Oct 04, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AN3D 3330 - 3D Character + Production Design

Credits: 3

In this junior-level studio course, students explore methods of developing character assets. The relationship between topology, edge-flow, anatomical structure, and mesh deformation will be explored. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the practical knowledge to produce a character of high visual quality and technical functionality.

Prerequisites: AN3D 2320 - 3D Computer Lighting + Materials .

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Design characters, clothing, and props with strong narrative impact.
  • Utilize color, shape, texture, and silhouette to increase impact of design work.
  • Experiment with different visual design styles.
  • Recognize the importance of look development (Look Dev) in an animation production pipeline.
  • Translate 3D design work into functional, well-developed 3D assets.

AN3D 3330 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

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