DGMA 3403 - Computer Animation III, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): CIAT 2403 with C or better or DGMA 2403 with C or better

Level: Lower

This is a course which introduces the student to 3D computer animation. Autodesk's Maya software is emphasized. The course focuses on the building and rigging of skeletons for organic and inorganic objects as well as animation of biped, quadruped, and object motion, and soft-body and rigid-body object motion to visually communicate specific actions and/or emotions. Traditional animation concepts and 3D computerized animation techniques will be theoretically explored and practically applied.