Class objectives & expectations
Concepts and History
- What is Animation? (Manipulation of time, a visual language, film, dream medium…)
- What are the possibilities of Animation?
- Ancestors of Animation Film:
- Contemporary adaptation of the traditional tool:
- What medium has been used for animation?
- What are the properties of animation?
- What is Timing?
- What is morphing?
Show how to make a Zoetrope
Screening (other forms of animation):
- 2 zoetrope strips (1 walk cycle and 1 morph)
- 2 flip books, 50 pages each (1 morph and 1 journey), due next week in class.