DESAN 101

Introduction to Drawing for Pre-Animation

Design College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

This course will introduce drawing techniques for animators including scene composition, object placement, image sequencing, and camera angles. Students will learn to draw two-dimensional objects that appear to be three-dimensional with an appropriate sense of volume, weight, and balance.

When Taught

Fall Term 1; Winter Term 1.

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

1

Fixed

1

Fixed

1

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0

Other Prerequisites

Pre-animation majors

Title

Perspective Drawing

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to use perspective drawing to draw believable, dimensional objects in a scene.

Title

Visual Storytelling

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to compose visual elements in a frame with the purpose of telling a story.

Title

Camera Angles

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to use camera position and the sequence of camera shots to tell a simple story.