Free Art January's Animation Spectacular at MRAG

FREE: Maitland Regional Art Gallery will host a day of animation workshops including one with Jane Shadbolt, creator of "The Cartographer" (pictured). Picture: Supplied

FREE: Maitland Regional Art Gallery will host a day of animation workshops including one with Jane Shadbolt, creator of "The Cartographer" (pictured). Picture: Supplied

Maitland Regional Art Gallery will hold a free day of animation workshops, artist talks, live music and a screening of independent animated films on January 21. 

The Animation Spectacular, a part of the gallery’s Free Art January, will feature a stopmotion workshop with award winning filmmaker Jane Shadbolt.

People can learn how to make stop motion animation and discover how to turn ordinary everyday objects into motion picture masterpieces using only a phone or tablet. 

Animator-illustratorr Jessica McLeod-Yu will host an artist talk while web-comic illustrator Alex Scobell will give an introduction to the artform.

Jessica McLeod-Yu

The Animation Spectacular will run from 11am until 8pm.

More info on Free Art January at mrag.org.au