IM190 Intermediate Animation

Course Description

In this 3D Animation class students explore a series of exercises designed to develop a better sense of timing, action, balance, body language and character animation. Topics such as line of action, emotion, exaggeration and realistic movement will be discussed. Students will create a series of short animations such as a walk cycles, run cycles, and pose to pose actions that demonstrate clean and clear character motion.

Learning Outcomes/Topics

  • Gain a Deeper Understanding of the Principles of Animation
  • Explore a Full-Body Bipedal Rig
  • Create a Walk Cycle
  • Create a Run Cycle
  • Create a Pose to Pose Action Animation
  • Create a Lip-Sync Animation using the Aardman Rig