ART-4075 Advanced Digital: Animation & Motion Graphics

3 credits

Prerequisite: ART-2110

This course offers artistic and theoretical principles in animation. Students will be taught basic motion graphic techniques including Straight Ahead Animation, Squash and Stretch, Anticipation, and Rotoscoping. The course covers both traditional styles of animation (Frame by Frame, motion and shape tweens), basic 2D Character rigging, and experimental techniques. Students will be exposed to work created by innovators of animation to gain insight into applying theory and techniques. The class will also provide an environment where students can share their work, ideas, and critique each other's progress.