Portfolio Preparation: 2D Animation
Develop traditional and computer animation techniques, by using 2D methods and Flash software on Wacom technology computer systems. In this course, students learn character animation skills including the basics of storyboarding, character development, staging, timing, weight, and anticipation. Students also view and analyze a variety of animated films to aid in developing technique and animation projects. This fun interactive course engages students to express their creativity and artistic skill while preparing them for college level animation courses.
First Class Materials: 9” x 12” drawing pad, set of graphite pencils (Faber Castell 9000 Design Pencil Tin Set or any comparable brand), eraser, set of colored pencils (Sargent Art 22-7224 24 Count Assorted Colored Pencils or any comparable brand), set of assorted color pens (Pentel color pen set, 36 assorted colors or any comparable brand), USB Drive Preferably 16GB, “Cartoon Animation” by Preston Blair.
• All students attending courses on the Goldsmith Campus must check in with Continuing Education staff in the lobby of the Ahmanson Building.
• All Portfolio Preparation students are required to submit a completed Pre-College Programs Emergency Contact Information Form, Policies and Procedures Acknowledgement of Receipt, and Photo/Video Release Form prior to admittance into the classroom. Students will not be permitted to attend without this.
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