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We held pixilation workshops for elementary school students during the Summer holidays!

UPDATE 2014.09.01

Following the last year, we held pixilation workshops for elementarykids! !

Despite the usual August rain, it was a bright and sunny day.
Great weather for pixilation! !

More than 20 students gathered in both Tsukinoura and Ohno Elementary
Schools in Onojo as members of the Kitosu Club.

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As soon as weentered the gymnasiumwe were greeted with a
"What are we going to do today?!" from the excited children.

Through a fun lesson teacher Kacho answered
"What is pixilation? And what is Mont Blanc Pictures?"
and got everyone excited to shoot their own pixilation.

Pixilation= Stop motion animation using the human body.

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The children were also able to grasp the concept easily after trying a couple shots.

The children would then start saying things like "Teacher! Is this ok?
What would happen if I dothis?"
as unique ideas started to rapidly emerge from them.

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Starting from zero, they learned through moving their bodies, and werethen able to apply it themselves,
and the MontBlanc staff were also impressed with the infinite possiblities displayed by them.

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Then at the end we watched all their pixilation work edited together.

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As we were leaving we received encouraging words, "I want to do it
again!" "Please come again next year!", from the children, making it a
great end to a good day for the MontBlanc staff as well.

Thank you to the Kitosu club in Tsukinoura and Ohno Elementary! !

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