Make a thaumatrope with Isgard Wild


Artform: Film and animation
The Challenge: Make a thaumotrope
What you will need: Cardboard, scissors, pens or pencils, glue, sticky tape and a circular object to draw around



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Find out more about Isgard Wild:

Isgard is a freelance artist who works mainly with mixed media, is a workshop co-ordinator for Film, Art & Animation and also a Lecturer in Film & TV at Exeter College. They have a BA in Fine Art from Plymouth University. Over the years Isgard has built strong links with The Exeter Phoenix, Thelma Hulbert gallery as a visiting artist and workshop co-ordinator. They also have experience working as a stylist, art director and assistant producer for music videos and films and is part of the core creative team & event team for the Lostwithiel Giants (in Cornwall). Isgard mainly uses the medium of film and animation (including flick books) in their work. See what else you can find out about Isgard here:


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