GVC 585

Aesthetics and Practice of 3D Animation

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Summer II Main campus No

Level: Graduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: $40

Pre-requisites: None

Beginning with the fundamentals of three-dimensional modeling and animation, this course seeks to broaden students' understanding of the theories and practice of digital animation and design. Students study modeling, animation, texturing, lighting, rendering, rigging and dynamics, gaining familiarity with an animation production pipeline. Through exposure to all relevant facets of 3D animation with industry-standard software, students will be provided with a base foundation and grasp of aesthetics from which to generate and animate original content. Prior experience with Autodesk Maya not required.