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ART 228 - Animation I

Animation I introduces the student to the beginning concepts of classical animation.  The focus is the investigation of two-dimensional animation using the program of Macro-media Director MX.  Topics covered are writing for animation and history of animation, in addition to basic animation concepts such as character development, storyboarding, audio/music timing and screening.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisites:  Art 105 Introduction to Two-Dimensional Design, Art 107 Color Theory, Art 115 Beginning Drawing, Art 125 Introduction to Computer Graphics, Art 225 Illustration or ART 217 Advanced Drawing

Credits: 3
COM 228
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Illustrate a working knowledge of quality visual storytelling.
  2. Demonstrate a competent application of the animation principles in a time-based visualization.
  3. Demonstrate a competent application of foundation drawing skills.
  4. Apply animation computer software knowledge to other digital art forms.