Two-Dimensional Animation

Two-Dimensional Animation
Two-dimensional drawing for animators with emphasis on the fundamental principles of timing, acting, performance, overlapping action and volumes.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 6.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesDESAN 160 & DES 131; Animation BFA majors only.
 ProgramsContaining DESAN 262
Course Outcomes: 

Basic Body Language

Students will be able to analyze and apply basic body language to full-body animated scenes.

12 Principles of Animation

Students will be able to identify and implement the twelve principles of animation, including timing, staging, anticipation, and overlapping action, to a greater degree of depth.

X-Sheet and Sound

Students will be able to calculate timing for an animated scene based on sound and other cues.

Action Analysis and Troubleshooting

Students will be able to explore basic action analysis and troubleshooting for an animation and apply their discoveries to action-based character animation.