Animated Figures: 3D Stop Motion Animation

11 Nov 2017 – 18 Nov 2017

Event times

10.30am - 4.30pm

Cost of entry

£130 / Members £97.50

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The Hepworth Wakefield

England, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • FREE CITY BUS The gallery is on the FreeCityBus route operated Monday – Saturday between 9.30am and 3pm.
  • The gallery is 0.3 miles from Wakefield Kirkgate train station (approximately 8 minutes walk) and 1 mile from Westgate train station (approximately 20 minutes walk).
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Work with animator Sheryl Jenkins to learn a variety of animation techniques. Construct models from clay, wire, wax and other materials and explore ways in which to move them.


Animator Sheryl Jenkins guides you through a range of animation techniques through which to creating movement in three-dimensional forms. Taking inspiration from Szapocznikow’s abstraction of bodily forms, you will create your own sculptural models using materials including clay, wire, wax and natural materialsand explore ways in which to move them. You will be encouraged to experiment with the abstraction of figurative forms, and consider narrative.

This workshop is suitable for artists with an existing practice wanting to explore animation in their work, or those who are complete beginners.


Half of the allocated places are offered to Members at the discounted rate of 25% off, sold on a first come, first served basis. Become a Member.

Book your place online or if you have any questions or special requirements then don't hesitate to get in touch by emailing or calling 01924 247398.

About the artist

Sheryl Jenkins is a freelance animator and filmmaker.  Her work includes collaborative projects with artists and organisations, educational activities with schools, colleges and universities, arts residencies, and animated content for theatre productions, festivals and television.

Sheryl uses traditional animation techniques including drawn, model/stop motion, and cut out.  She also uses materials such as textiles, photographs, collage, found objects and natural materials in her animated work.


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