COM 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: Art 125 Introduction to Audio Theory and Production
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Illustrate a working knowledge of quality visual storytelling.
- Demonstrate a competent application of the animation principles in a time-based visualization.
- Demonstrate a competent application of foundation drawing skills.
- Apply animation computer software knowledge to other digital art forms.