Fine Arts Media and Design:

Drawing for Animators

NOTE: This program is temporarily paused and is not accepting new students. If you would like to be informed when registration re-opens, please fill out the form found here.

Learn the tricks of the trade from industry pros with Sheridan's Drawing for Animators Workshop program.. Choose one or more of our specially designed workshops aimed at high school students and young adults who aspire to delve into the world of arts and animation.

Develop your portfolio of work. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

Students are welcome to enrol in whichever course best fits their academic needs. Workshops can be taken separately or in combination with other workshops. There is no recommended program pathway.

These courses are part of the Drawing for Animators Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Course(s)

These courses can be taken separately or in a combination of your choice

Animation 101
Course Code:
ANIM77096
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Character Design
Course Code:
ANIM77009
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Life Drawing
Course Code:
ANIM77008
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Perspective Drawing
Course Code:
ANIM77010
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Storyboarding
Course Code:
ANIM77011
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

COVID-19 Programming Note

This program is temporarily paused and is not accepting new students. If you would like to be informed when registration re-opens, please fill out the form found here.

Program Delivery

These are part-time workshops, and are delivered via on-campus (synchronous) classroom. 

Program Description

Are you in high-school and already thinking about your post-secondary journey? Do you have a love of art? Are you ready to build your portfolio of work under the guide of seasoned Sheridan instructors? Welcome to Sheridan's Drawing for Animators Workshops! 

Designed for high school students who are looking to build their portfolio of work, choose one of our specially designed courses aimed at helping you delve into the world of animation. With everything from Animation 101 to Storyboarding, you'll be able to hone you skillset and learn with the best. 

Workshops are taught by faculty from Sheridan’s prestigious Honours Bachelor of Animation program, who will instruct you in the very classrooms that are home to the next generation of Sheridan’s elite students. Our small class sizes afford opportunity for one-on-one mentoring and ongoing support. 

Upon completion of these workshops, students will be able to:

  • Tell a story through movement of animated figures 
  • Understand the importance of animation abilities such as squash and stretch, staging, exaggeration, and more 
  • Strengthen your character design with believable characters ready for the animation process 
  • Understand basic human anatomy through proportion, silhouette, perspective, movement, and more 
  • Creating geometric forms with one and two point perspective
  • and more! 

Come experience what Sheridan College does best. Learn, draw and excel!

Recommended Program Pathway

Students are welcome to enrol in whichever course best fits their academic needs. Workshops can be taken separately or in combination with other workshops. There is no recommended program pathway.

Age Requirement

Students participating in this program must be sixteen (16) years of age or older. There are no exceptions. This program is designed for high-school students

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-874-4440.