2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IANIM 1250 Principles of Animation I

This course will introduce students to the medium of animation as an art form, expose them to its wide range of aesthetic possibilities, and teach them the twelve principles and techniques of animation and some basics of filmmaking. Class projects will focus on easy-to-manipulate mediums, like clay, cut-paper, puppets and found objects. A number of classes will focus on experimental animation where students will be working with paint, collage, sand and photographs within non-narrative structures.