2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANIM 233 - Introduction to 2-D Animation Techniques

3 CR
Students will study the basic principles of animation with an emphasis on the analysis of motion. An overview of the evolution of animation techniques will provide the student with examples of independent film work from early productions to the present day. Students will develop an understanding of basic animation terminology and will complete several individual animation exercises, as well as work on a group project. Appropriate software will be discussed and introduced within the context of each exercise. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate an introduction-level knowledge of concepts and fundamental processes of 2-D animation.
  2. Apply knowledge of the aesthetics of animation and its various styles.
  3. Critique 2-D animation in a professional manner using peer critique or self-reflection.
  4. Produce creative 2-D animation works reflective of personal, conceptual, historical or cultural significance.