Free animation workshop offered

A schematic drawing of an air-to-air heat exchanger from an animation created by workshop instructor Naomi Hutchquist for the Alaska Center for Energy and Power.
Photo by Naomi Hutchquist
This drawing of an air-to-air heat exchanger comes from an animation created by workshop instructor Naomi Hutchquist for the Alaska Center for Energy and Power.

Date: Sept. 13, 15, 17
Time: 3-5 p.m.
Location: Online

A free animation workshop Sept. 13-17 will teach how to create engaging data visualizations.

The workshop will focus on making animated infographics using an open-source, multifaceted program called Blender.

The Alaska National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research is hosting the workshop.

Naomi Hutchquist, an EPSCoR data visualization specialist, will teach the course from 3-5 p.m. Sept. 13, 15 and 17. Each day will include an hour of demonstration followed by an hour to address specific questions and problems.

No animation experience or UA affiliation are required for the course, which will adopt a joint in-person/virtual format (COVID permitting). See this form for more information and to sign up.