3D Modeling, Animation, Compositing and Special Effects


Times Offered Syllabus
Lec-Lab TTh 10:00am-11:50am

Times are for SPRING 2017
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Prerequisites Technologies Studied
Knowledge of any 2D paint, drawing, or CAD program.
3D, modeling, animation, special effects, character, character animation, Maya, Autodesk
Course Description
A thorough introduction to creating 3D animation, regardless of your background…

In 3D (as in life!), there are different methods for achieving similar results and you need to balance the interaction of vision, budget and time constraints. That said, you can achieve an enormous portion of your vision with a few simple tricks.

This course will give you an overview of developing a 3D animation from modeling to rendering. You will learn the basics of surfacing, lighting, animation and modeling techniques, you will explore volumetrics, modifiers, particle systems, Booleans and inverse kinematics. By the time the class is over, you will have created 3 short films – and you will want to make more.
Why Students Take ITP-215
Students take the class to gain a strong footing in the state-of-the-art tools and techniques used in creating cutting-edge 3D computer graphics and animation. They also end up understanding the many opportunities and career tracks available to them through the field.
Course is Part of...
3D Computer Graphics and Modeling (SPECIALIZATION)
3D Animation (MINOR)
Video Game Design and Management (SPECIALIZATION)
3D Computer Graphics and Modeling (MINOR)
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Lance Winkel