ART 204 - Animation II

Course Description

Effective: 2012-08-01

Builds on the student's skills in the techniques of animation developed in ART 203 Animation 1. Emphasizes computer-generated, high-quality animations. Teaches the advanced techniques of two- and three-dimensional computer animation.
(3-4 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours, Lab 2-4 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits

General Course Purpose

Animation II covers advanced concepts of two- and three-dimensional animation. Through hands-on experience the student will develop awareness and appreciation of well-designed animated productions, and give the student historical and current perspectives. This course will build on the studies completed in Animation I. Intermediate skills and techniques are applied to create more advanced animation projects using both traditional and computer generated techniques using current technology and software.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites are ART 121 Drawing I, ART 203 Animation 1. Pre or Co-requisite is ART 207 3D Model Rendering.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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