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Paint on Glass Workshop with Charles Wilson coming to the CMC May 22

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still from My Love

still from My Love /Alexander Petrov

still from Black Soul

still from Black Soul /Martine Chartrand

still from This is Your Museum Speaking

still from This is Your Museum Speaking /Lynn Smith

Have you ever walked through a museum and wondered what it would be like if the paintings on the walls could move?  Alexander Petrov, Martine Chartrand and Lynn Smith used the answer to that question to make amazing works of animated art like the Academy Award-nominated film "My Love" and the award winning NFB films "Blalck Soul" and "This is your Museum Speaking".  The Community Media Center is hosting a workshop, taught by local animator Charles Wilson, so you can animate your paintings.  This workshop will incorporate techniques from two different styles of paint-on-glass animation:  strict paint-on-glass  and paint-on-glass/cut-out.
The Community Media Center's Paint on Glass Animation Workshop is now open for registration. Join Chuck Wilson and learn this technique on Saturday May 22 from 9am-5pm (there will be a one hour lunch break). Class held at our Education Annex at 1110 Wealthy SE. Cost $40 for members, $60 for non-members. Class size is limited.
Workshop instructor, Chuck Wilson is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of TEchnology's MFA Computer Animation program.  He has spent twenty years working on a wide range of projects ranging from technical writing and teaching to software design and development to forensic animation, independent animation and video production.  He currently works at Investigative Mechanics, Inc. where he produces forensic animations and videos of vehicle accidents and product failures for police departments, attorney's and insurance companies.  In his spare times, Charles works as a freelance animator and web designer under the name "Smudge Animation LLC"
To see more examples of this type of animation, visit and search for work by Martine Chartrand (strict paint-on-glass), and Lynn Smith (paint-on-glass/cutout)

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