Course Description & Expectations

The student will use Adobe Flash to create animations, games, renders of the hand and face, create a website, place their work onto a website, create animations for cell phones, industry control panels, company logos, advertising, and local current business applications. A portfolio will be the student’s final product. The first year course is designed as an introduction to computer animation using industry standard software and hardware, and will include storyboarding. This interdisciplinary course will use the internet and other resources to research and develop animated computer projects.

This course will enhance skill development in modeling, materials development, camera placement, lighting, effective composition, storyboarding, and animation.  Introduction to multimedia presentation management will be included in this project oriented class with research into various areas of the animation industry.

Course Concepts:                                                                                                        

Story, character development, animation principals and techniques used to create 2d animation, while synchronizing image and sound.