Introduces the student to the basic techniques of animation, combining traditional and computer-generated skills. Teaches theoretical elements of the aesthetics of sequential imagery. Provides practical experience in two-dimensional animation. Exposes the student to a variety of animation techniques through lectures, presentations, classroom work, and outside assignments. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours. Studio instruction 2 hours. Total hours per week.
General Course Purpose
Teaches the concepts and techniques of basic, two-dimensional animation, both traditional and computer generated. Through hands-on experience the student will develop awareness and appreciation of well-designed animated productions, and give the student historical and current perspectives.
Prerequisite for this course is ART 121 - "Drawing I".
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to: