ANI 245   Introduction to Character Animation* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites or corequisites: ANI 150.

Students will develop and refine foundational skills in 3-dimensional (3D) character animation. Students will demonstrate the fundamental principles of animation and apply them using industry-standard 3D animation software. Students will learn how to navigate a 3D interface, create, and edit animation curves and layers, explore bi-pedal body mechanics, and craft believable and engaging character performances. The class will equip students with the essential skills to express their creativity and imagination compellingly.