Yesterday, I taught a 2 hour workshop on Xavier University's campus for the New Orleans 100 Black Men chapter's mentee program. It was an awesome experience. Both kids and adults were captivated and asking plenty of questions. I taught them about the basics of animation, the different types, jobs in animation and we ended with a project. The students made flipbooks using post-it note pads. I helped them work through their ideas and there were some quality animations made. For a couple of them, my response (in my head) was, "Wow! I taught THEM how to do THAT?!" We had 3 young men that won Walmart gift cards provided by the chapter. All in all, it was a great experience and I look forward to working with them again.
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