ART 282 : Character Animation

This course examines concepts, characters, and storyboards for character animation design and production. It emphasizes creating movement and expression using hand-drawn and electronically-processed image sequences. Character animation design practice focuses on a range of screen-based applications, including animation in information design and narrative animation, as well as experimental animation. Students study the basic principles of classical animation and produce a character cameo. They learn the basics of motion perception and the principles of character animation as well as the basics of vector animation, 3-D animation, and combining animation and interactivity in graphical user interfaces. Two lecture/critique hours and four studio hours a week. Competency met: Humanities (6.0). Spring


ART 112 and ART 260 or permission of the instructor or program coordinator.




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