Introduction to Animation
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Goals: To develop basic skills in the creation of animated characters and environments sufficient to sustain a short narrative. To develop the critical and technical skills necessary to form and evaluate animated work for its abilities to sustain a narrative and/or critically communicate to an intended audience. Content: An overview of the development of digital animation as an artist’s tool, work flow processes in animation design and realization, software options and uses for digital animation, storyboard creation and constructing an animation sequence. Students will be working on a number of animation projects during the semester. Taught: Every other year Note: Students with extensive animation production experience should contact the Department for a portfolio review to see if their work qualifies them for a 3000 level course. Credits: 4
Akre, John, "DMA1470-01.Introduction to Animation.Sp17.Akre,John" (2017). Syllabi. 12098.