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Raymond M.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Jury Prize from SLOIFF film festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Raymond M.

13 Reviews
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Private Animation Teacher

I teach about different types of animation,. I can do lessons on Claymation, Traditional 2D Cartoon Animation, Rotoscoping, Stop-Motion Animation, etc.

2D Cartoon Animation:
Learn the basic principles of 2D Cartoon Animation and the application of those principles in bringing a character to life through the mechanics of motion. Learn how to draw characters and create a walking animation(s) with the help of movement guides.

StopMotion / Claymation:
Students learn to explore the hands-on process of Stop-Motion through setting up characters and sets, using LEGO®s, Clay, and other materials. They would be taking the digital snapshots and putting together/editing their film via computer or Smartphone.

Rotoscoping:
Learn the animation techniques that animators use to mimic motion picture footage, frame by frame, to produce realistic action.

About Raymond

I am a Cartoonist, Animator and Credentialed Teacher. I have published cartoons in books, magazines, newspapers, and e-cards. I have also created animated film shorts for film festivals around the world. I teach contract art/computer classes throughout the year in San Luis Obispo County. I teach

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A.
My son gained basic knowledge of the coding software taught in the class.
Tiffany
Raymond was a very kind and patient teacher. My 13 year old enjoyed his class and even helped him with some imagination exercises to open his mind. I will definitely be continuing with his classes. Thank you Raymond!
Emma
I have had the pleasure of meeting Raymond online, lovely to talk to, a great listener with awesome ideas and also so helpful too!

Raymond has a wonderful illustration style, bold, fun and full of charm that wins the hearts of all that discover his amazing work!

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Raymond's art and working with him!

Ruth H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Emmy Award for the First Season of The Simpsons from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
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Ruth H.

7 Reviews
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Private Animation Teacher

Learn to make your drawings come alive! Whatever you decide, whether to begin with basic exercises in movement, or to plot out your own story from scratch to final video output, I can guide you through all the steps needed to produce animation. Making cartoons is never easy, but if you have persistence of vision and don't mind hard work, this is for YOU!

About Ruth

As an Emmy award winning animation artist with 27 years in the animation industry, I founded the non profit, EDU DESIGNS, to bring the arts back into schools. Check out my blog there for more information. I created the first Art Textbook to reference Math Standards to help teachers without an ar

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MATT
Wonderful experience!
Jasmine
Ruth brings her years of professional training & experience along with a humble, cheerful, teacherly personality. She is a jewel and I count myself very lucky to have found such a genuine & gifted artist.
Renata
Ruth is an absolute delight! She is not only talented but also kind which makes her a wonderful teacher. I would highly recommend her without any reservations!
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Stacy D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Medical Art, Masters of Science from University of Dundee
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Stacy D.

1 Review
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Animation brings so much life to a character or environment! With 2D animation we can bring movement and life to your super hero, dancer, action star, butterfly, or anything else you cant think of! Animation is fun for all ages and all levels of artists!

About Stacy

I'm an Artist from Buffalo, New York and I'm super excited to start teaching and sharing what I've learned and practied with others! In 2017, I received my Bachelor's Degree from University at Buffalo in Biological Sciences with a Minor in Studio Art, and my Master's from University of Dundee in

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Kathryn Souris
Excellent teaching skills, very knowledgeable.
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Joni K.
best ever

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Eric C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Brandom Hom Award from Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts
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Eric C.

3 Reviews
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Online Animation Teacher

Want to learn how to create stunning 2D and 3D animations, digital designs, visual effects, or other forms of computer graphics? Whether you're an absolute beginner or seasoned professional, I've got the experience and diverse skillset to help you succeed.

I am a 2D/3D animator & designer who has been creating computer graphics professionally for over a decade, and work full time as a Lead Animator. My regular work includes animation and motion graphics, 3D modeling and rendering, compositing, visual effects, graphic design, and film/audio editing.

My work can be seen in museums across North America including the National World War II Museum, the San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico, the Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, and the Canadian History Hall in Quebec. I have also created animation for documentaries such as the Emmy-nominated "Birth of a Movement" and "Give Me the Banjo," narrated by Steve Martin.

I am passionate about teaching and love helping folks with

About Eric

Greetings! I am a 2D and 3D Lead Animator & Designer who has been creating computer graphics professionally at a Boston production company for nearly a decade. My regular work includes animation and motion graphics, 3D modeling and rendering, compositing, visual effects, graphic design, and film/au

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Scott P.
Eric has experience with map animation that gives him insight into how to help me with my particular project and the specific help with animation that I need.
Rachael O.
My son is dyslexic and Eric is so patient with him. He's learning things I never thought would be possible and enjoying everything about his time with Eric! As a parent, working with Eric is very easy. He cares about his students and really wants them to enjoy their time with him. Anyone would be lucky to have him as a teacher/ tutor!
JeM
Eric was helpful. I had a quick intro in to what I needed to know for my project and what tools would be most useful.

It would have been ideal, if I had known ahead of time that he was not well-versed on all features of Adobe Creative Cloud, but at least I know what is possible with his expertise.

Otherwise Eric conveyed a professional competence and was easy to talk to.

Sofia R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA Communications from University of Phoenix
  • Awarded Art McCandis Distinguished Service Award from City of Chula vista
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Sofia R.

7 Reviews
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Online Animation Teacher

Create animations as well as interactive animations while learning the basics, concepts, and interface of Flash CS6!

About Sofia

Hi, I am a high school teacher and have been teaching Multimedia and Video Production for the last ten years. I have also taught adults and used to have summer camps for kids ages 6-13 to teach them Photoshop, Film, and Flash. I am outgoing, creative and enjoy seeing others create original works of

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Nicolas
Ms.Gray is one of the best teachers I've ever had. She was a mentor and a friend. She actually cared about my understanding, not just the homework. I'd recommend her classes to anyone!
Raudel
Sophia is awesome. Very patient and really knows what she is teaching about. I got to learn photoshop really quick thanks to her.
Valentina
Very helpful and knows what she is doing. She explains things in a very easy to understand way, I am now a pro at photoshop!

Ruth H.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Ruth H.

8 Reviews
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Online Animation Teacher

Learn to make your drawings come alive! Whatever you decide, whether to begin with basic exercises in movement, or to plot out your own story from scratch to final video output, I can guide you through all the steps needed to produce animation. Making cartoons is never easy, but if you have persistence of vision and don't mind hard work, this is for YOU!

About Ruth

As an Emmy award winning animation artist with 27 years in the animation industry, I founded the non profit, EDU DESIGNS, to bring the arts back into schools. Check out my blog there for more information. I created the first Art Textbook to reference Math Standards to help teachers without an ar

Recent Reviews
MATT
Wonderful experience!
Jasmine
Ruth brings her years of professional training & experience along with a humble, cheerful, teacherly personality. She is a jewel and I count myself very lucky to have found such a genuine & gifted artist.
Renata
Ruth is an absolute delight! She is not only talented but also kind which makes her a wonderful teacher. I would highly recommend her without any reservations!

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Average Cost of Animation Lessons in Seattle, WA

The average cost of 60-minute animation lessons in Seattle is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $58 and $67 per hour.
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"Joey is a great teacher and artist!!!"
Alexandrea
Took Animation lessons from Joey F.
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"My son is dyslexic and Eric is so patient with him. He's learning things I never thought would be possible and enjoying everything about his time with Eric! As a parent, working with Eric is very easy. He cares about his students and really wants them to enjoy their time with him. Anyone would be lucky to have him as a teacher/ tutor!"
Rachael
Took Animation lessons from Eric C.
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"Eric has experience with map animation that gives him insight into how to help me with my particular project and the specific help with animation that I need."
Scott
Took Animation lessons from Eric C.
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"Very Knowledgeable, Helped me with Blender,was a positive experience..."
John Leseberg
Took Animation lessons from David S.
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"David is a great teacher, possessing a relaxed, friendly teaching style and a thorough knowledge of various art paths."
Jeremy
Took Animation lessons from David S.
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"David did a great job of teaching how to use Blender, the free Animation Software. I look forward to learning more!"
Ken
Took Animation lessons from David S.
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"He's a good instructor and he deserves a lot of love"
Virginia
Took Animation lessons from David S.
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"David really made sure I got the proper instruction and support to achieve my goals. I recommend using him any time you have a need for dedicated help that is all good with no negitive nonsense!"
Kurt
Took Animation lessons from David S.
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"Joey is a fantastic teacher. My daughter really enjoyed his lessons. Highly recommended."
Dwight
Took Animation lessons from Joey F.
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"Eric was helpful. I had a quick intro in to what I needed to know for my project and what tools would be most useful.

It would have been ideal, if I had known ahead of time that he was not well-versed on all features of Adobe Creative Cloud, but at least I know what is possible with his expertise.

Otherwise Eric conveyed a professional competence and was easy to talk to."
JeM
Took Animation lessons from Eric C.
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