Course Description : This course is an introduction to animation for websites and web applications. Animated graphics and type, interactive user interface design, and basic character development are covered. Traditional animation terminology and techniques are discussed as they apply to professional animation software, such as Flash, Maya and After Effects. Projects involve assembling clips with motion and sounds, and developing short interactive animation that responds to user input. Projects focus on developing short animation pieces for basic web publishing. Project-based learning is used in applying techniques and technologies to emphasize conceptual and creative development.
Department Description : Visual, Performing and Media Arts