ART-345: Intro to Animation Techniques

3 credit hours

This course focuses on the exploration of animation techniques and materials. Beginning with hand and non-computer originated animation, students will progress through stop motion, working under the camera, live action compositing, and live motion-capture animation. The fundamentals of animated movement, timing and sound design/editing will be explored. Throughout the course students will read about the history and contemporary movements impacting animation, as well as screen and discuss a wide range of independent animated work from different time periods, cultures, techniques, and the application of animation within art.

Prerequisites: ART-140ART-235ART-245