DM335TB 2D COMPUTER ANIMATION

WEEKLY BREAKDOWN 2012:

 

WK01: JAN 24-JAN 26

Overview/Traditional Scan and Paint

A: Anim Pro Overview

Video: Chapter 1: Getting Started 

Assignment: Bring in 12 Animated Drawings (6 Keys)

 

B: Scanning/Paint

Video: Chapter 5: Adding Colours 1-3

Assignment: Scan, Paint, Export Movie

colorAnimation_name.mov

 

WK02: JAN 31-FEB 02

Flour Sacks Plan and Animate

A: Tradigital Flour Sacks

Video: Chapter 2: Sketching a Character 

Assignment: Ball Bounce w/Color and Shadow

ballBounce_name.jpg

 

B: Key Frame/Breakdowns

Video: Chapter 16: Tradigital Animation

Assignment: Key Frames and Breakdowns

flourSack_Keys_name.mov

 

WK03: FEB 07-FEB 09

Flour Sacks Finishing up

A: Clean-up and Inbetween

Video: Chapter 3: Drawing, Tracing and Cleaning  

Assignment: Clean-up and Inbetween

 

B: Digital Paint/Highlight & Shadow

Demo: Digital Paint/Highlight & Shadow

Break:

Films: John Dilworth

Video: Chapter 5: Adding Colours ( 4-6)

Assignment: Final Flour Sack

 

WK04: FEB 014-FEB 16

Morph Tools

A: Morphing

Video: Chapter 18: Morphing

Assignment: Pitch Targets A & B

morphTarget1_name.jpg

morphTarget2_name.jpg

 

B: Alphabet (Morphing)

Assignment: Morphing Alphabet

Final Morph Quicktime

morphTargets_name.mov

 

WK05: FEB 21-FEB 23

Lip-Sync I (Tradigital/Paper Animation)

A: Intro to Lip-sync/Pass out Audio Files (3-6 Seconds)

Assignment: Character Design and Pose Sheet

Pose Sheet: (3-4 Poses based on and beyond Audio Clip)

Lip-SyncPose_name.jpg

 

B: Audio Breakdown/Design Phonemes

Video: Chapter 20: Sound  00:47:15

Assignment: Rough Animation

Key Frames & Breakdowns

 

WK06: FEB 28-MAR 01

Lip-Sync II Animation

A: Rough Animation/Key Poses

Assignment: Revise Rough Animation

 

B: Clean-up and Assign Phonemes

Assignment: Full Clean-up and Inbetweens

 

WK07: MAR 06-MAR 08

Aviator I Puppet-Introduction

A: Screen Final Lip-Sync

 

B: Introduce Aviator Project

Assignment: Aviator/Flying Machine Pitch

 

WK08: MAR 12-MAR 16

SPRING BREAK

 

WK 09: MAR 20-MAR 22

Aviator II Puppet-Design

A: Aviator/Machine Exploration

Critique Designs

In Class: Show Moonboy Puppet

Video Chapter 6: Gathering Content 1-2,8 00:27:55

 

Assignment: Final Design/Turnaround

 

B: Puppet Design Pitch

Video: Chapter 2.2:(Review)/Chapter 4: More Drawing Tools  00:30:50

Import to ToonBoom from PDF Single layers/three separate drawings

 

Assignment: Create Template Puppet in 3 Views in Toon Boom

Front, 3/4, Side against background

sleeper_aviatorTurnaround.jpg (1920x1080)

 

WK10: MAR 27-MAR 29

Aviator III Puppet-Break Out & Rig

A: Break Out Puppet

Video: Chapter 7: Character Breakdown Part 1  01:02:24

Assignment: Complete Character Break Out in 3 Views

 

B: Build Puppet

Videos: Chapter 8: Character Breakdown Part 2   00:52:16

 Assignment: Create Extra drawings

3 Hands: Front, Back, Fist with Prop, Etc

2 Feet: Flat Foot, Toe Bent

 

WK11: APR 03-APR 05

Rig and Animate Puppets

A: Rigging Puppet

Video:  Chapter 9: Rigging   02:03:13

Assignment: Rigged Character to Library

Aviator_name.tpl

 

B: Animate Puppet

Video: Chapter 14: Cut Out Animation 01:26:00

Assignment: Animate Turn, March, Salute

Aviator_name.tpl

March_name.mov

 

WK12: APR 10-APR 12

Rig and Animate Puppets

A: Rigging Puppet

Video:  Chapter 9: Rigging   02:03:13

Assignment: Rigged Character Positions to Library

Aviator_name_MASTER.tpl

Aviator_name_FRNT.tpl

Aviator_name_3Q.tpl

Aviator_name_SIDE.tpl

 

 

B: Animate Puppet

Video: Chapter 14: Cut Out Animation 01:26:00

Assignment: Animate Turn, March, Salute

Sleeper_Aviator.tpl

Sleeper_March.mov

Sleeper_FlyingMachine_turnarounds.jpg

 

WK13: APR 17-APR 19

Flying Machine I: Design/Build

A: Pitch Designs

Assignment: Build Front and Side Views

 

B: Build/Animated Cycles

Video: Chapter 12: Animation Paths Part 1   00:44:15

Video: Chapter 13: Animation Paths Part 2  01:16:34

Assignment: Breakdown and Rig Flying Machines

5 Panel Story Pitch

 

WK14: APR 24-APR 26

The Great Race: Layout

A: Layout/Scene Set-up

Video: Chapter 11: Scene Setup   01:07:21

 

B: Layout Revisions

Video: Chapter 17: All About Timing Part 1 01:36:32

 

WK15: MAY 01-MAY 03  ***DEADLINE FOR SPRING SHOWCASE

The Great Race: Finishing Up

 

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