnet


Saturday, Oct. 17th | 1-4pm | Zoom Session

 *Note:  This workshop will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email with the link to participate.

Create fast & fun hand-drawn GIFs between 3s – 10s long during this remote workshop with Leslie Supnet. Learn some of the basics of animation such as squash & stretch, easing, timing and more through the creation of animated GIFs. We will upload them to the web to share them with the world. No experience necessary. Just patience and willingness to learn! And no, you don’t need to know how to draw! We will be drawing on paper – not in Photoshop.

– 1 or 2 packs of 100 4″x6″ index cards (white or whatever colour of your choosing)
– pencils, markers, pencil crayons, paint and/or Sharpies
– masking tape

– phone (for it’s camera), point and shoot camera, or any camera you have that can take digital photos, or a scanner
– tripod for you camera or phone that you can have pointed down to shoot overhead
– adjustable lamps, clamp lights or some type of light source
– light table (preferred but OK if you don’t have one)*

*Participants have access to our light tables (which will be sanitized) before the workshop. Please email to pick up on Friday.


Leslie Supnet is a contemporary experimental filmmaker who creates media works that explore themes of loss, change and the passage of time. Using animation, live-action, found footage and material exploration, Supnet’s process is guided by lyricism and experimenting with analog and digital special effects. Leslie completed her MFA in Film at York University in 2016, and has previously taught at various artist-run centres in Canada, at OCAD University and through TIFF’s Reel Comfort program.



Notice Given:                                           Eligible for:

At least 7 days prior to start date               Full refund

7 days to 48 hours prior to start date        Full refund less 20% administration fee

Less than 48 hours prior to start date       No refund

The Winnipeg Film Group reserves the right to cancel any course where the minimum registration has not been met. Anyone registered for a course that has been cancelled is eligible for a full refund, Cancelled course fees may also be used towards any other Winnipeg Film Group training programs.

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30 Members, 60 General


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