Two-Dimensional Animation

Two-Dimensional Animation
Fundamental principles of two-dimensional animation: timing, acting, performance, overlapping action, volumes, etc. This is a traditional two-dimensional drawing course.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesDESAN 131 & DESAN 160
 ProgramsContaining DESAN 262
Course Outcomes

Basic Body Language

Students will be able to analyze and apply basic body language to full-body animated scenes.

12 Principles of Animation

Students will be able to identify and implement the twelve principles of animation, including timing, staging, anticipation, and overlapping action, to a greater degree of depth.

X-Sheet and Sound

Students will be able to calculate timing for an animated scene based on sound and other cues.

Action Analysis and Troubleshooting

Students will be able to explore basic action analysis and troubleshooting for an animation and apply their discoveries to action-based character animation.