B.F.A. Degree in Animation {19-20} - Foundations in Animation

Course Code
ANIM 116  Credits
Title Foundations in Animation 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description A foundation course in which students learn the basic principles of animation, develop visual language, storytelling, and observation skills. Students explore various styles and methods of animation including 2D and 3D animation. Emphasis is placed on drawing, analysis of action, analysis of performance, blocking of action, and staging. Various technical topics covered include script, storyboarding, framerates, editing animatics, scanning, working with image sequences, aspect ratios, alpha channels, vector vs. raster art, compositing, and rendering.