Animation Saturdays!

Sarah Timberlake Taylor, The Art Effect’s award-winning animation instructor, will visit the Hudson Area Library this fall to lead a series of dynamic, experimental animation workshops, with opportunities for both young adults and adults.


  • Saturday, October 30: Spooky Stop Motion Animation, 10am – 4pm, for ages 10-14.
    Join us for some ghoulish fun as we set up stop motion sets and animate our very own supernatural stories.
  • Saturday, November 20: Mixed Media Animation, 12pm – 4pm, for adults.
    Mix it up by incorporating multiple mediums! We’ll push the limits as we combine different styles of animation to create our own unique experimental shorts.
  • PAST DATE: Saturday, October 9: Digital Animation, 12pm – 4pm, for ages 10-14.
    Get animated on iPads using apps like Flip-a-clip and Procreate as you learn the steps you need to become a skilled animator.

Location: All workshops will take place in person at the Hudson Area Library. Masks and social distancing are required for all attendees.

Registration: Space is limited. To register for a session, email or call 518-828-1792 x101. 

This project is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrants Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by CREATE Council on the Arts.

The Art Effect is located at 45 Pershing Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY. The Art Effect’s core mission is to empower young people to develop their creative voice to shape their futures and bring about positive social change.

Sarah Timberlake Taylor has been teaching videography, animation and experimental film at The Art Effect for over five years. A Bard Film  alumna, Sarah often works with fellow alumni documentarian Kevin Schreck as an assistant editor, and line produced Persistence of Vision, his award-winning work focused on animator Richard Williams.

CREATE Council on the Arts’ mission is to support and advance the arts and cultural community by broadening and enriching creative resources and economic growth in the region.