ARTC 4000 2D Animation Topics
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Topics for the semester:
Principles of Animation
Timing
Squash and stretch
Anticipation
Staging
Arcs
Overlapping action/Follow Through
Secondary action
Exaggeration
Appeal
Solid Drawing
Ease in/ease out
Pose to Pose/Straight ahead
History of Animation
Early animation
American animation
Canadian animation
International animation
Various Techniques
Cinematic language
Camera shots and angles
Cuts, fades, dissolves and transitions
Sound for animation

Sound Effects
Narration/Voice
Background Music
Sound Relationships

Timing for animation
Spacing
Velocity and Speed
Trajectory Charts
Mood
Character Motion
Walking
Jumping
Lifting
Turning around