Computer Science
 

Introduction to Three-Dimensional Animation

Introduction to Three-Dimensional Animation
Foundational principles and techniques of three-dimensional animation, including timing and pacing, character setup, and dynamics.
CSANM
252
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCSANM 250
 NoteCourse changed to CSAnm 252 beginning Fall 2012.
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining CSANM 252
Course Outcomes: 

Technical Proficiency

Students will be able to animate in Maya using key frames, blend shapes, and character rigs.

Appealing 3D Animation

Students will be able to translate the twelve principles of animation into 3-dimensional space.

Self-analysis as an Animator

Students will be able to identify personal weaknesses in animation and analyze paths to turn those into strengths.