Digital Animation at LaVilla
Led by Kris Campbell
Students must have completed digital art and animation in 6th grade with Teaching Artist Kris Campbell. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for approval prior to enrolling in this course.
Students must be enrolled at LaVilla School of the Arts to register for this course. This course will provide the tools needed to enjoy the process of creating and animating stories. Students will be introduced to the 12 principles of animation, learn basic concepts of physics and how they apply to animated motion and body mechanics. They will also learn how to tell a story and create their own animated short films.
In-person courses will follow the DCPS schedule for holidays and school closures.
This program is funded by the Kids Hope Alliance.
Media Arts Teaching Artist
Kris Campbell earned a bachelor’s degree in art education from the University of North Florida and worked as an educator at the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens for several years. She began teaching visual art for elementary school students in Duval County, developing film and animation programs for fifth graders, which she ran for 14 years. Kris then moved to a middle school where she taught film production. She currently teaches digital art and animation at LaVilla School of the Arts and continues to grow the school’s cinematic arts program. Kris joined the CAP team in 2019.