ARTDES 108 - Animation for non-Majors
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Art and Design (ARTDES)
Department: School of Art and Design
3 (Non-LSA credit).
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May not be repeated for credit.
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"Our writers and poets (animators/storytellers) find the meaning, or hidden life, in the observable life, they elicit from the visible what is invisible — who we are and where we are going and to what moral consequence."

—E.L. Doctorow

Students are immersed in the theory & practice of animation in this intensive hands-on process oriented laboratory for creative inquiry into time-based media. Covering direct & handmade process/techniques, students develop animation concepts & skills through the (8) areas of focus in this course. From Zoetropes, Flipbooks, Spin Cycle & Pixilation, the Exquisite Corpse (Anijam), Underlight-Sand to Paper Cut-Out Collage & Clay. Personal expression in both the individual & group projects is emphasized.

Students are introduced to animation from the perspective of the artist. As artists they find their own voice through the discipline of animation as an artist's medium for self-expression from a materials based perspective.

The Animation Book Kit Laybourne Three Rivers Press ISBN 0-517-88602-2

#68 Pencils, Pencils, Color pencils
Drawing Sketchbooks, Drawing Board, Ream/201b. copy paper, 3x5 or 4/6 unlined white index cards, 1 1/4' Binder Clips, Isopropyl Alcohol, Color paper, Sewing Thread, Color Plasticine Clay (clay with oil &wax, not Fimo or Sculpy), Laptop computer or portable Hard Drive to up-load & down-load files.

ARTDES 108 - Animation for non-Majors
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001 (LAB)
TuTh 6:00PM - 9:00PM
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