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  • Paper Puppet Stop-Motion Animation Tutorial with Glenn Gear

    by De-ICE-olation | Jun 03, 2021

    In this session of the De-ICE-olation workshops, Glenn Gear teaches step by step instructions on how to create your own simple stop motion animation using his paper bear puppet printable template. From cutting out each articulating body part of the paper puppet, to outlining the process of using the computer program Stop Motion Studio, this two part workshop is a one-stop shop for anyone wanting to create their own magical wonderland animations! As an artist familiar with the accessibility problems that face small town Northerners, Gear is passionate about low budget, and experimental animation practices, making this the perfect tutorial for beginners. 

    Originally from Cornerbrook, NL, and currently living in Montreal, QC, Gear is a filmmaker and multimedia artist.  

  • Making Comics with Napatsi Folger

    by De-ICE-olation | Jun 02, 2021

    In this video, Napatsi Folger discusses her love for creating comics and how the art practice is much more than perceived. Comics are often not considered “real art”, but this disregards the versatility of the medium. The variety of styles and the topics covered in comics mean they have the ability to connect to a wide range of audiences. Comics can range from simple, black-and-white stick figures to colourful and finely detailed characters. This video shows audiences that comics can open up entire new worlds of possibilities.

    Born in Iqaluit, NU, and currently living in Vancouver, BC, Napatsi Folger is a comic artist as well as a fiction, non-fiction and children’s literature writer. 

  • How to Etch Glass with Raeann Brown

    by De-ICE-olation | Jun 02, 2021

    In this video, Raeann Brown teaches beginners how to etch glass from beginning to end, using a chemical etching technique. With a few materials like contact paper, a utility knife and etching cream, Brown demonstrates on her own mirror how viewers at home can create their own etched artworks. You will learn the tips and tricks Brown uses to map out her scenes, and get a list of materials you need to get started. 

    A glass-etcher and artist from Postville, Nunatsiavut, NL, Brown is the creative mind behind Inuky Glass Art.