Animation 1 is a dynamic course offering a strong foundation in traditional and digital animation. This course will explore the history of the moving image and the evolution of animation as an art form. Students build skills in storyboarding, narration and original character development. The bulk of the course will be conducted as a hands-on workshop applying a variety of animation techniques. Methods range from zoetropes, Claymation and stop motion to experimental mixed media applications utilizing Adobe Creative Suite.
Animation 1 is designed to give students a taste of all different types of animations ranging from drawing frame by frame, to stop motion and landing in the digital world of frame by frame animation.