IN PERSON! Summer Traditional Animation Camp

Arts Workshop

Workshop Details

Melodie LitwinAn exciting introduction to the fundamentals of animation begins IN PERSON at MTM College on 2944 Danforth Avenue, July 25th at 12pm EST!  We will be exploring techniques in 2D hand-drawn animation that can later be applied to any animation medium down the road. This intuitive 2D hand-drawn Traditional Animation Camp will allow you to explore and foster your creativity.

Beginning with simple but important concepts like Timing and Spacing, Squash and stretch, animating arcs eventually culminating with a walking character.

By the end of the Traditional Animation Camp, students will have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of animation that they can apply to future animation courses as they continue their artistic journey.

This beginner-level 2D hand-drawn animation workshop is open to anyone 13 – 17 with a general interest in animation or art.


Material costs are not covered in the cost of registration. Please ensure you have the following items prior to the first session. A drawing table and peg bar will be available for students to use.

  • Pencils (Optional: Col-Erase Pencils)
  • Animation Paper
  • Animation Software for Pencil Tests (examples: Rough Animator, Stop Motion Studio, Monkey Jam, FlipaClip, or other software of choice)
  • Notetaking materials (pad of lined paper, pen, sketchbook, or laptop)

A more detailed list of these materials will be provided to those who register for the class.

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About the Instructor

Bryce Hallet is the instructor for Max the Mutt's online 2D animation course available online

BRYCE HALLETT is a Toronto-based independent animator with over 20 years of experience. He is a graduate of Classical Animation at Sheridan College, Graphic design at Canadore College and studied Film and TV production at Humber College. His freelance career spans the gamut of creating animation and motion graphics for documentaries, Tv commercials, educational films, sketch comedy, music videos and the odd video game App. In addition to animating he enjoys sharing his expertise by teaching courses and workshops at various institutions including The Toronto Animated Image Society, Teletoon, Sheridan College, Seneca College and OCAD University.

 He is the illustrator of the book “ Animation Unleashed: 100 Principles Every Animator, Comic Book Writer, Filmmaker, Video Artist and Game Developer Should Know”, written by Ellen Besen. Currently, they are working on the second edition expected out sometime next year.

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