DM110 Weekly Schedule Spring 2016

 

WK01: JAN 25-29

Drawn Animation I: Flipbooks

A. Intro to Class: Animation Physics

Lab: Flipbooks-Ball Bounce

Assignment: Flip Books/Animate Coin

Read: Timing and Spacing-Animation Survival Kit p.36-39

 

B. Flights of Fancy: Elaborating on Flipbooks

Lab: Animated Calisthenics

Assignment: Flights of Fancy

 

WK02: FEB 01-05

Drawn Animation II: Circle Boogie

A. Circle Boogie: Key Frame Animation(A270/Drawing Lab)

Lab: Rough Animated Keys

Assignment: Refine/Line-test Keys

Read: Breakdown and Inbetween-Animation Survival Kit p.48-51

 

B. Circle Boogie: Key Frame Animation (A270/Drawing Lab)

Lab: Breakdown Animation/Clean-up Pass

Assignment: Final Inbetween/Color

 

WK03: FEB 08-12

Drawn Animation III:  Cycles/Post-its

A. Post-it Note I: Walk Cycles

Lab: Post-it Note Walk Cycles

Assignment: Walk Cycle Variation

Read: Walk, Run, Skip-Preston Blair

 

B. Post-it Note II: "Off the Pegs"

Lab/Assignment: "Off the Pegs" 

 

WK04: FEB 15-19

Object Animation:

A. Playing Under the Camera

Lab: Object Animation

Assignment: Bring in Animatable Valentine's Candy/Object

 

B. Movable Feast

Lab/Assignment: Candyjam

 

WK05: FEB 22-26

Zoetropes  

A. 2D Zoetrope

Lab/Assignment: Create/Shoot 2D Zoetrope

 

B. 3D Zoetrope

Lab/Assignment: Design/Build and Shoot 3D Zoetrope

 

WK06: FEB 29-MAR 04

Cut Out Animation I

A. Paper Puppets

Lab: How To Design and Rig a Paper Puppet

Assignment: 5 Panel Pitch (2)

 

B. Blocking (Teams)

Lab: Scene Planning/Animation Test

Assignment: Blocking (20-30 seconds)

 

WK07: MAR 07-11 

Cut Out Animation II

A. Pre-Production

Lab: Scene Building, Rigging, etc.

 

B. Final Animation (Teams)

Lab: Final Pre-Production

Assignment: Cut-out Circus Act (20-30 seconds)

 

 

WK08: MAR 14-18

Drawn Lip-Sync

A. Character Design/Track Reading

Lab: Design Character

Assignment: Character Designs/Track Read Audio

 

B. Custom Phonemes

Lab: Animate

Assignment: Finish/Shoot Lip-sync

 

WK09: MAR 21-25 SPRING BREAK

 

WK10: MAR 28-APR 01 NO CLASS MONDAY

Drawn Lip-Sync

B. Custom Phonemes

Lab: Animate

Assignment: Finish/Shoot Lip-sync

 

WK11: APR 04-08

Under Camera Animation-Charcoal/Sand  

A. Sand/Charcoal Animation

Lab: Animate Sand/Charcoal (Pairs)

Assignment: Sand/Charcoal (3-5 Second)

 

B. Sand Animation

Lab: Animate Sand/Charcoal (Pairs)

Assignment: Haiku (5 Panel Pitch x2)

 

WK12: APR 11-15

Under Camera Animation Paint on Glass/Pinscreen 

A. Paint on Glass

Lab: Paint on Glass

Assignment: Eight Images (Charcoal or Sand)

 

 

A. Animated Haiku

Lab: Animated Rehearsal (teams by medium)

Assignment: Haiku Animation (7-10 Seconds)

 

WK13: APR 18-22 

Clay Lip Sync I

A. Record Dialogue/Design Clay Self Portrait

Lab: Record Audio/Begin Sculpt

 

B. Review Recordings/Begin Sculpt

Assignment: Mining for Audio Gold (3 Clips)

 

WK14: APR 25-29

Clay Lip Sync II

A. Clay Lip Sync: Break Down Audio/Phonems

Lab: Trackreading/Design Phonemes

Assignment: Break down Audio

 

B. Clay Lip Sync: Animation/Post Audio

Lab/Assignment: Animation and  Audio

 

WK15: MAY 02-06

A. Chalk Animation (Teams of 3)

Lab: Brainstorm for "Visual Spring" (Assign Themes)

Assignment: Research Assigned theme (12 Images)

 

B. Chalk Animation (Teams of 3)

Lab: Sidewalk Chalk Animation

Assignment: Format Animation and Add Audio

SHOW CASE: MAY 06

EXAM WK: MAY 09-12