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Animation 2D/3D (online)

Last updated on Jun 20, 2022

June 27-July 29 (5 weeks)

No class Monday, July 4 (holiday observed)

Scheduled class time: Monday through Friday / 9 am - 3 pm PST


SAMPLE DAILY CLASS FORMAT

Week 1 - 2D

Week 2 - 2D

Week 3 - 3D

Week 4 - 3D

Week 5 - Working on Final Collaborative Projects (2D, 3D or combo of the two)

MONDAY / 9:00 am - 3:00 pm PST

9:00 am – Log onto Zoom classroom for full class meeting and introduction to the day's assignments

9:15-9:45 am – Students work independently watching demo video for Part One

9:45-10:00 am – Meet back in Zoom room to address any questions

10:00-10:15 am BREAK

10:15-10:45 am - Students work independently watching Part Two demo video

10:45-11:00 am – Meet back in Zoom to answer any questions

11:00-11:45 am – Students work independently animating (teacher available during this time to log in remotely to student's computer and provide technical assistance)

11:45 am-12:00 pm – Meet back in Zoom to go over any questions / problems.

12:00-1:00 pmLUNCH BREAK

1:00-2:00 pm – Screening time. Students watch selected animated films.

2:00-2:10 pmBREAK

2:10-3:00 pm – Lab time to finish the day's assignment. Zoom remote one-on-one check-ins on work.

TUESDAY / 9:00 am - 3:00 pm PST

9:00 - 9:45 - Drawing exercises: Gesture poses

9:45- 10:15 Drawing exercises: Life drawing using Bodies in Motion website

10:00-10:15 am BREAK

10:15 - 11:15 - Character design workshop

11:15 - 12:00 - Independent lab time bringing character designs to life through animated poses

12:00-1:00 pmLUNCH BREAK

1:00 - 2:00 - Shooting video reference workshop; blocking key poses using your reference

2:00-2:10 pmBREAK

2:10 - 3:00 - Independent lab time to finish up character posing animation exercise

This is an immersive studio experience with students earning 3 college credits.

Students continue working outside of class time - evenings and weekends.