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GRDE462 Introduction to 2D Animation

[2–2, 3 cr.]

This studio course introduces various 2D animation techniques and software. A history of animation is introduced highlighting key innovations and innovators as a basis for the course.

Emphasis is placed on concept development, narration, writing and timing. Students are taught to create an animation from start to finish. The fundamentals of character design, animation, storyboarding, movement, sound design, acting and editing for an animated short movie are explored.

Prerequisite: FND251 Digital Media and ART222 Drawing II