DIG: Digital Media Courses


DIG 3309C   Digital 2D Animation

Col of Arts, Soc Sci and Human, Department of Art and Design

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: GRA 2111C

An introduction to the fundamentals of time-based design through the medium of two-dimensional animation. Exercises and projects will introduce students to the basic concepts of animation as a fundamental medium for understanding design in time. Students will be introduced to the attributes of time and movement, elements of the moving image, serial, sequential, and narrative ordering, moving image editing, sound and image relations, and object and event analysis. Students will be introduced to time-based media as an expressive and communicative art form. Aesthetic, technical, historical, and conceptual issues will be addressed through lectures, demonstrations, exercises, projects, screenings, research, and readings.