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APSU students’ video about the 24 Hours Animation Contest goes viral on TikTok

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) animation students made it as finalists in a 24 Hours Animation Contest then earned more than 2 million views on a behind-the-scenes TikTok video.

A screen capture from the team's 24 hours video. (APSU)

A screen capture from the team’s 24 hours video. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University art professor Scott Raymond presents at National Animation Conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU)’s Scott Raymond, a former DreamWorks animator who worked on films such as “Trolls” and “Kung Fu Panda 3,” recently participated in a couple of panel discussions for the SIGGRAPH 2020 virtual conference, one of the animation industry’s major annual events.

Scott Raymond, associate professor of animation at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

Scott Raymond, associate professor of animation at Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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“Fortnite” lead technical animator Kaye Vassey to visit Austin Peay State University

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Art + Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome animator and comic strip artist, Kaye Vassey, to Austin Peay State University.

“We’re super excited to have Kaye Vassey visit Austin Peay State University,” Scott Raymond, associate professor of animation, said.

On October 23rd, animator and comic strip artist Kaye Vassey will give a lecture at the Austin Peay State University ARt + Design Building.

On October 23rd, animator and comic strip artist Kaye Vassey will give a lecture at the Austin Peay State University ARt + Design Building.

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APSU’s Scott Raymond creates animated T-Rex Dinosaur for Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards

 

APSU - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Despite how the old saying goes, at Austin Peay State University, those who can really do teach.

Assistant professor of animation Scott Raymond recently came to APSU following a successful career in computer animation, working for DreamWorks Animation on recent films, including “Kung Fu Panda 3,” “Home,” “Penguins of Madagascar” and “Mr. Peabody and Sherman.”

T-Rex dinosaur chasing Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards host Blake Shelton. T-Rex was animated by APSU professor Scott Raymond.

T-Rex dinosaur chasing Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards host Blake Shelton. T-Rex was animated by APSU professor Scott Raymond.

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Clarksville Academy second graders Stories Animated by APSU Art Students

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Earlier this week, a crowd gathered along the edges of a red carpet running through the lobby of the Austin Peay State University Trahern Building. They held up smartphone cameras and leaned over each other, trying to get a better view.

The whole thing felt a bit like an old Hollywood movie premiere, and that feeling only increased when, at 1:00pm, the doors opened and the students in Frances Traughber’s second grade class at Clarksville Academy shuffled down the carpet.

Austin Peay State University Animation Class

Austin Peay State University Animation Class

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Enjoy Summer Activities with EDGE!

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS) is offering wonderful programs during the month of June for Fort Campbell youth. Experience, Develop, Grow, and Excel (EDGE) is an opportunity for kids to experience cutting edge art, fitness, life skills and adventure programs.

Come get Tangled every Monday during June at Taylor Youth Center, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. If you like to doodle then you will love this fun pen, pencil and ink art class. The art of “tangling” is a creative art form where you can develop focus and dexterity. We provide the supplies, and participants bring creativity. Participants will take home a portfolio of patterns, and skills they can use to design journals, scrapbooks, clothing, and more. There are twelve spaces for youth ages 11 to 18. «Read the rest of this article»

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Father and Daughter: A film about longing

 

Michael Dudok de Wit’s Father and DaughterA father says goodbye to his young daughter and leaves. As the wide Dutch landscapes live through their seasons so the girl lives through hers. She becomes a young woman, has a family and in time she becomes old, yet within her there is always a deep longing for her father.

Father and Daughter is a film about longing, the kind of longing which quietly, yet totally, affects our lives. — Michael Dudok de Wit

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