Mar 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AN2D 4240 - Advanced Character Animation + Motion Studies

Credits: 3

This senior-level studio course is a continuation of Character Animation + Motion Studies. Students will refine their skills and knowledge through assignments that include character acting with lip-sync combined with specific activities or conflicts. Upon successful completion of this course students will have animated advanced, narrative-driven motion using character, performance and dialogue.

Prerequisites: AN2D 3230 - Character Animation + Motion Studies  

Notes: (Formerly AN 4410 Advanced Character Animation Motion Studies)

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Animate non-human characters with a strong emphasis on weight, physics, performance and acting.
  • Translate and combine effects such as snow, fire, smoke and rain into a 2D visual style.
  • Recognize proper motion study as it translates into quality animation.
  • Identify phoneme mouth shapes and apply them to dialogue and lip-sync for non-human characters.
  • Differentiate locomotion in quadruped, biped and avian characters.

AN2D 4240 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  


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