the loop
Principles of Hand Drawn Animation


Principles of Hand Drawn Animation

September 10 2019, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
September 17 2019, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
September 24 2019, 6:00 - 9:00 pm


This 3 week beginner’s course covers the fundamentals of hand-drawn animation.  Using examples and comprehensive exercises this course endeavors to explore the 12 Principles of Animation (squash and stretch, anticipation, staging, etc). All participants can expect to produce at least one short animated sequence through this workshop. There are only 8 available spots in this workshop, to maximize one-on-one instructor time.


All materials for this workshop will be provided by SAW Video for participants. The workshop will be facilitated using iPads and iPens. If you have any accessibility questions or requests, please let us know at or by phone at 613-238-7648 x.4. 

If you care to do so, feel free to bring a notebook, laptop or tablet along with you for note-taking purposes (no distracting images please).


SAW Video members, professional artists, creators, arts workers, cultural workers, admirers and or advocates for video and media arts are encouraged to register.  

If access to funds is a barrier to participation we encourage you to email Limited subsidies are available on request.