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Introduction to 3D Computer Animation

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Course No: GRFX.320; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

Students will learn the fundamentals of computer generated 3D modeling and animation. The emphasis will be on virtual sculpting, digital cinematography as well as the fundamental process of animation production including script & concept development, storyboarding, modeling, animating, rendering and post-production. Various independent short animations will be screened for aesthetic and critical inquiry along with the lectures dedicated to the production techniques. The course will also introduce the student to historical and contemporary perspectives related to the discipline.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop proficiency required. Online and Continuing Education majors, certificates and non-degree OCE students only.
  • Special Notes: Access to Adobe's Creative Cloud Software requires a monthly Creative Cloud membership subscription. Special pricing is available for students: Visit https://creative.adobe.com/plans?plan=edu Note: While the above courses will not transfer directly into the Art Department's Bachelor of Fine Arts Day School degree program, certain two-course clusters may be accepted for transfer upon prior department approval.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

Questions About This Course?

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